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ok so ive been looking at getting new tires
and i had the stock size on,
i came across a wiked deal on rims and tires

now my old tires are 23x8x11 and 24x9x11
new ones are 25x8x12 and 25x10x12
now i heard people use the same size all the way around
and iv heard to keep the 1" difference

and iv heard that it well mess things up and iv heard that it well be fine...
so im lost lol, i want you guys to tell me what your running and why?

i cant decide if i should leave it or find a 1" bigger or smaller tire

thanks a bunch!
 

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Welcome to the site. On a 4x4 quad that comes stock with different tires must always be run like that. The gear ratio for the front is differnet than that of the back. (Just throwing numbers out for clarification) The smaller tire in the front rotates faster than the larger tire in the rear. Lets say the 23" tire rotates 25 times in the same time that the 24" tire rotates 20 times. It is geared to run like that. If you slap 25" tires all around, all of a sudden you are asking gears to rotate the tires the same. Does that make sense?
 

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As Red stated there is a difference between the front and rear. The way to run the same size on the front and rear is to use lower psi in the front. But you need to check the pressure more often and in different temps. to make sure you don't do any damage.
 

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i totally understand the different sizes and thats what iv heard

allright so i dont think i cant get tires right away but i dont think im going to be driving it any time soon so what would be some good psi to be running or what should be the ratio the tires are bear claws i would like to run the rears with as much air as possible while still being flat instead of just the middle part of the tire on the ground know what i mean?

thanks for the quick responses guys
 

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Great choice with the Bear Claws, I run 12 PSI but that is in a Yamaha Rhino. One of the utility guys will get you taken care of.
 

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I run Mudlites, but I have run Bear Claws in the past and I like them pretty good, too. I like the looks of the Bear Claws better than the Mudlites.
 
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