I just put the 29.5 outlaws on my 2006 Foreman 500. All I've heard is how I'm gonna tear up my axles. The tires didn't change the angle any of the axle any more than the 27 XTRs i had. The lift changes that angle. I do have the highlifter kit for th foreman and ordered the springs. I didn't put them on yet though.
We'll see tonight what happens and if they're right. I'm like EUROBRO: As long as you're not driving like a mad man, you should be safe.It's full throttle and roots that'll kill ya!
Reguardless, I've got gorilla axles on the way, just in case!
One of the things that can kill the stock axles and that is improved with the gorilla axles is the strength of the upper CV joint. Stock axles can't handle the angle that's put on them with the lift kits. Don't get me wrong: The aggressivness of the tire and the added rolling weight puts their toll on the front end, too. As does mud, water, and a little extra power (usually created with the push of the thumb )
i broke my axle new years ride at mud bug, but the reason i broke it was because i was in a rut and tried to turn around because the trail had trees on both sides and i was to wide to fit. so in the process of turning around i had climb out of the rut with the wheels turned and POW!!! i have 29.5, extreme product lift, 1.5 inch spring spacers, D.G.L., and N.P. Gear Reduction on stock axles. they dont like that to much so now i am running GORILLA's
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