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What tires would you guys recommend on an all stock Rancher 420? I want bigger tires, but i dont want to lose much low end power or handling. I intend on mudding, but need to climb over logs and drive on dirt roads as well. I also have a small budget... Ha
 

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Mud lights by ITP.
 

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What tires would you guys recommend on an all stock Rancher 420? I want bigger tires, but i dont want to lose much low end power or handling. I intend on mudding, but need to climb over logs and drive on dirt roads as well. I also have a small budget... Ha
Personally I would not go any bigger than stock if you are worried about performance. Take a look at the Sedona Mud Rebel, I'll be installing a set on my Foreman tomorrow. All 4 for under $250.
 

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I went with stock tires on my wife's quad but went with 25 swamp lites, still has same jamp, low end power, sits a bit hires but if going with factor rims can only get 3/4 inch lug. With mine I went with new rims 26" X 9" mud lite XL on front and 26" x 12" Mud lite XL on rear, 1 1/8 inch lug I believe and great in mud. Dragged my wife on hard pack and beat her. I did notice a bit of a lag but only in auto, when I went into esp going uphill or in mud no problem.
 

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wow sled thats really inexpensive, ill check them out. Im not really that worried about acceleration if im more mud capable.
 

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I run Mudlites and like them pretty good.
 

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yea that's true. What size did you get?
 

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I think i may go for 26 inchers. You bought new wheels too right? or did you put them on the factory rims?

Also are there any disadvantages to a 2'' lift kit on a rancher?
 

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those would be good but are out of my budget. Take a look at gorilla silverbacks
 

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If you want to keep a good smooth ride don't put vampires or silverbacks on or it will fill like ridin over railroar crossties with steel wheels, if all you are riding in is MUD then they would be the way to go but get ready to be tearing up axles abd bearings, just a thought. Mudlite XTR 26"x 9"s all around then you can rotate.
 

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i have absolutely no intention on getting the silverbacks, i wouldn't want those other than to have for mud runs even if i could afford them. i found some for a good price, but i forgot what they are called. i have them bookmarked on my ps3 so ill put them up when i get back home. They are about the same as mudlites in terms of lugs, but much less expensive than them. They're 6 ply but are even cheaper than the sedona mud rebels that sled solutions was talking about. ill try to find them
 

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oh here they are kenda bear claws. Ive looked on craigslist as well and ive found some good deals, but im waiting on my atv to get out of the shop before i buy. BTW will 26 inch tires fit on both the rear and forward rims? or will i need to buy a kit with rims as well? the bear claws that i plan on getting need 12 and 10 inch wheels
 

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oh here they are kenda bear claws. Ive looked on craigslist as well and ive found some good deals, but im waiting on my atv to get out of the shop before i buy. BTW will 26 inch tires fit on both the rear and forward rims? or will i need to buy a kit with rims as well? the bear claws that i plan on getting need 12 and 10 inch wheels
Bear Claws are good tires, but be careful, because I read somewhere about a bad run of tires they had made. They said some of the tires where out of round and they were selling them cheap. Just watch out for that, just in case. I read about that on another ATV forum, but I don't remember which one.
 

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Here is the link to the post on the other forum about the Kenda Bear Claws.

GrizzlyOwners.com
 

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Oh alright, how long ago was that?
The site that is the cheapest on kenda BC k299's is motorcycle-SUPERSTORE.com
26x9x12 for 64.99. Would this fit only the front wheel? What r stock wheels on a rancher?
 

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Oh alright, how long ago was that?
The site that is the cheapest on kenda BC k299's is motorcycle-SUPERSTORE.com
26x9x12 for 64.99. Would this fit only the front wheel? What r stock wheels on a rancher?
Yeah, that size will only fit the front wheel. The rear rim diameter is 11 inch.

I tried to click on that link to go back and look at the date on that post about the Bear Claws, but the site must be down right now.
 

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