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I Found some Kenda bearclaws on amazon for a great price, they have only one picture up.

I ordered front tires 12 8 25, and rear tires 12 10 25

The fronts show up first, and I notice this awesome looking red and silver lettering, which the ad did not show. but fine.

the rears show up a couple days later with the Yellow lettering on them.


I contacted Chapparal Motorsports to ask about exchanging the Yellow letters for some Red and silver so they match the front and match my machine aswell


They say. I can return them, but there is no way for them to choose the color I receive. It looks like I may just return all four and find them somewhere better..

seems a bit unprofessional
 

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Shitty.... Sorry to hear about that
Though I ve read great things about Kenda Bearclaws. Any reason you wouldn't consider a set of 26"?
 

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I have considered 26's.

Just a higher price. and my friend will also be getting some bearclaws. we are just trying to save the extra cash.
 

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I'm sure once everything is straightened out, your going to LOVE those new tires!!
 

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A can of brake clean should take the paint off. I’ve ran the k299 bear claws for years they are a great tire.
 

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I'd just run them, you'll never notice the colors once you get mud on them.

Then next time purchase tires from someone else. The return shipping is going to be a pain to have to deal with even with the dealer or Amazon paying it.
 

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this is the type of lettering that is on the front tires... that is why I liked them. They just said that they are changing their branding

I may end up just trying to clean all the letters off
 

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this is the type of lettering that is on the front tires... that is why I liked them. They just said that they are changing their branding

I may end up just trying to clean all the letters off
Personaly, if I was in your shoes looking at my new awesome, bear claw tires in my living room, I'd keep'em , ride' em and enjoy them...
 

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No worries. Ill just clean the letters off and continue through life.

Next time! I will make sure there are no issues regarding colors before I agree to order
 

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I just remembered my cst wild thangs I just bought a bit ago , the rears were painted and the fronts were not. Sure am going to enjoy wearing the paint off the rears.
 

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They are on both sides.....its fine. I wont be ordering from a company that wont help me out now.. im just going to run mismatched tire letters

I been a bit under the flu for week or so. So its just annoying
 

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If you used brake clean it may take a few times. Or try some paint thinner.
 

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I think that before I tried something like brake clean on a rubber tire I would see just what it does to rubber. A lot of these types of solvents will eat rubber seals or turn them into jelly, and I am sure that you wouldn't want that to happen to a new set of tires.
 

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Seriously, stop worrying about something silly as small painted lettering. Run and enjoy those tires!
 
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