for the record - Honda Foreman Forums : Rubicon, Rincon, Rancher and Recon Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
Honda Rider
 
Gamikastu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Warner Robins GA
Posts: 41
for the record

my Foreman 500, is EXTREMELY capable. I am impressed thoroughly. the tires, Maxxis M978 24x10x12 in the back and 24x8x12 in the front are totally impressive. i felt at first they didn't grip in soft stuff, and they kind of don't, but on the rocks and hardpack they just push... i was following a polaris with mud tires and it just spun in 2wd and he had to stop, and shift into 4x4. i went right up it, WITH a passenger, in 2wd. all in all, this ATV is quite literally an ALL terrain bike.

A recently acquired well used but runs great 2007 Honda TRX500FE foreman. Camo color, Warn Winch on the front.
Gamikastu is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 04:01 PM
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
Tank's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Kennasaw Georgia
Posts: 1,756
Well its always great to out do a popo. Buy then again it aint hard to do either...... LOL

F&AM Rockwell 191 PM
08 Foreman ES Tan
XTREME 2" lift
26in Swamplites, ITP wheels
Moose skid plate
Tusk hand guards
1 1/2" wheel spacers
4" storage tube "Black"
2 50 cal ammo cans "Black"
WARN XT2500
Hockey puck spring spacers

07 Recon ES Green
1 1/2" wheel spacers
2" lift
Tusk hand Guards
Rancher wheels and tires
Tank is offline  
post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 04:03 PM Thread Starter
Honda Rider
 
Gamikastu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Warner Robins GA
Posts: 41
i believe i need to correct myself, Maxxis M975****

but i'm certain they are 24's and not the stock 25's.... looking at a set of identicle tires in 25's on local craigslist just about brand new for 125.... for a set.

A recently acquired well used but runs great 2007 Honda TRX500FE foreman. Camo color, Warn Winch on the front.
Gamikastu is offline  
post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 05:43 PM
Honda Rider
 
Big_Shane500's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Brooklet, GA
Posts: 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tank View Post
Well its always great to out do a popo. Buy then again it aint hard to do either...... LOL
True dat. My dad took mine up to the mountains, guy he met had a brand new Polaris 500, straight from the dealer. He said the heap wouldn't crank, wouldn't idle, and it shut off on him just idling down the trail. Wheras the 7 year old Honda ran like a top

2005 Foreman 500

2" Lift
28" Outlaws
Steel ITPs
Clutched
Police Strobes
Snorkeled
No baffle
New paintjob
Rhino-lined racks
Big_Shane500 is offline  
post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 10:22 PM
Honda Addict
 
chuckb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sarasota County, FL
Posts: 136
never heard of someone going to 24s on a foreskin before. pics?

2012 Foreman ES (TRX500FE)
Olive Green - 26" Swamp Lites
chuckb is offline  
post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-28-2012, 03:06 PM
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
SSpeckerwood's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: TOOELE, UT
Posts: 10,249
Quote:
Originally Posted by chuckb View Post
never heard of someone going to 24s on a foreskin before. pics?
You said foreskin.....

2014 HONDA FOREMAN 500 ES w/power steering
HOT GRIPS HEATED GRIPS
High-lifter springs
VIP-AIR fairing w/windshield & mirrors.
Street legal

2014 HONDA FOREMAN 500 ES W/power steering
HOT GRIPS HEATED GRIPS
VIP-AIR fairing w/windshield & mirrors.
Street legal

2015 HONDA RUBICON
Black edition
Heat demon heated grips



http://www.ivestertree.com/
facebook.com/ivestertreeandlawn
SSpeckerwood is offline  
post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-28-2012, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
Honda Rider
 
Gamikastu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Warner Robins GA
Posts: 41
Auto correct fail?

A recently acquired well used but runs great 2007 Honda TRX500FE foreman. Camo color, Warn Winch on the front.
Gamikastu is offline  
post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-28-2012, 04:27 PM
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
Steve07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Parts unknown...
Posts: 958
Brain-to-Keyborad Filtre fail...

'87 TRX70
'03 TRX90
'03 TRX350FM
'08 TRX420FM - Warn XT25, 25" Mud Bugs, Moose hand/thumb warmers
Steve07 is offline  
post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
action450s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Newfoundland, Canada
Posts: 688
Id go to a 26" tire if your going through the trouble of replacing them. Having a passenger actually helped you on your climb (traction wise) as the extra weight helped alot. That being said, the foreman is a great bike for climbing because it can crawl well with its low first gear, and i like he low centre of gravity on uneven terrain, makes the bike much more stable and predictable.
action450s is offline  
post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-28-2012, 07:47 PM
Honda Addict
 
chuckb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sarasota County, FL
Posts: 136
Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve07 View Post
Brain-to-Keyborad Filtre fail...
sarcasm detector fail...

2012 Foreman ES (TRX500FE)
Olive Green - 26" Swamp Lites
chuckb is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome