Rear Tire Size 5.10 X 17 0r 4.60X17

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Hi folks. I'm currently running a 5.10 on the rear of an 84 XR350R. Should I stay with that size or for 20.00 less go for the 4.60. I'm fairley new to the scene so I need a little advice. Thanks for your time. And buy more Canadian wood I need to keep my job so I can buy more US products.Jim out.
 
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If it's working well, and not rubbing against your swingarm or something, i'd stay with the 5.10.
Unless your pinching pennies and want to save a buck or 2 (no, its not a 1-800 collect comercial!!!) and go with the smaller tire.
My '82 500r says stock size is a 4.60, but i'd like to go with a 5.10.
Doesnt look like it'd fit on my bike though, as the 120 tire thats on it now is pretty close to rubbing the swingarm.:(
 
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The 5.10 should fit fine. Maxxis makes a good 17" rear tire called the 6001 Intermediate. I recommend it and its fairly inexpensive and lasts okay.
 
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Thanks guys for your time. I'm on holidays and found a Bridgestone M-22 (used) for 20.00 cdn and snapped it up. It is in primo shape. Ditchrider out.