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first of all... im new to the forum and thanks for allowing me to join... I have purchased a new tactical black edition Yamaha Viking... LOVE IT.... however when trail riding though the some of our trails I noticed I "bottom out" a bit and scrub in ruts. want to go larger tires with same wheels and not have to use spacers ... do yall have any ideas... thanks
 

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You will not need spacers, no matter what tire you go with. I have ran 28x12x12 mud lite's on all corners, on stock wheels. Now im running 30x11x14 silverbacks on all corners. Not even close to rubbing on inside parts.
 

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The superatv 2"lift is cheap and easy to instal. that will also help with ground clearance. The rear shocks will sag soon, they all do because there are no preload adjustment on the shock. The lift will help with that also.
 

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I just am riding mainly dirt roads a few "sticky" situation... no mud bog by no means but something to get me out of a situation if necessary .. would like to go big as a tire I can without modifying 'lift kit" and or spacers
 

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im running the roctanes 27x9 x14 up front and 27x12x14 in the rear. really like them. great tire for all situations.. they are good on pavement and trails, good in the mud and excellent on rocks.so far theyve crawled right through everything.. they are also 8 ply so i dont worry about puncturing them. when i need new tires im probably going to try mega mayhems though just because im in mud more than anything else. plus they would give almost an extra inch of clearance and they look so cool. ive also heard good things about the itp mudlite xtr.
 

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Just my opinion.. I wouldn't go any bigger than 27's in whatever tire you choose.. I put 27" swamp lites on mine, good grip.. Looks awesome.. Took away just enough power without needing a clutch job..I kinda wish I would have spent a little more money and bought roctanes,, for example with the stock 25's I could hit 51 no problem but now I'm lucky to get er to 45
 

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Just my opinion.. I wouldn't go any bigger than 27's in whatever tire you choose.. I put 27" swamp lites on mine, good grip.. Looks awesome.. Took away just enough power without needing a clutch job..I kinda wish I would have spent a little more money and bought roctanes,, for example with the stock 25's I could hit 51 no problem but now I'm lucky to get er to 45
glad you posted that. im about the same as far as speed goes and when everyone else said they could easily get to 50mph i was shocked and thouhht there was something wrong with mine. i never rode mine with the factory tires so i had no idea how fast it would go stock but when i had a hard time getting over 40mph i was a little shockd.
 

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Hi I bought mind with 27x9x12, and 27x11x12 on it. This is two sizes up from OEM stock. Also I did not have to change rims. The brand is Interco Radial Reptiles. They are great and will take you anywhere. I do a lot of bottom hunting which means going around and through whats in front of me. Small trees, brush, limbs, stumps etc is no problem. It even works in wet corn field's. So get yer done
 

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Just my opinion.. I wouldn't go any bigger than 27's in whatever tire you choose.. I put 27" swamp lites on mine, good grip.. Looks awesome.. Took away just enough power without needing a clutch job..I kinda wish I would have spent a little more money and bought roctanes,, for example with the stock 25's I could hit 51 no problem but now I'm lucky to get er to 45
You guys do know that when you go with taller tires your speedometer is going to read slower even though you are actually going just as fast as before, right?? Also your odometer is going to show less miles, which will make it look like your not getting good fuel milage if you like to keep track of that like I do.
 
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