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Hey guys, new to the forum and have a question. I purchased a big wheel kit and have noticed a problem. Once gaining some speed the bike appears to wobble. I've already had to send the front right tire back because it would not hold air and am hoping that I don't need to send the others back (bought them from a guy online and he's a pain to deal with....my mistake- should have sucked it up but I didn't know it would make a difference on tires). I believe it's one of the rear tires, can I have them remounted to solve the problem? Any help would be appreciated!
 

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It is possible it is not the tires and/or wheels. It could very well be the excessive "Toe Out" common on Honda Atvs. If that is the case this rocking/wobbling effect could be amplified with the larger heavier tires.

I suggest checking your toe setting and set it at the minumum spec and see how it does.

Also make sure your air pressures are correct or at least the same.
 

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After receiving my replacement tire I took the bike in to the dealer for it's service and had them re-adjust the toe for the new tires. I'll check the air pressure in each tire to make sure that they are all the same (I'm pretty sure that they are really close). I've got plans to spend 3 days of riding at Hatfield McCoy with a bunch of friends next weekend and would really like to have the issue resolved by then. We'll see.
 

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After receiving my replacement tire I took the bike in to the dealer for it's service and had them re-adjust the toe for the new tires. I'll check the air pressure in each tire to make sure that they are all the same (I'm pretty sure that they are really close). I've got plans to spend 3 days of riding at Hatfield McCoy with a bunch of friends next weekend and would really like to have the issue resolved by then. We'll see.
Let us know what you find out.

BTW, just because the dealer adjusted the Toe doesn't mean it is correct

Have fun at the HMT, I just spent 3 days last weekend doing the same thing, it was a blast!!
 

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Oh, one other thought.

Take the wheels/tires off and run them buy your local tire shop and have them spin them on their tire balancer. Shouldn't cost more than a few bucks and if you have a bent rim or tire out of round or not mounted correctly it will be very obvious.
 

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Sounds like a plan. I really appreciate everyones help!
 

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It is likely the toe adjustment if they are bias ply tires, mine used to do it bad but I set my toe adj. to zero and it has been great ever since. Handles better also.
 
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