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Dunlop Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire - 31AE-78

  • Part #: 544381
  • Manufacturer Part #: 31AE-78
Our Price: $149.43 *
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Overview of Dunlop Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire - 31AE-78



  • H-rated for speeds up to 130 mph
  • Designed, constructed and tested right here in the U.S.A. by Dunlops engineering team that has decades-long experience with H-D bikes
  • Tread pattern promotes even wear and quiet riding in any weather
  • Belted for extra load capacity
  • Tubeless blackwall, bias-ply construction


Safety Warning: Please consult tire manufacturers publication(s) and/or website(s) for information on tire care, safety, installation, maintenance, manufacturers warranty and other information. The tires used for your application must have a load index and speed rating equal to or greater than the tires fitted as original equipment

Sidewall ID Information: Dunlop American Elite 130/70B-18 M/C 63H
DIMENSIONS:
Inflated Width/Measuring Rim Width:
5.00 in./3.00 in.
Inflated Diameter: 25.15 in.
Acceptable Rim Width: 3.00 in.
Deepest Thread Depth: 6/32 in.
Width of White Stries: Not Applicable
Balance Dot: One Yellow
Speed Rating: H-Rated for speeds over 130 MPH
CAPACITIES AND CONSTRUCTION:
Load Capacity/Inflation Pressure:
600 lbs/41 psi
Load Range: B
Bias or Radial Ply: Bias
Tread Plies/Material: 3 Nylon/2 Fiberglass
Sidewall Plies/Material: 3 Nylon
DOT Approved for Road Use: Yes
Tube or Tubeless: Tubeless

Specs for Dunlop Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire - 31AE-78

Aspect Ratio 70
Diameter - Rim - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 18 in.
Load Rating 63(600 LBS)
Position - Tire/Wheel Front
Sidewall Blackwall
Speed Rating H(130 MPH)
Tire Classification Touring
Tire Construction Bias
Type - Tube Tubeless
Units Each
Weight 14.10 lbs
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 130
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 5.00
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 5.10
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike MT

Specs for Dunlop Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire - 31AE-78

Aspect Ratio 70
Diameter - Rim - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 18 in.
Load Rating 63(600 LBS)
Position - Tire/Wheel Front
Sidewall Blackwall
Speed Rating H(130 MPH)
Tire Classification Touring
Tire Construction Bias
Type - Tube Tubeless
Units Each
Weight 14.10 lbs
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 130
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 5.00
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 5.10
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike MT

Fitment for Dunlop Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire - 31AE-78

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Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire - 31AE-78

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Great buying experience

Haven't had a chance to try the tires yet as it's snowing in Northern Illinois, but the purchase experience with Dennis Kirk was great! Competitive pricing and fast shipping. This was my first time buying from DK, but I'll be back!

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American Elite Front Tire

Just put them on and they ride nice. Good value and hope to see good mileage from them.

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from Hebron, KY

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this is my second american elite front tire, all around good performance, traction,mileage and handling.

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from muskogee ok

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Front American Elite 130/70HB-18 Blackwall Tire

After reading spme excellent reviews for these tires, I purchased a set for my Street Glide. I have only put a few hundred miles on the tires to date (just installed last week) but I reallly notice a better handling and smoother ride from these tires compared to the stock Dunlops.

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from Oregon

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Dunlop front tire American Elite

Purchased a set of tires that replaced the previous set of Dunlops on my Street Glide, because of the excellent mileage I got on the former set. I got almost 17,000 miles out of the previous set. To me this is pretty good wear. So far I've got only about 2,000 miles on 'em. Wanted new tires for our Texas trip. Excellent traction and handling. So far no rain experience with this set, but the previous set did fine in wet weather.

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high milage and great price

these look like the exact same tires on my harley, same tread and all. the difference is they do not say harley on the sides. the biggest difference is the savings over purchasing these at hd dealership. i am sure i will get the same mileage out of these as the the original tires.

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Very good tire

Bought as a pair and got a $50.00 rebate gift card. Very fast shipping and staff answered all questions I had. You can't go wrong with Dunlop.

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from Pocono mts, Pa

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Great Tire.

I put this front tire on my 10' Street Glide CVO. I don't have a lot of miles on this tire but does preform great in the corners and on the road.

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from Austin, TX

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