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Old 12-07-2005, 08:29 PM   #1
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I've fitted a new rear tyre - dunlop d908 not listed on the dunlop sites

This tyre does not show up on any dunlop sites worldwide that i know of.

From the side walls comes the following info:

rally raid dunlop d908 rr
140/80 - 18 m/c 70R

max load 335kg at 36 psi cold
tread 6ply 4 nylon 2 aramid
walls 4 play 4 nylon
made in france

the tread is cross shaped and quite unusual. The tread depth of a new tyre is about 14mm.

I've only done a few kms on it so far but will report further after I try my best to destroy it this weekend.

if someone would pm me I will send them an email with photos of the tread so they can post on this site.
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Old 12-07-2005, 09:01 PM   #2
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http://www.dunlop.pl/index2.html?sur...mc_D908RR.html
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Old 12-07-2005, 09:05 PM   #3
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the tyre pictured in that link is not the same tyre in tread pattern as what i have.
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Old 12-07-2005, 10:00 PM   #4
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the tyre pictured in that link is not the same tyre in tread pattern as what i have.
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Old 12-07-2005, 10:11 PM   #5
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thanks tho got onto a local connection, now I need to wait for my aussie connection, atgreg, to post them for me.

For those who are curious I understand that the tyre is still being evaluated and was designed by an aussie rider, wonka.

Here they are currently retailing for $265 aud which is up there.
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Old 12-07-2005, 10:25 PM   #6
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Laugh what's a

tyre? Do you mean .. Tire?

haha! Damn foreigners need to learn to spell or they'll be as unedumikated as we is!

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Old 12-07-2005, 11:22 PM   #7
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Tyre photos for mouse; they look interesting, wonder if they make a 17" rear for my Africa twin ??







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Old 12-08-2005, 02:16 AM   #8
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tyre? Do you mean .. Tire?

haha! Damn foreigners need to learn to spell or they'll be as unedumikated as we is!

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Thats a tyre you big galoot. Tire is when you get tired. Youre not tyred now are ya?

ps: thats a damn fine looking Tyre!

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Old 12-08-2005, 03:36 AM   #9
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Tis an interesting pattern

First christian tyre I've seen

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Old 12-08-2005, 05:06 AM   #10
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They're for when you know you're in deep $hit............hope and PRAY!!Ohhhh..........seen the check spelling option??!!Also BALDY........THE FACES DONT WORK!!(in fact none of them options work!!)
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Old 12-08-2005, 06:23 AM   #11
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New Dunlop rr tire

Check herehttp://www.tiresunlimited.com/ALL%20TIRES/Dunlop/dunlop_d908.htm says available early 06
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Old 12-08-2005, 05:55 PM   #12
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Question Very interesting...

Can't find the D908 either, but I do find the D907 (140/80-18). Looks like the one in the link from wsmc99.
Has anyone tried the D907 on the 950?
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Old 12-08-2005, 06:05 PM   #13
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Anyone know the speed rating of this tire? From the spec provided "140/80 - 18 m/c 70R" it would seem it's 70R. I don't know what this means. Is this less than H or V-rated? I don't require V-rated tire like Scorpion's but I at least would like an H rated tire like TKC's. If it's speed rated to low triple digits, that's one terrific looking tire for Central-South American travel...especially if its durable.
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Old 12-08-2005, 06:53 PM   #14
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I believe the tyre was developed for dakar style races and the installing dealer told me it is v rated. However, that said, the info on the side seems to indicate it is r rated which is good for 170kmh at full load.
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Old 12-09-2005, 03:55 PM   #15
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WOW do i like that tyre or wot
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