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What tires is everyone running on their x? I just replaced the rear with Bridgestone m-22 because I had it lying around, trying to decide if I need to do the front too and if so with which tire? Maybe I do a matching set, maybe another Bridgestone or the good old trusty perelli's I run on my xr.

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i hav found a mitas c-18 on the rear work really well with a nubliss inside its a soft tyre with good wear quality in in the snotty messy ,sandy rocky tree rooty types of terrain lots of people use them for romaniacs a cheap mans goldentyre,they come with different compounds and are coded with colour stripes green being my tyre of choice

but softer and harder compounds are available

i run a 90 110 18 and it seems to work everywhere plenty of grip climbs slippy stuff brilliantly  

 

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If you live in the Northeast (like me) give the Bridgestone M59 front a try. I absolutely love that tire and it never ceases to amaze me how well it sticks. On the back I usually run either the Pirelli MT16 or Bridgestone X30.

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i live in europe and like the weather here the terrain changes just as fast whilst i would say a softer compound rear tyre seems to work for me i still have not setted on the front so the m59 may be a good choice i will take a look thanks 

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Yes, I should have specified east coast. From the rocks in the Berkshire's to the sand in the Pine Barron's.

What do you think of that exhaust? I have that exact one for my 250x. I have been running a jardine recently but that pipe seems like a great addition to these bikes.

On my 250x I was running perelli xcmh front and rear. Next time I would run the xcms but there great dot tires that last along time

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What do you think of that exhaust? I have that exact one for my 250x. I have been running a jardine recently but that pipe seems like a great addition to these bikes.
On my 250x I was running perelli xcmh front and rear. Next time I would run the xcms but there great dot tires that last along time

Funny you ask about the exhaust. To be honest I'm a purest and I'd like to put the stock exhaust back on. Not only to compare the performance but some rides that I may attend on the bike will not permit aftermarket exhaust. That being said it's not that loud for an aftermarket exhaust kind of sounds nice. Question for you: did you have to rejet the carb for the bike to perform correctly? I bought the crf with this exhaust and I have no comparison although he did give me the stock exhaust as part of the sale. BTW, the slip connection is STUCK, try as I might I can't get it off and I don't want to break stuff.

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Funny you ask about the exhaust. To be honest I'm a purest and I'd like to put the stock exhaust back on. Not only to compare the performance but some rides that I may attend on the bike will not permit aftermarket exhaust. That being said it's not that loud for an aftermarket exhaust kind of sounds nice. Question for you: did you have to rejet the carb for the bike to perform correctly? I bought the crf with this exhaust and I have no comparison although he did give me the stock exhaust as part of the sale. BTW, the slip connection is STUCK, try as I might I can't get it off and I don't want to break stuff.

I am running a stage 2 cam with that pipe and all the ccc mods done. 165 main at sea level. Runs a bit rich. I may try a 160 but I am in the middle of putting a striker crank in it. My experience with the stock exhaust is its heavy, looks like shit, sounds like shit, and has WAY less power than the dr d and it doesn't let the bike have the bark and rely feel of them with the dr d. The dr d with fresh packing and a quiet core insert will be much better in every way. I highly recommend a 250r cam or a hot cam to compliment the pipe. The X cam falls off really fast after 6k but a stage 1 or certain years of r cam keep the bottom end and add a lot of power up top. I also have a 2004 r rear fender on my X. Gets rid of the taillight and makes it look much cleaner. I mounted my tailight upside down under the very back lip of the fender and mounted with nice looking screws. Still visible but looks way cleaner

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These require jetting even with the stock pipe. Cut the airbox if it isn't already and do most of the ccc mods. and pick up a JD jetting kit. Best money you could spend. If it's just airbox and pipe a 150 main would be a good starting point.

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i have recently started to use the goldentyre up front ,i have since buying my crf x had issues with washing of the front end the GT   fatty has eliminated some of them but not all i know on the silty worn out sand i will have to take care or dusty hard pack but i have yet to find a perfect tyre which really does everything so i have settled for the doing 90% of my riding with some degree of confidence  and the loose stuff 10% to take care on .!

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How's this tire treated you?

Awesome. Front and back both the mt-16. Works perfectly in th New England rocks and mud.
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1 hour ago, Undercover Poe said:


Awesome. Front and back both the mt-16. Works perfectly in th New England rocks and mud.

What size rear are you running- 110/100-18?

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I believe the factory size. Which is what I am running. Could it be 100/100? It’s either that or 110/100. Whatever Honda says is stock is what I swear by on this bike. On my xr400 I go 120/100

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