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post #1 of 4 Old 12-27-2015, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
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Tyre size vs TC

Thinking of trying a 190 / 55 rear on my 2014 'ABS but the manual warns aginst non-standard tyre sizes as it says this can mess with the TC.
Anybody tried a 55 rear & experienced any benefits / problems?
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post #2 of 4 Old 12-27-2015, 11:58 AM
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I suppose it could in theory, doesn't the "TC" use the wheel speed of the front and the rear and look for differences, so a tyre with a lower profile would be turning faster so the "TC" would think the wheel is spinning, not sure how sensitive they are with their maths but going from a 50 to a 55 surely wouldn't hurt but
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I have the 190/55 on with no issues at all. As a matter fact I love it. It makes a difference in cornering in a positive way.


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post #4 of 4 Old 12-29-2015, 12:50 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the reply Lou.
I tried a 190/55 on my ZX12R & found it much more agile than with the stock 200/50 so I think I'll give it a go
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