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Needing to replace my tires on an 04 Rancher. Will it matter what size the rim is as long as overall height and width are the same?
 

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Needing to replace my tires on an 04 Rancher. Will it matter what size the rim is as long as overall height and width are the same?
I'm not sure if i am reading your question correctly but the rim size is probably the most important number. For example on my 2017 the front rim diameter is 12 inches and the rear rim diameter is 11 inches. Only 12 inch and 11 inch tires will fit respectively. I could get 24,25, or 26 inch tall tires and they could be 8,9 or 10 inches wide and fit as long as the rim diameter was the same. Basically the "hole" on the tires must match the rim diameter. Hope this helps.
 

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Needing to replace my tires on an 04 Rancher. Will it matter what size the rim is as long as overall height and width are the same?
which 04 Rancher model is yours?

If you get a set of 12 inch rear rims, you open yourself up to a whole new world of tire selection, including a good selection of new take-offs from other brands.

New ITP Delta steels are always a good option, as are new Foreman or 01-14 Rubicon stock rear wheels.
 

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just also remember that taller tires will ROB power, and you can run into fitment issue's pending how tall or wide you go
but when buying tires
as an example 25x10x12
the 25 is how tall the OEM CLAIMS and I say claims as not all ruin true to size here
the 10 is also how wide, and that too can vary from one tire maker to tire model from another
and the 12 is the wheel size
you cannot put a 12 inch wheel tire on an 11 inch wheel , the hole in tire will be too large and wheel will fit right thru opening, and vice versa, you cannot install a 11 inch wheel tire on a 12 wheel, as they will not fit

other things to consider will be HOW wide a wheel is, NOT the tie, but the actual wheel itself
MOST on atv
s are 7-8 inch wide, this can make a tire bulge more or not, and can also effect overall height of the tire when ON the wheel!

next is off set, that in a simple definition , controls how far in or out the wheel sits on the hub(studs)

and then there is wheel stud bolt patterns, NOT all atv's have the same bolt pattern, even if 4 lugs only

all things must work together to fit "X" model and make ATV
 

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Yeah, maybe I didn't explain myself well. I could purchase the tires and get the correct size, or purchase rims and tires. I read somewhere to be careful with mismatching and wanted to make certain it would perform near stock.
 

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4-100 is the rims bolt pattern , what is most important is to get the offset of the rim correct or you may need spacers to make it right ---------------- you can use 14 inch rims if you want to as long as thet are 4-110 and the correct offset --------------- you can jump up to the next size tire with no real power lost , you can run the same size front and rear on a 4wd without any problems , it will turn a little bit bigger radius -------- as far as threads pattern and tire type , I always tell people to talk to people in your area and look and see what people are riding with , some tires work better in different soil conditions , some ride on rocks ------------- some ride on their lawns and don't want to tear up the grass , LOL
 

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4-100 is the rims bolt pattern , what is most important is to get the offset of the rim correct or you may need spacers to make it right ---------------- you can use 14 inch rims if you want to as long as thet are 4-110 and the correct offset --------------- you can jump up to the next size tire with no real power lost , you can run the same size front and rear on a 4wd without any problems , it will turn a little bit bigger radius -------- as far as threads pattern and tire type , I always tell people to talk to people in your area and look and see what people are riding with , some tires work better in different soil conditions , some ride on rocks ------------- some ride on their lawns and don't want to tear up the grass , LOL
Not trying to hijack this thread...hopefully this adds to it. Most 14 inch wheels come in 4x3 offset. To compensate for the Rancher SRA which needs a 2x5 rear and a 5x2 front...what size spacers are needed? I figured a 2 inch spacer in the rear would work but does this make the tire stick out? Does the front need a spacer? I have searched this out and have not come up with a definitive answer. Any help appreciated.
 

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Needing to replace my tires on an 04 Rancher. Will it matter what size the rim is as long as overall height and width are the same?
which 04 Rancher model is yours?

If you get a set of 12 inch rear rims, you open yourself up to a whole new world of tire selection, including a good selection of new take-offs from other brands.

New ITP Delta steels are always a good option, as are new Foreman or 01-14 Rubicon stock rear wheels.
It's a 2wd TRX350T. That's kind of what I was thinking. I'm looking at some Craigslisters who have switched their rims and tires out for something else and I just need them to work. I'm on 15 wooded acres with lots of rock. I don't need anything fancy. I noticed my tire size seems pretty peculiar to the Rancher. 25x11x10 on the rear and 25x10x12 on the front.
 

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MolokaiGuy;1 Not trying to hijack this thread...hopefully this adds to it. Most 14 inch wheels come in 4x3 offset. To compensate for the Rancher SRA which needs a 2x5 rear and a 5x2 front...what size spacers are needed? I figured a 2 inch spacer in the rear would work but does this make the tire stick out? Does the front need a spacer? I have searched this out and have not come up with a definitive answer. Any help appreciated.[/QUOTE said:
I don't have a 350 , I got 300's , one of the 300's has a 350 piston in it , LOL and a 450 , so I don't know -----two of my buddies have 350's both have ITP Mudlite 27's on them , but both are 4x4
 
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