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Metzeler Front ME880 150/80VR-16 Blackwall Tire - 1705300

  • Part #: 543227
  • Manufacturer Part #: 1705300

MSRP Price: $280.95

Our Price: $177.88 *

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Overview of Metzeler Front ME880 150/80VR-16 Blackwall Tire - 1705300

50$ Rebate after purchase of two tires

  • Made for the higher loads and handling characteristics of cruiser and touring bikes
  • V-rated for speeds up to 149 mph
  • Front tires feature round tread profile for smooth, neutral steering
  • Computer-designed tread pattern with offset groove alignment for uniform wear characteristics, low noise
  • Tread pattern has excellent water displacement and stability over rain grooves and under hard-braking conditions
  • Sidewall ID Information: METZELER 150/80R-16 M/C 71V ME880 Marathon


  • NOTE: This tire is engineered for the specified motorcycles, and may also have been the original equipment tire. The compound and construction of the tire is uniquely suited to the weight, horsepower and handling characteristics of the motorcycles listed, even though the rest of the description and specifications may match other tires with the same name.

    Model-specific tire for:
    Kawasaki VN2000 Vulcan 2006-2010 (all)

    Dimensions:
    Inflated Width/Measuring Rim Width: 5.86 in./3.5 in.
    Inflated Diameter: 25.43 in.
    Acceptable Rim Width: 3.00-4.00 in.
    Deepest Tread Depth: 5/32 in.
    Balance Dot: Yes
    Directional Arrow: Yes
    Speed Rating: V-Rated up to 149 MPH

    Capacities and Construction:
    Load Capacity/Inflation Pressure: 761 lbs./42 PSI
    Load Range: B
    Bias or Radial Ply: Radial
    Tread Plies/Material: 2 Rayon/2 Polyamide
    Sidewall Plies/Material: 2 Rayon
    DOT Approved for Road Use: Yes
    Tube or Tubeless: Tubeless

    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.

Specs for Metzeler Front ME880 150/80VR-16 Blackwall Tire - 1705300

Aspect Ratio 80
Diameter - Rim - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 16 in.
Load Rating 71(761 LBS)
Position - Tire/Wheel Front
Sidewall Blackwall
Speed Rating V(149 MPH)
Tire Classification Cruiser/Touring
Tire Construction Radial
Type - Tube Tubeless
Units Each
Weight 13.75 lbs
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 150
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 6.00
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike MV

Specs for Metzeler Front ME880 150/80VR-16 Blackwall Tire - 1705300

Aspect Ratio 80
Diameter - Rim - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 16 in.
Load Rating 71(761 LBS)
Position - Tire/Wheel Front
Sidewall Blackwall
Speed Rating V(149 MPH)
Tire Classification Cruiser/Touring
Tire Construction Radial
Type - Tube Tubeless
Units Each
Weight 13.75 lbs
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 150
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike 6.00
Width - Tire - Motorcycle & Dirt Bike MV

Fitment for Metzeler Front ME880 150/80VR-16 Blackwall Tire - 1705300

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Part 543227 fits the following machines

Kawasaki
  • 2012 Kawasaki VN2000_ Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
  • 2007 Kawasaki VN2000A Vulcan
  • 2006 Kawasaki VN2000A Vulcan
  • 2005 Kawasaki VN2000A Vulcan
  • 2004 Kawasaki VN2000A Vulcan
  • 2006 Kawasaki VN2000D Vulcan 2000 Limited Edition
  • 2005 Kawasaki VN2000D Vulcan 2000 Limited Edition
  • 2007 Kawasaki VN2000E Vulcan 2000 Classic
  • 2006 Kawasaki VN2000E Vulcan 2000 Classic
  • 2007 Kawasaki VN2000F Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
  • 2006 Kawasaki VN2000F Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
  • 2009 Kawasaki VN2000H Vulcan 2000 Classic
  • 2008 Kawasaki VN2000H Vulcan 2000 Classic
  • 2010 Kawasaki VN2000J Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
  • 2009 Kawasaki VN2000J Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
  • 2008 Kawasaki VN2000J Vulcan 2000 Classic LT
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Just ordered my second Metzeler ME 880 front tire. Got over 12000 miles out of the first one on a Vulcan 2000. Great tire. Called my order in, got great service and prompt shipping. I will be back to Dennis Kirk!
January 28, 2011
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I had these on my last Kawasaki VN900 an they lasted for 5 summers and then I upgraded to a VN2000 an just bought these tires great brand an price definitely got my service for years to come!!
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This is the first time I have bought metzeler tires they come highly recomended by everyone I know only have about 3k miles on so far
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Instructions and Manuals for Metzeler Front ME880 150/80VR-16 Blackwall Tire - 1705300

Owner's Manual Owner's Manual PDF 205.6 KiB

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