1975 Yamaha DT125 project: tires first (help / advice)

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  1. simsim

    simsim Adventurer

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    After a day on dirtbikes, wife decided to sell the scooter in favor of an older/small bike for neighborhood errands.
    So yesterday we picked up a 75 DT125 (under 2K mi!).
    It needs new tires ... my trouble is the front size: 3.00 x 19 - and I'm not having an easy time finding new tires in that size.
    Anybody know if a 2.75x19 will fit with no issues/problems?

    The rear is 4.10x18 and I figure I could also have a 4.00x18 mounted (right?); I've found Shinkos d-p in both of these sizes, so I figure I'm good there.

    Thanks!
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  2. Andyinhilo

    Andyinhilo Long timer

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    A 2.75-19 and a 4.00-18 will work just fine.
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  3. simsim

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    thank you for the quick reply! :clap
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  4. Cogswell

    Cogswell Spudly Adventurer

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    Shinko 241 would probably work well on that bike.

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  5. simsim

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    I got the Shinkos 244 ... I was on the fence between the two ... 241's most likely next time!
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