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Hi;

I'm just new to the forum and relatively new to the world of ATV's. I have a 2009 Outlander Max XT with low mileage however I'm thinking of replacing the stock Carlisle's. One has a cut in the sidewall repaired by Slime at the moment, and another has a plug that is starting to leak again. Since they're six years old, maybe its best to replace than spend $$$ on repairs.

Most of my riding will be on trails, wet and dry. There can be a fair bit of mud but I'm not one to go looking for it to get my shits and giggles. Wife will be with me on the back a fair amount of the time too.

I'd appreciate any advice on....

1. Should I stick with Carlisle's or not?

2. Should I up the size a bit. (Currently 25x8 R12 in front and 25x11 R12 in rear.)

3. Is there any particular brand/model of tire that performs well on Outlanders or brands/models to stay away from?

Thanks in advance for suggestions & advice.

RH
 

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Bighorns (original), great all around but only soso in mud. Bearclaw HTR, heard a lot of good things about them, better in mud then the BHs and a fair bit cheaper. Good luck choosing, tons of tire models out there.
 
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Bighorns (original), great all around but only soso in mud. Bearclaw HTR, heard a lot of good things about them, better in mud then the BHs and a fair bit cheaper. Good luck choosing, tons of tire models out there.
x2 Bearclaw HTR, Bighorns and Zilla, are probably best all round tires that are priced well.
and basically don't bother with mudlite, or swamplites due to weak construction and fast wearing.

Every tire has its pros and cons, but honestly the HTR has very few cons.

How deep are your pockets?
 

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Mudlite XTR an awesome.
 
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I ran 27x9R-12 and 27x11R12 STI Black Diamond XTR's on my 09 650 Max XT and loved them. They run narrow so I was able to use the stock wheels with no rubbing. Very good all around tire. Our terrain is not easy on tires.



27x9R-12 cost $116.00 each
27x11R-12 cost $122.00 each

There is a $25.00 instant rebate with the purchase of 4. We have them in stock and shipping is free.

Give us a call to place an order.
 

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Thanks everyone.....great advice. I think I'm going with a set of Bighorns. A local retailer has a good deal and the tires get good reviews!

Cheers,

RH
 
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