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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-21-2012, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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one more spacer ?? i swear

i have no lift on my bike and don't plan on it, just want a little more stability and a wider look, i know it put's a little stress and the bearings and all that... should i go with a 1 inch or a 1.5??? i was thinking 1.5 i want it to be noticable to the eye especially for the money im paying. what's all your guys thoughts

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On all the research I did last year on two different forums. The answer that I got was not to go any bigger than 2in. So I went an inch and a half. But after my install I realized I should have went with 1 1/2 on front and 1in in the back. But that is because of the lift that was installed.

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highlifter springs cause stress at the front outer joint that will weld the snap ring to the cup an you cant get the joint off for boot removal,hence a new axle is in order been there twice now! keep that in mind.

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1" would be plenty. Your wheels are already giving you 1"

Honestly I'd leave it as is. I don't run spacers because I like to try and keep the tires as inside the fenders as possible. I do run them on my 350 for stability because it was so narrow and tall with the 1.5" lift and 26's on OEM wheels.

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I went with 2" rear and 1.5" front. A perfect setup (For me) would be 1.5" rear 2" front.

I'll be swapping spacers here someday when I get low on shop projects.

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I get hit with too much crap as it is with no spacers!

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ok thanks for info guys, i went with 1.5 front and rear, i run a 9 front tire and and 11 back so i think it will be a good setup i hope

2012 FOREMAN 500 ES

27 INCH ZILLA'S
ITP SS212'S ALL BLACK WHEELS
1.5 INCH STI ALUMINUM WHEEL SPACERS
BIG GUN EXHAUST
TWIN AIR FILTER, K&N OIL FILTER
ALUMINUM PRODUCTS SKID PLATE
POWERMADD STAR SERIES HANDGUARDS
MOOSE OZARK REAR BAG
4 INCH PVC STORAGE COMPARTMENT
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I guess so, but by the time you're cleared to ride it'll be nice and dry out for ya

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lol, yes that is true!!!!!

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27 INCH ZILLA'S
ITP SS212'S ALL BLACK WHEELS
1.5 INCH STI ALUMINUM WHEEL SPACERS
BIG GUN EXHAUST
TWIN AIR FILTER, K&N OIL FILTER
ALUMINUM PRODUCTS SKID PLATE
POWERMADD STAR SERIES HANDGUARDS
MOOSE OZARK REAR BAG
4 INCH PVC STORAGE COMPARTMENT
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