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My buddy is looking for some rear tires to put on his 2011 Raptor 125 but me and him cant find any that will fit the stock rims... He runs mostly MX and sometimes trails...
 

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If I had to make a choice I'd keep the stock tires and get some liter wheels.
I like those tires on mini quads in MX. J.M.O
 

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If you haven't thrown the 940's away I'll take them off your hands.
I even pay the shipping.;)
Its my buddy's 125... The 940's?
 

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18" rear and 19" front tires are a common tire combination especially among the MX crowd.

Here are some choices from one of our sponsors. Four choices up front and 8 for the back. Make sure your friend knows that the rear tires do not have to be exactly the 9" stock width, the stock wheel will accommodate wider and skinnier tires than that.

http://www.motosport.com/atv/19x6x10-tires
http://www.motosport.com/atv/18x10x8-tires
 

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18" rear and 19" front tires are a common tire combination especially among the MX crowd.

Here are some choices from one of our sponsors. Four choices up front and 8 for the back. Make sure your friend knows that the rear tires do not have to be exactly the 9" stock width, the stock wheel will accommodate wider and skinnier tires than that.

http://www.motosport.com/atv/19x6x10-tires
http://www.motosport.com/atv/18x10x8-tires
Wish I'd have known that before I went out and bought new dual beadlock hiper rears for my 250... Our local Yamaha dealership said the width has to be the same... Would the same thing go on the fronts as it does the rear? (Not having to be identical)
 

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Correct, though the majority of the front tires in 19" size will be 6" wide just like stock. You may find an occasional 19x7.

I'm not sure exactly how wide the stock 125 wheels are, but here is some information on tire/wheel sizing. If you're curious how big your wheels are, you can either measure them obvious or much easier is to read the stamping on the wheel designating the rim diameter and width (ie "8x8" or "10x5.5").

The stock front wheels on most yamahas are a 10" diameter 5.5" wide wheel. This is wide enough for an 8" wide tire. Most factory rear wheels I have come across are 8" wide. This is usually enough to accommodate a 12" wide rear tire in a 20" or taller diameter and I have personally had no problems with 18x9.5-8 rear tires on 8"x8" wheels and I know they make some 10.5" wide 18" tires that should work on an 8" rim as well.
 
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