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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-14-2012, 05:43 AM Thread Starter
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Hello all, I have a 550 prowler 2012, thinking about getting 30 in tires to put on it. If i do decide to get them how much will they slow me down and if they do slow me down, what is a fix to get the speed or power back. Also will i need anything else to give me better performance. Any sugggestions. Thanks
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welcome,yes 30 inch tires will slow you down,to gain back what you will lose you will need to have clutch work done,i installed a EPI clutch kit which i like but there is other choices,i dont have alot of knowledge on the machined option,which i have heard is better,someone will chime in on this for you,and give you more knowledge.you may even need to run a lift kit.

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Be careful on bigger tire may break cvs or axles if your not careful.

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what is the best way to avoid braking the axle or cvs joe
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what is the best way to avoid braking the axle or cvs joe
If you are going bigger try to get the lightest tire possible. If you do go bigger a clutch kit or Papa Slap clutch work will help you out.

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parry,i talked to trey and he runs 28'' big horns and didnt have to use a lift.but he runs rhino brand axles on all four corners,like joe said you want light as possible tires for power purposes,and breakage reasons.

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thanks joe de3 for the info
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No problem hope it helps

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Parry, if your intersted in a lift kit mine is a Xtreme lift 2.5" ill make you a heck of a deal on it.

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Hello all, I have a 550 prowler 2012, thinking about getting 30 in tires to put on it. If i do decide to get them how much will they slow me down and if they do slow me down, what is a fix to get the speed or power back. Also will i need anything else to give me better performance. Any sugggestions. Thanks
My prowler 650 had 30" mud lite XXl on it when I got it. It turned them ok but I hated how top heavy it felt. The stock wheels squeeze those big tires in too much. I would go with a 28 max.
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