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Hey guys newbie here! Just wondering, want to get a set of 14"wheels with 26x9-14 front and 26x11-14 rear kenda bearclaw htr tires . You guys think I need a clutch kit on my grizzly 700 2007?
 

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A clutch kit is overkill. As a matter of fact it is purely profit to the company. You can get all of the stuff in a clutch kit way cheaper if you buy it seperate off eBay. At most you'd need a little shim. 1mm and you will gain all you need back. Anything more is simply performance. Now, a shim is an extremely cheap mod, however you will lose a little top end. Personally. Don't even worry about it. Get the new tires and wheels, put them on, and see how you like the performance. You should be just fine without any clutching. Will you loose power? Of couse, that's a bit more weight. Will you be appalled by the power lose? Probably not. If you want a little more low end, shim it, it's only $8. You probably have that in your pocket right now. I am going to put 26 inch tires on my 660 soon. So I ordered some shims for it only because I can't leave anything alone.
 
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Hey guys newbie here! Just wondering, want to get a set of 14"wheels with 26x9-14 front and 26x11-14 rear kenda bearclaw htr tires . You guys think I need a clutch kit on my grizzly 700 2007?
Welcome to GC from maine. I went with the HTR's , 26" dia. but with 12" wheels. I wanted the better ride and less weight of the wheel. I have not been able to give it a true test yet since mostly snow and ice here, but my first impression is that you really don't "need" to do anything to the clutch with 26" tires. I can't notice much difference in mine yet. When spring comes and I get to really try it on dry ground, I already have a 1mm and a .5 mm shim, plus I have a purple spring. I will put them in if I want to when I service my clutch before summer riding season gets in full swing. The shims and spring cost less than $40.00. Pretty much all of the guys on this forum will say "don't spend you're money on a "clutch kit". I'm sure others will chime in, and there is TONS of info about this subject on various threads. Just do a search on "shim mod".
 
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X-2 on no kit.
If you want help understanding the C.V.T. system, ask away to know what mods do what.
Kits are a collection of parts and very few members install all the parts, wasting $$$$.
Taller tires and adding C.V.T. mods is an individual thing, just know adding C.V.T. mods can make a grizz run better than stock with taller tires.
Your riding style will have a lot to do with the mods you want.
 

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Agree on no kits. Get the tires, see what it needs (if anything) and we’ll get ya lined out. Ridgway (among others) is very knowledgeable on clutching. He helped me a bunch when I first showed up here.
 

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For 26 inch tires I wouldn't worry about it. Most people get into clutching running 28 and above.
 

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Hey...Lalo5...Welcome to GC from Wisconsin.
You don't really need any mods for 26's....
A 700 Grizzly will pull all 26" tires without issue, especially the 07-08 700 they have more juice than the later machines.
If you are just wanting more bottom start with 1.5-1.75 mm shim. You can buy a 1.5mm arbor shim at nearly any hardware store for a buck or two. Might also consider a purple secondary spring.

Good Luck!
 
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