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how bad does the bike loose power and how is the power in peanutbutter mud?
i was thinking about giving my wife the foreman and getting a rincon
 

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Honestly, at best it will struggle. It just wasn't designed to turn tires like that. IMO You'd be better off putting them on a Rubi if you want an auto.
 

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To **** with them tires on the Rincon! They don't go together at all. Put 28" Laws on one with a filter + pipe + jet kit and you will spin them all day long. And you will easily out-mud any SRA bike such as the Foreman or Rubicon.
 

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Put 28" Laws on one with a filter + pipe + jet kit and you will spin them all day long.
You put that combo in the peanutbutter mud and you will not move at all. You will most likely break a axle before you move anywhere. I have all those mods and then some done to mine. I would put my money on a 450 w/29's anyday.
 

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QUOTE ("mac102004":3p3kksj4)
Put 28" Laws on one with a filter + pipe + jet kit and you will spin them all day long.
You put that combo in the peanutbutter mud and you will not move at all. You will most likely break a axle before you move anywhere. I have all those mods and then some done to mine. I would put my money on a 450 w/29's anyday.[/quote]

How do you figure? A STOCK Rincon on 26's has more GC then a STOCK Foreman on 29.5's, and the Foreman would struggle and the Rincon would spin the 26's easy. Heck a Rincon on stockers has more GC then a Foreman on 29.5's
 

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How do you figure? A STOCK Rincon on 26's has more GC then a STOCK Foreman on 29.5's, and the Foreman would struggle and the Rincon would spin the 26's easy. Heck a Rincon on stockers has more GC then a Foreman on 29.5's
GC does not do you any good if you can't spin the tires. the rincon has a three speed tranny vs the five speed of the foreman and if you take the rincons first gear vs the first gear of the foremans you will see the foremans gear is lower which makes a big diffence in turning 29's. also you can't compare 26's to 29's the weight alone is alot not to mention the size of the lugs.
 

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How do you figure? A STOCK Rincon on 26's has more GC then a STOCK Foreman on 29.5's, and the Foreman would struggle and the Rincon would spin the 26's easy. Heck a Rincon on stockers has more GC then a Foreman on 29.5's
GC does not do you any good if you can't spin the tires. the rincon has a three speed tranny vs the five speed of the foreman and if you take the rincons first gear vs the first gear of the foremans you will see the foremans gear is lower which makes a big diffence in turning 29's. also you can't compare 26's to 29's the weight alone is alot not to mention the size of the lugs.[/quote]

So what your saying is that a STOCK Foreman will turn 29.5's better then a Rincon will turn 26's? Sorry, but that **** doesn't fly. A stock Foreman isn't going to do anything with 29.5's, just bog to a stop, a Rincon will spin the crap out of 26's. Now, to put the 29.5's on a Foreman your going to need a 2" lift kit, a pipe, air filter, and jet kit AT THE VERY LEAST. Now lets compare, a Rincon with a lift, pipe, air filter, and jet kit will turn 28's in **** near anything and 27's in the thickest of mud. So we have a Foreman on 29.5's with a total of 11.25" of GC vs. a Rincon on 28" laws with 13.5" of GC. I'd put my money on the Rincon.

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I not going to get in a pissing contest with you. All I'm saying is you need to compare apples to apples. A rincon will not turn 29's as well as a foreman will. You can say what you want I have had 29's on my bike and I have all most every mod for a rincon there is and it didn't turn them worth a sh!t. Most of the people I ride with on this board know my bike vary well and can tell you in the thick stuff I some time have trouble turn the laws very good.
 

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I not going to get in a pissing contest with you. All I'm saying is you need to compare apples to apples. A rincon will not turn 29's as well as a foreman will. You can say what you want I have had 29's on my bike and I have all most every mod for a rincon there is and it didn't turn them worth a sh!t. Most of the people I ride with on this board know my bike vary well and can tell you in the thick stuff I some time have trouble turn the laws very good.
I agree with what you said, and I'm not saying that a Rincon will turn 29.5's well because it wont. What I'm saying is that a Rincon with 26-27" Outlaws ( a tire that they can spin well) will out mud a Foreman on 29.5s. Do you understand what I'm trying to say?
 

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I have 28x12.5 rear Outlaws & 28X10.5 outlaws on front, 2.5 lift,Pipe &jet, snorkeld,etc,etc,,,,DO NOT USE AUTO IN THE MUD!,If its Peanut butter mud leave it in ESP#1 and gas it,, I mostly use 2wd,, Lean back & hold on..If there is a but load of water with Mud bottom,,, still use 2wd, keep the front end up & have fun,,, I dont use 4wd much at all....


BUT......... I do wish it had a "Low Gear" like a Belt Drive has

The next time Honda calles I gunna tellem bout that !.......LOL!
 

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mac102004
I not going to get in a pissing contest with you. All I'm saying is you need to compare apples to apples. A rincon will not turn 29's as well as a foreman will. You can say what you want I have had 29's on my bike and I have all most every mod for a rincon there is and it didn't turn them worth a sh!t. Most of the people I ride with on this board know my bike vary well and can tell you in the thick stuff I some time have trouble turn the laws very good.
I've got your back Rinny.

Maybe your terrain is different than ours aroound here Mac. Ground clearance only gets you so far. In our thick mud around here you put a modded Rinny an 29.5s next to a 450 w/ the same mods. you will be pulling the rinny out w/ the 450. I have seen rinnys on 27 laws bog when my 500 (on 26s) can make it through the same hole w/o a struggle.

It is just not made as a mud monster. It is a trail bike. The Foreman is geared low to be a work bike. Like rinny said apples to oranges.

I like the Rinny a lot. It would be a find second bike for me, but I wouldn't think of putting anything bigger than 27s on it, thas just me.
 

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Man you guys don't get what I'm sayin, here is the stipulation. Honda Foreman on 29.5" Outlaws STOCK vs. a Rincon on 26" Laws STOCK. What would go further? The stock Rincon will spin the 26's, but will the stock Foreman spin the 29.5's? I'm trying to explain this the best I can but it aint working. Personaly I would NEVER put 29.5's on a Rincon, it would be like trying to weld wood to metal, it just aint gonna work.
 

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But if you put 26s on a foreman which will get farther
 

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why would you put 29.5s on a stock foreman anyway, you put 26s on a foreman and it will follow a rincon may not look as cool doing but it will. we get what your saying just wondering why?

depends on the rider a lot also.
 

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I don't even know anymore, I've confused myself
A foreman on 26's wont follow a Rincon on 26's. I know this is HONDAFOREMAN.com but, belive it or not, the Foreman can't compete with a Rincon in mud.
 

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mac, like we said your mud may be different than ours. truegirt can tell you I have tryed everything to improve the rincon and euros 450 2wd and 29's will pass me in the mud. I have had 29's and went back to my 27's. Yes I can spin the 27's better than the 29's but the 450 will 29's will go futher than the rincon with 26-27 laws. trust me been there done than and the 450 had to push me out.
 

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yeah well my mud is better than your mud.........
I would put some real nice shocks on that rinny with some nice radials and just ride by everyone at a high rate of speed while ya'lls is arguin about your monster truck tires being put on a porsche.not sure why anyone would want to wreck a rinny with tires bigger than 26" anyway.kind of defeats the purpose of the bike.
 

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yeah well my mud is better than your mud.........
I would put some real nice shocks on that rinny with some nice radials and just ride by everyone at a high rate of speed while ya'lls is arguin about your monster truck tires being put on a porsche.not sure why anyone would want to wreck a rinny with tires bigger than 26" anyway.kind of defeats the purpose of the bike.
so i take it the wife let you get the rinny and shocks?
 

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yeah well my mud is better than your mud.........
I would put some real nice shocks on that rinny with some nice radials and just ride by everyone at a high rate of speed while ya'lls is arguin about your monster truck tires being put on a porsche.not sure why anyone would want to wreck a rinny with tires bigger than 26" anyway.kind of defeats the purpose of the bike.

I'm never goin any bigger then 26".
 
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