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What is everybodies favorite wheel and tire combination? I am looking in to buying some wheels and tires and just wanted to have something to chew on. Let me know what you'll think looks good.

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well depends on what kind of riding you do i bought a pair of holeshot xcr tires with .190 douglas wheels and a shot of pji kevlar tire selant well whatever tire you get get it from here cheapest around and you get it in about 5 business days www.rockymountainatv.com
 

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Me too!

I just found out how wimpy the stockers are - tweaked both my fronts (not at the same time) - still hold air no problem, but man it didn't take much to tweak 'em.

My top priority is durability - any suggestions? Aluminum or steel?

Also, does the tire have anything at all to do with wheel durability? If the stockers are 2 ply and I threw on a set of 6 ply, would the same wheels be less prone to being damaged with the 6-ply tires than with the 2-ply tires?
 

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The Stock wheels with rolled edges are pretty tough. Ive oredered steel wheels in the past, they dont look as nice and get bent up but they do take a beating fairly well. Just make sure you at least get .190 thick if you go with aftermarket aluminum.
 

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I like beadlocks myself, they are much easier to change a tire if you have to and they take a pretty good beating. They are pretty expensive though. I also like holeshots in the rear and bandit pure sports up front. The holeshots work in a variety of terrain, mud, hard pack, clay, soft dirt, etc. I like the Bandits because where you point them is where they go, there is no sliding in a turn. Just my .02.
 

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If you look at them they are a lot thicker and wider at the lip of the wheel, so I would have to say that yes they give extra support. With stock rims I always seem to roll the lip of the wheel when I hit something or put a dent in it but I have never bent or dinged a beadlock.
 
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I'll be trying the Trekker rears and the Shredder fronts really soon. For the mix that I ride in it hopefully be a hot setup.

I am gonna run 21.s in the front.

In the rear I will run 18's. The will 18's usually give ya more spin and less bog on the sand hills I hear. After my buddy Billy and I factored in my heavy weight it seems it miche be the perfect combo for me where I ride. They won't spin as much because of my heavier weight. I go 240 pounds.

All I can say is.....HOPE IT WORKS GOOD. :wink:
 
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