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Just sold both my Polaris Sportsman 570’s that gave me nothing but trouble. Bought a 2016 Rubicon with IRS, manual shift only had 19 hours on it and 4 years extended warranty. Paid $5600 for it. Seems like a good deal to me. First Honda I’ve owned. I grew up riding Honda ATVs and remember them being very good machines. So I guess I’ll start scanning the forum here looking for some wheel/tire upgrades...


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As for tyres, pretty much any tyre you wish providing you don’t go bigger than a 26”, mudlites or bear claws maybe.. not sure on your intended terrain.
I’m not one for fancy looks so alloys are something I never look at, however, ITP delta wheels are a good strong wheel for a steel option.
 

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Welcome to the forums. Another Alabamian joins the ranks.


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Welcome to the forum..



As for tyres, pretty much any tyre you wish providing you don’t go bigger than a 26”, mudlites or bear claws maybe.. not sure on your intended terrain.

I’m not one for fancy looks so alloys are something I never look at, however, ITP delta wheels are a good strong wheel for a steel option.


Yeah I’m not a flashy type so something black with a better tire is what I’m after. I appreciate the info!


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Welcome and congrats. I would advise and suggest staying away from big tires, I would run radial tires in your size, they will handle and ride much better, STI Black Diamonds are DOT approved and a great tire. Just a maintenance thing, I would run some (Seafoam or any good fuel cleaner) through your tank since you truly don't know the condition of the machine. 2 or 3 tank fulls should do it, also a new or clean air filter along with oil change and new plug. I changed my old plug out with an Iridium plug and never had an issue

Done that to my 300 and haven't looked back. I run good full synthetic oil Mobil 1 4T racing 10W-40 and a good oil filter. About time to change oil again for me, I'm going to switch from the Emgo filter to one that has synthetic media. Those are just my recommendations to you.
 

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Welcome and congrats. I would advise and suggest staying away from big tires, I would run radial tires in your size, they will handle and ride much better, STI Black Diamonds are DOT approved and a great tire. Just a maintenance thing, I would run some (Seafoam or any good fuel cleaner) through your tank since you truly don't know the condition of the machine. 2 or 3 tank fulls should do it, also a new or clean air filter along with oil change and new plug. I changed my old plug out with an Iridium plug and never had an issue

Done that to my 300 and haven't looked back. I run good full synthetic oil Mobil 1 4T racing 10W-40 and a good oil filter. About time to change oil again for me, I'm going to switch from the Emgo filter to one that has synthetic media. Those are just my recommendations to you.


Great info! Thank you!


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Welcome and congrats. I would advise and suggest staying away from big tires, I would run radial tires in your size, they will handle and ride much better, STI Black Diamonds are DOT approved and a great tire. Just a maintenance thing, I would run some (Seafoam or any good fuel cleaner) through your tank since you truly don't know the condition of the machine. 2 or 3 tank fulls should do it, also a new or clean air filter along with oil change and new plug. I changed my old plug out with an Iridium plug and never had an issue

Done that to my 300 and haven't looked back. I run good full synthetic oil Mobil 1 4T racing 10W-40 and a good oil filter. About time to change oil again for me, I'm going to switch from the Emgo filter to one that has synthetic media. Those are just my recommendations to you.


Great info! Thank you!


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(Synthetic oil will flow and lubricate better especially in colder Temps) Here is info from the mobil 1 site if your interested in learning about synthetic oil.

Also a hint for valve adjustments, if you have room to get to the exhaust side valve unbolt the cover and roll the engine TDC compression stroke and use the right size feeler gauge to check. Beats taking the whole tank off and moving everything only to find out they dont need it. You can do this with the tank on the machine or at least on my 300 its easy to do. You can also move the rocker arm to tell if they're out to when you have it on TDC. Biggest hint: I would remove your fuel line and put a see through inline fuel filter on it to make removing the tank easier. A photo included of what I was talking about.

https://mobiloil.com/en/motor-oils/mobil-1/mobil-1-4t-motorcycle-oil

https://mobiloil.com/en/article/why-the-mobil-advantage/the-
 

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