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i recently found a kart track that will let supermoto race and i want to try my 450 on it, but i dont want to buy a whole new sm set up for it in case i dont want to keep my crf as a supermoto. how hard would it be to put my husky rims on a honda for a day?
 

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Hard.

Spacers need to be machined, and to do that, a lot of measurements need to be taken.

Also, you'll need a caliper relocation bracket for the front caliper.
 

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that is too bad, i guess it is back to buying a whole sm set up for it from motostrano then
 

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used sounds good but all i keep hearing is 800+ for just the rims and tires. then i have to get breaks, spacers, caliper re locator, sprocket, chain ect... and the whole kit from motostrano is only 1200. so i dont know if it would really be cheaper to go the used route on this one.
 

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now that i think of it, what is the advantage of 17's vs. the stock 21/19's that come on dirt bikes? if i were to wrap some street oriented dual sport tires around my stock rims would i be at a disadvantage for riding on kart tracks?
 

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Yeah, but not by much. It really comes down to the rider. I wouldn't even bother with the street tires, just run knobbies. One of the fastest dudes I have seen at Summit Point was on a YZ250f with knobbies. But, he probably is fast everywhere...
 

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knobbies would be gone quick on pavement, but i might bring it out to the vir kart track just to give it a try. another thing i am thinking is a warp 9 front and the stock rear rim with a ds tire on it. seems like a cheaper way to get my crf almost like a sm
 

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I ride non-DOT knobbies on the pavement all the time... they last just fine. One dude on a DRZ on knobbies at Summit hasn't even really seen any wear at all on his tires after several track days. And, they don't need to be brand new, so have a set for dirt, and a set of the kart track. Get a hard terrain tire so the compound is soft.
 

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works for me, i'll bring my husky and my crf out to the kart track on the 7th
 
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