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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-31-2018, 09:41 AM Thread Starter
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Tire suggestions

I recently purchased a 2002 Foreman 500 Rubicon. It currently has 475 miles on it and the tires are like new however im looking for something that offers a bit more traction. I have had ITP mudlites in the past and they seem to do really well in most conditions i encounter. I mostly use the four wheeler for trail riding, some dirt roads and ice fishing. I am not looking to deviate from stock size as i want to maintain current power/speed however i want something a tad bit more aggressive.

I am looking at two different tires.

Kenda Bear Claws or ITP Mudlites. As I stated Ive had the Mudlites on other wheelers and really liked them. The Bear Claws do have a nice looking tread pattern that looks like it would be good for all conditions i ride in. Hard packed trails, some mud, dirt roads, snow and ice fishing.

let me know if you've run either or prefer one over the other!

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-31-2018, 11:10 AM
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Bear claws are a much better tire.

2005 Foreman Rubicon Camo
Perfex, 27" Mudbugs
Heated grips and Thumb , HID's
5K Viper Max winch

2009 Foreman 500FM Green
Perfex with HL springs
27" Execs on Rubicon rims
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4K Viper Max winch

2006 Foreman 500FM Green
28" Mugbugs, stretched, Perfex, HLsprings
3K Superwinch winch

2009 475 Rancher AT Tan
26" Mudbugs on Rincon rims
Warn winch. Foreman pod light with HID, SRA gear reduction
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pitbulls, 589's, ex's also all get my vote for a decent all over tire with more aggressive tread!
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I've run 26" 589s and 26" mudlites, they really didn't suck any power and worked excellent.
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I like my 26" Maxxis Bighorns
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