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To answer the OPs question, [email protected] provided the best response!(y)

Otherwise............................

I was wondering how an asymmetrical tire tracks on the Slingshot and does it corner equally on either side considering the tread pattern is different on each side.
Here, allow me to show everybody where to find all the information that they desire to know when it comes to putting asymetrical tires on the SlingShot! :rolleyes:


And here is lots more information about tires on the whole.................


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Hee hee, yeah, that was being kinda snarky, wasn't it, I apologize! :sneaky:

But honestly, each and every question so far being asked here has already been discussed extensively, (sometimes overly-extensively), before if one would just take the time to use the search function, (at the top of the page.) :D

(Clambering down from the pulpit while trying to dodge all of the fruits and veggies!) 馃槚

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It鈥檚 time to replace my rear tire and I
am considering the Michelin Pilot Sport. I was wondering how an asymmetrical tire tracks on the Slingshot and does it corner equally on either side considering the tread pattern is different on each side.
First, some people do not like using an asymmetric tire on the rear of a reverse three-wheeler since they feel the asymmetric tire used as a single tire will want to pull to one side, something that a two wheel axle will cancel out. In my case, I've run 2 different asymmetric tires on the rear of my 2015 Slingshot, a Sumitomo HTR Z III 295/30R18 tire which, to my eye, is only slightly asymmetric (Sumitomo simply calls it asymmetric) and a Nankang NS-20 275/35R18 tire which, once again, looked to me to be only mildly asymmetric. I encountered no unusual handling during the roughly 15-16,000 miles I used those tires with the Sumitomo only giving me around 7,000 miles and the nankang around 9,000 miles. The only thing I noticed about the Nankang NS-20 is it seemed to want to follow any road surface irregularities which I attributed to its soft sidewalls. During Interstate-speed quick lane changes, I did not notice any excessive rolling or other handling irregularities I would attribute to the soft sidewall and only noticed the tendency to follow road irregularities when going straight down the Interstate.
 

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What about a 305/35/20 on the SLR/R models. Any nannies? I will be switching to the Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 4 if I go asymmetrical. For symmetrical I am going to try BFG Comp-2 A/S. I really want the PS AS4 though. I have them in my Tesla and they look and drive amazing.
 

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Rick on my 2015 Slingshot which I traded (Feb 2015 to Sept 2015) on OEM Kendra's I had 16,901 miles on it. I don't drive real hard --- just a little aggressive and I get between 20,000 and 25,000 miles generally. Just a little over a 100,000 miles and put forth rear on last fall.
 

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i know that this is an old thread but what kind of mileage did you get from your Michelin Pilot Sport 4 rear tire. i drive like a grandma so that should be worth some miles.
Honestly, when riding the SlingShot, fuel mileage is the least of my concerns! :D
Oh, duh, I bet you are talking about the life of the tire, aren't you? 馃槵 Having replaced tires on several occasions now, that type of mileage with different rear tires has not made enough difference to be noticeable, just short! Even as mostly a conservative rider myself, that single rear tire takes a lot of abuse whereI have replaced the rear tire several times due to wear, but I have yet to replace the front tires due to wear.
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due to extremely poor front end alignment from my dealership i got 10600 on my front two. i always try and calculate out my mileage on my tires to ensure that i have enough for the riding season. not the easiest thing to do while on a road trip to change a tire. i have two trips planned this year, one a medium trip and the other will be considered long. by my calculations i will have 10,800 on my rear tire after the last trip.
 

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due to extremely poor front end alignment from my dealership i got 10600 on my front two. i always try and calculate out my mileage on my tires to ensure that i have enough for the riding season. not the easiest thing to do while on a road trip to change a tire. i have two trips planned this year, one a medium trip and the other will be considered long. by my calculations i will have 10,800 on my rear tire after the last trip.
Rick with a laser alignment I am getting 40,000+ miles on the fronts and probably could have pushed that a little further but was headed to the Smokes to ride the mountains. Generally get over 20,000 on the rear. Find someone who can do the laser alignment.
 

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My local small tire shop has a touchless mounting machine.
Bought my rear tire (BFGoodrich G-FORCE SPORT COMP-2) on Amazon for $92
Local tire shop charged $20 for mount, balance, dispose of old.

As for the tire.....still unsure. Got it on and the weather turned cold.
Cold roads, cold tire, Slingshot with a Pedal Commander set on sport +3............
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I had my tire changed at a local tie store. Only question was if they can handle a 20 inch rim. Some stores can and some can鈥檛.
 

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I had my tire changed at a local tie store. Only question was if they can handle a 20 inch rim. Some stores can and some can鈥檛.
Very true.
Now that I have 22's, it is even more of a challenge.
My local guy has to make a few adjustments to his tire machine - putting something on backwards - in order to do a tire change for me. He doubled the price because it takes close to an hour to do the tire and change the machine back.
 
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