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You Guys Are Killin’ Me!

So many Mods and so little time!

I picked up a new ’08 Foreman ES W/ Steering 3 weeks ago and love it. I’ve been digging thru the archives and started getting goodies (UPS guy’s name is Mike ) and so far he’s brought me an AP Hook Holster and Stick Guards, A Kolpin Saw Press II and a set of Moose Hand Guards. Now you’re talking about shocks?!? My 48 year old butt sure could use some cushioning………

Anyways, I’ve got a 04 Rancher I piped, jetted, filtered, etc. etc. which I’m "lending" to my 12 year old. I installed a set of 26â€
 

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For a good all terrain tire that is smooth riding and has extremely great wear, check out the Maxxis Bighorn (Radial). Also the sizes of the bighorns run large, like a 25 actually measures 26 inches and a 26 measures 27 tall. Everyone that I have talked that had a set loved them. Just a thought.
 

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Welcome North Idaho Rancher

So...You've spent a great deal on money
on your utility ATV RIGHT !

Now the best way to complement and make
it preform the way it should is with a set of Maxxis BigHorns !

First of all you have 6ply and a radial
design add to that the reinforced side
wall a very aggressive tread,Now thats
the start of some off road dependability.

My first set of BigHorns had well over
5000 miles of Deserts,Mountains,Boulder infested washes and dried up river beds I drive
over what most people drive around and
I was also very impressed on how they handle the snow and in light to medium
mud conditions.

With in the first mile I noticed a very huge change on how my ride handled and it was also more responsive with out the normal lean
and slippage on rocks, Then my riding
buddies noticed how my ride looked more stable on the mountain switch backs and now twelve of my buddies are
running the 'Horns' and on RUV's and
4X2's to boot !

The most common comment I hear is
"Why did I wait so long" and now I have buddies that won't even put a mile on their machine until it has it's 'Horns'

Do yourself a favor and take a few moments and look at some of the ATV
forums if your not in deep mud 90%
of the time The Maxxis BigHorns are
your ticket to unleash your machine
and Rocky Mountain is the place to
get hooked up with them as you'll see in many of the forum comments and mine were here in three day's

All I do is Ride...NOW thats what it's all about !

 

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What he said ^
 

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Thanks guys!

I did some checking both here and on other sites and it seems the Bighorns are the way to go. Fitment to my stock rims hopefully won't be an issue.

Any idea where the best prices are? Desert Hawk mentioned RMTN ATV, and at $102.00 and $95.00 they seem resonable , but they are out of stock on the rear 27x12x12 .

Ideas?

Thanks!

Scott
 

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QUOTE ("North Idaho Rancher":3mua2sh3)
Thanks guys!

I did some checking both here and on other sites and it seems the Bighorns are the way to go. Fitment to my stock rims hopefully won't be an issue.

Any idea where the best prices are? Desert Hawk mentioned RMTN ATV, and at $102.00 and $95.00 they seem resonable , but they are out of stock on the rear 27x12x12 .

Ideas?

Thanks!

<a href="http://www.allterrainonline.com/" target="_blank">http://www.allterrainonline.com/</a>

Scott
 

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QUOTE ("North Idaho Rancher":1kdmr5zb)
Thanks guys!

I did some checking both here and on other sites and it seems the Bighorns are the way to go. Fitment to my stock rims hopefully won't be an issue.

Any idea where the best prices are? Desert Hawk mentioned RMTN ATV, and at $102.00 and $95.00 they seem resonable , but they are out of stock on the rear 27x12x12 .

Ideas?

Thanks!

Scott

Fitment on stock wheels won't be a problem BUT, I would recommend the 26" version. They are almost 27" anyway (Bighorns run tall) AND they won't bog down your power as much as the 27s will.

You can get the set of 26s at www.motosport.com for $385.96 and FREE shipping. I got really fast service from them when i got mine.
 

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Fitment on stock wheels won't be a problem BUT, I would recommend the 26" version. They are almost 27" anyway (Bighorns run tall) AND they won't bog down your power as much as the 27s will.

You can get the set of 26s at www.motosport.com for $385.96 and FREE shipping. I got really fast service from them when i got mine.
928,

I've got an old LT185 setting in the bike shop for sale and the owner is willing to trade me even-up for some 26" Bighorns mounted on my 08 Foreman.

Question is, what width? I'm figgering 12's on the rear and 9's on the front.

Scott
 

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QUOTE ("North Idaho Rancher":1krwwgkf)
Fitment on stock wheels won't be a problem BUT, I would recommend the 26" version. They are almost 27" anyway (Bighorns run tall) AND they won't bog down your power as much as the 27s will.

You can get the set of 26s at www.motosport.com for $385.96 and FREE shipping. I got really fast service from them when i got mine.
928,

I've got an old LT185 setting in the bike shop for sale and the owner is willing to trade me even-up for some 26" Bighorns mounted on my 08 Foreman.

Question is, what width? I'm figgering 12's on the rear and 9's on the front.

Scott[/quote]


You "figgered" correctly. GO FOR IT!
 

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I'm running 27"s on aftermarket rims and the front tires rub at full lock with suspenion flexed. But, no problems turning them. Infact I can sit it on the rear rack if I want to . What ever size you go with you will be happy with the performance. Good Luck with the new ride.
 

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Re: You Guys Are Killin’ Me!

So many Mods and so little time!

I picked up a new ’08 Foreman ES W/ Steering 3 weeks ago and love it. I’ve been digging thru the archives and started getting goodies (UPS guy’s name is Mike ) and so far he’s brought me an AP Hook Holster and Stick Guards, A Kolpin Saw Press II and a set of Moose Hand Guards. Now you’re talking about shocks?!? My 48 year old butt sure could use some cushioning………

Anyways, I’ve got a 04 Rancher I piped, jetted, filtered, etc. etc. which I’m "lending" to my 12 year old. I installed a set of 26â€
 

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He said he only doew 25% mud and wants a smooth radial trail tire, gators are NOT gonna ride like a bighorn. I do not think they are radial either. But I have rode both tires and saying a gator will ride smooth like a Bighorn is like trying to get an old Ford Pinto to ride like a cadillac.
 

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If you ever want a mud tire outlaws and gators should be your choice. I have no problem with my tires ever gettin stuck.. They dont ride smooth but it gets you where you wanna go..
 
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