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Old 03-09-2021, 12:50 PM   #1
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Thinking to put a/t truck tires on my ranger crew xp. Canít be any taller than it is now with factory tires so it still fits in garages. Anybody done this? I remember a thread with pics of someoneís but canít find it. Iíll probably get a separate set of rims to mount on so I can put the regular tires on when needed.
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Old 03-09-2021, 12:52 PM   #2
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I ran 31X9.50X15 buckshots on mine... Tires will outlast the ranger!

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Old 03-09-2021, 12:57 PM   #3
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I ran 31X10.50X15 buckshots on mine... Tires will outlast the ranger!
Ha I know that’s true, I put some buckshots on a cj5 around 93 that were still on it last time I saw it (no longer mine).

Your’s is what I’m thinking but not sure I can make it in garages with 31.5, the seatback on hirack is slightly higher than the roof.
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Old 03-09-2021, 01:00 PM   #4
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I ran 31X9.50X15 buckshots on mine... Tires will outlast the ranger!
Is your suspension factory or you have a lift?
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Old 03-09-2021, 01:05 PM   #5
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I ran 31X9.50X15 buckshots on mine... Tires will outlast the ranger!
i would guess it rode better than the knobby tires that came on it?

that looks cool. i want to do that now too.
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:04 PM   #6
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:04 PM   #7
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I ran 31X9.50X15 buckshots on mine... Tires will outlast the ranger!
Where did you find those old school buckshots?
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:07 PM   #8
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Where did you find those old school buckshots?
They are making them again in a couple of sizes. I may put some on an old beater of a CJ5 I have.

https://ntwonline.com/gateway-buckshot-mudders/
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:12 PM   #9
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I believe you can get BFG A/Ts and General A/Ts down to 27" or 26" on a 14/15" diameter rim. Depending on your year model that gets you to factory size.

My 2019 1k with 28s and no lift/a probox roof fits in my garage by a few inches.
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:14 PM   #10
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I believe you can get BFG A/Ts and General A/Ts down to 27" or 26" on a 14/15" diameter rim. Depending on your year model that gets you to factory size.

My 2019 1k with 28s and no lift/a probox roof fits in my garage by a few inches.

Yeah BFG is actually making an ATV tire for 14Ē rims


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Old 03-09-2021, 02:17 PM   #11
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Try Tusk Terrabites. They are awesome and you could use stock rims. No more flats and ride great.

https://www.amazon.com/TUSK-Terrabit...TUSK+Terrabite
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:25 PM   #12
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Try Tusk Terrabites. They are awesome and you could use stock rims. No more flats and ride great.

https://www.amazon.com/TUSK-Terrabit...TUSK+Terrabite
These look real good, thanks!
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:25 PM   #13
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https://www.chapmoto.com/maxxis-carn...caAg1gEALw_wcB

Maybe Maxxis Carnivore's?? They make a 29
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:28 PM   #14
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I believe you can get BFG A/Ts and General A/Ts down to 27" or 26" on a 14/15" diameter rim. Depending on your year model that gets you to factory size.

My 2019 1k with 28s and no lift/a probox roof fits in my garage by a few inches.
Mine is a 2020 guessing it has 28's too?

edit: googled looks like factories are 27's. Guess I need to do some measuring to see what I can get away with.

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Old 03-09-2021, 02:38 PM   #15
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Is your suspension factory or you have a lift?

I don't have anymore, sold it to my neighbor but I had swapped out the a arms and shocks/struts.
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:49 PM   #16
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:50 PM   #17
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I have STI pro-comp UTV tire on my ranger crew which is a 10-ply radial and look just like a all terrain truck tire. Very smooth ride.
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:51 PM   #18
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Those on Amazon with the wheels and tires for less than a 1000.00 looks like a good deal.
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Old 03-09-2021, 02:54 PM   #19
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Here is the thread from a few years back. Mine is in here. I put BFG MTs on mine and could not be happier. I had to go with forward A Arms and I got 1-2" of lift from this approach.

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=681191
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Old 03-09-2021, 03:01 PM   #20
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Here is the thread from a few years back. Mine is in here. I put BFG MTs on mine and could not be happier. I had to go with forward A Arms and I got 1-2" of lift from this approach.

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=681191
Thanks Casey that is the thread I was thinking of.
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Old 03-09-2021, 05:14 PM   #21
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Here is the thread from a few years back. Mine is in here. I put BFG MTs on mine and could not be happier. I had to go with forward A Arms and I got 1-2" of lift from this approach.

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=681191

How do those truck tires do in really bad muddy roads? The ranch Iím on is both really rough/ rocky, run 8 ply to avoid punctures but when it rains thereís pastures that get really bad muddy with some bad ruts.


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Old 03-09-2021, 05:59 PM   #22
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Mine is a 2020 guessing it has 28's too?

edit: googled looks like factories are 27's. Guess I need to do some measuring to see what I can get away with.
Factory was 27s... I went up a size. I actually had the tires/wheels from a previous ranger.
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How do those truck tires do in really bad muddy roads? The ranch Iím on is both really rough/ rocky, run 8 ply to avoid punctures but when it rains thereís pastures that get really bad muddy with some bad ruts.


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I still haven't swapped mine as the UTV tires on them have decent tread but I did my buddy's cab ranger with BFG M/Ts and it's good/decent in the mud, awesome on the rocks, and his gets lots of on-road usage as well.
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Old 03-09-2021, 06:37 PM   #24
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If you go too big won't the half shafts be too short and come out of the differentials on rough terrain?
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I still haven't swapped mine as the UTV tires on them have decent tread but I did my buddy's cab ranger with BFG M/Ts and it's good/decent in the mud, awesome on the rocks, and his gets lots of on-road usage as well.

Mine will see very little paved road. Maybe 10% on paved road usage.


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Old 03-09-2021, 07:25 PM   #26
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These are Maxxis Liberty UTV tires that are DOT rated. Behave very well on pavement, and awesome on hard pack and rock as well. Mud performance is lacking, but still considerably better than the factory tires. They make them in a 28x14 which is a factory tire size for the 1000XP.

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Old 03-09-2021, 07:27 PM   #27
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These are Maxxis Liberty UTV tires that are DOT rated. Behave very well on pavement, and awesome on hard pack and rock as well. Mud performance is lacking, but still considerably better than the factory tires. They make them in a 28x14 which is a factory tire size for the 1000XP.

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Those look really good. I think I have room for 28ís, these may be what I do.
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Old 03-09-2021, 09:51 PM   #28
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I almost went with a truck tire, but settled on a DOT rated UTV tire becauseI didn't like the extra weight. I got the Interco Sniper 920s in 28x10x14. I have been very pleased so far. I also installed a clutch kit, and that got me back to stock performance after installing the heavier tires. You can definitely tell a difference when you swap tires.



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Old 03-09-2021, 11:57 PM   #29
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Makes a huge difference in ride quality. Well worth it especially if you donít deal with deep mud much.

2013 with BFGs and forward a arms.



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