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I posted a question in another thread, but thought I should make a new topic.

I want a little more stability on my foreman, but can I add spacers to just the back wheels? And, what are the advantages and disadvantages of doing it?

Is 1.5 inches a lot in terms of performance/stability change or not? Does it change the turning performance significantely?
 

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I put .75" spacers on each side for a total gain of 1.5". I did this just in the rear,(On a Yamaha Rhino) It added unbelievable stabilty with no performance loss. You will have no problem AT ALL.
 

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Cool, thanks. What do you recommend I add? 1, 1.5, 2?
 

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Personally I wouldn't go ant wider than 1.5". (.75 on each side)
 

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Dad put spacers on his Yamaha and it made it alot more stable feeling. I have only rode it a few times with them but I think it was and improvement. He is around 2 inches wider overall.
 

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Are these crap, or are they OK? What model/brand do you suggest?

I think I will probably go with 1 inch spacers, which is less than what I was originally looking at and just a little wider than Reds suggestion.
 

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I like those type better than the lug not extesion type. They look stronger! I don't know a good brand. I know of a company that specializes in widening sport quads, diamondjcustoms.com may have what you need or could throw you in a good direction.
My father has that same design. I think he got his from Moose. He does not jump or anything crazy but he has beat on them a little and they have held up for about a year. No issues yet!
 

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Yeah, I don't intend to jump or race or anything else like that. I don't want the lug spacers but I'm willing to accept a little lower priced model of this type of spacer, as long as they aren't crap....with the understanding that I won't know until I try them. $50 is worth it....$100 isn't, in my opinion.
 

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I run the lug nut extensions and have no problems. I have jumped the rhino, that's 1200lbs landing on them and they are fine.
 

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watch cuting around trees, with just the back wider keep in mind what clears in the front smoooth may catch ya in the rear tires.
 

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I doubt that becomes a problem for me, but it's good to know. I have one of those big drop gate racks on the back, so I'll keep an eye out for that anyway. I ended up buying those spacers I linked, 1 inch per side. Haven't gotten them installed yet though.
 

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Yeah I've cleared stuff with mine and hit the back tires.My back is about 1.5 inches wider.
 

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Yeah, I don't intend to jump or race or anything else like that. I don't want the lug spacers but I'm willing to accept a little lower priced model of this type of spacer, as long as they aren't crap....with the understanding that I won't know until I try them. $50 is worth it....$100 isn't, in my opinion.
Do a search on ebay for "wheel spacers TRX400". I bought mine on ebay. They are a nice billet aluminum about 1 3/8" each side. It really adds a lot of stability. I haven't found any negatives yet. They were about $79 for a pair. I have them on all four.
 

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Thanks, but I bought those spacers from Amazon that I linked. They are 1.5 inches each and cost me about $40. I haven't had opportunity to install them yet.

ADDED: I mean 1 inch per side, 2 inches total.
 
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