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I have a 2000 400 ex and i put holeshot tires on the rear. The tires themself say 36psi on them. I put 4.6 pounds in them cause thats what the service manual recommends for the stock tires, but it just seems low. Anyone have any recommendations?
 

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The 36psi is what they are rated to for you can run them anywhere in between most of the time you want to run lower pressure to let that tire put all the tread to the road giving you better traction
 

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36 psi is to seat the beads, i would run between 5 to 10 lb depending on the type of terrian you are going to riding on.
 

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Yeah, I agree with 69, 36 PSI is the maximum amount you can put in to seat the beads.
 

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my itp mud lites call for 3.8 lbs..don't ever run your tires with 36 lbs..that will blow them for sure..dang..not even cars and trucks use that much..i run 32 in my truck tires..lol..yeah..stick somewhere between 2 or 4 lbs..no more !..also..you can't use a reg tire gauge..it has to be made for low air pressure.
 

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i actually put about 30 psi when i had my blaster it definately changed my top speed lol.
 

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I ran 5lbs with some Kenda BearClaws and found I was bouncing around like on a balloon. I use around 3.5 and that's about right on my current machine.
 

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Yeah, higher tire pressure will raise your top speed some, but it makes for a bouncy ride and can be dangerous.
 

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I am running 4-5 lbs in mine, Holeshots all the way around. Experiment around and you will find the sweet spot for you, even a half pound of pressure will make a noticeable difference in the ride. Holeshots are great tires for sport quads, but you ever buy the XCT's you will notice the extra weight.
 
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