The 8.00 x 6 tires were just a bit too big to make work well. Swapped out to smaller tires.

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Comment by David J. Beaulieu on March 1, 2019 at 6:36am

Loren, yes as I recall the next size up on skis would be way overkill and certainly more weight.  Minus the cables each main ski adds approx 34 lbs.  Here is a pic of the 8.00 x 6 stock tire supplied with the kit with the initial trial fitment of the ski.

Comment by David J. Beaulieu on February 28, 2019 at 7:58pm

Loren, I agree...disappointing!  But,  just like the front ski setup, I purchased additional wheel setups with hubs and bearings from MATCO to mount the smaller tires.  Swapping wheels will be relatively painless with just the cotter keyed spindle nut and the three torq head button screws which hold the brake disc to the wheel.  Need to come up with a easy attachment to a small jack which I can clamp to the main gear spring and lift each wheel one at a time to do the swap.

Comment by Loren Warner on February 28, 2019 at 3:03pm

Nice, but I'm disappointed the tires don't fit.  I imagine the next size skis are going to be too big for a little Zenith 750?

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