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ok guys, finally went ahead and got the tires. all i have to say is WOW!! those are some wild tires in person. i did notice a huge difference in weight from my 27'' mudlites. now how much of a difference do you think that will coenside with spinning them in the mud in 2nd gear? before with my 27'' mudlites i could spin them in the thickest stuff with no problems. i was also able to do wheelies with a 2nd gear drop. with these new tires, will i lose all of that?
another thing i would like to mention is i dont really ride super fast, i think my bike has been in 5th gear maybe 2 times. and when i'm stuck, i dont sit there and wear myself out trying to get out. i see no need for all of that. i just get off and push, pull myself out. i think thats how alot of people break their axles, they sit there and get axle hop going trying to get out. and with the bigger tires my axle angle never changed, i just got another 2 1/2'' GC.
basically i'm asking what should i expect with these tires and what kind of power lose should i expect. is it going to be noticeable?

thanks, sorry so long
mike
 

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I run 28" outlaws with just a clutch kit and my bike works as if i had 25,s. I'd get a clutch kit.
 

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bigger isn't always better... :)

i got a buddy with a rancher 400 and he has 26"outlaws and it rides so rough and takes so much power away from the bike he doesn't want to go into any holes b/c he can't get out... now if those tires were on my bike on ther other hand i would be able to throw them tires off the rims with the power...

depends on how you drive too...

nice choice though...
 

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Re: bigger isn't always better... :)

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i got a buddy with a rancher 400 and he has 26"outlaws and it rides so rough and takes so much power away from the bike he doesn't want to go into any holes b/c he can't get out... now if those tires were on my bike on ther other hand i would be able to throw them tires off the rims with the power...

depends on how you drive too...

nice choice though...
thats cause the honda 400AT's trani is a joke
 

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i have a 400 at and it is badass....the guy with the outlaws has a normal rancher...not an at...i think it is a 350... he just got a 420 too...
 

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well i went out today in some good slop to try out the outlaws. holes that i got stuck in all the time, no matter how i hit them, i walked right threw. the ride was about as smooth as my mudlites. couldnt really tell the difference while your on a bumpy trail. i did notice a small power lose, only in 4wheel drive. i was in 1st gear, while still spining the tires i did notice i couldn't get the rpms up real high like i could before. i was still able to spin them in second in 2 wheel drive in the lite mud.
all in all, i love them. i have almost 16'' gc and they bite great. i can handle a little power lose, just as long as my wheels are still spinning and the bike will still move forward. think i'm going to invest in a clutch kit. where is a good place to find one?

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i have a 400 at and it is badass....the guy with the outlaws has a normal rancher...not an at...i think it is a 350... he just got a 420 too...
the reason yours is a badass cause its stock (says your sig), you put some real tires on it and then come tell us how much of a badass it is.
 

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i think that my stock 400 at will go places around here where the my buddys can't go with there 350's with the tires and stuff...

i am pretty sure of it...
 

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well i went out today in some good slop to try out the outlaws. holes that i got stuck in all the time, no matter how i hit them, i walked right threw. the ride was about as smooth as my mudlites. couldnt really tell the difference while your on a bumpy trail. i did notice a small power lose, only in 4wheel drive. i was in 1st gear, while still spining the tires i did notice i couldn't get the rpms up real high like i could before. i was still able to spin them in second in 2 wheel drive in the lite mud.
all in all, i love them. i have almost 16'' gc and they bite great. i can handle a little power lose, just as long as my wheels are still spinning and the bike will still move forward. think i'm going to invest in a clutch kit. where is a good place to find one?

mike
There was a site posted on here where they were under 50 but I can't find it now. I had it wrote down as bertdirtworks.com but it's not working.
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I had a rancher before, and you couldnt pay me to take one now that is the biggest piece of junk they make. it is a shame honda makes them i will jerk the axles off of a rancher with my foreman 500!!!!!!!
 
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