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Thinking to get a full set of kenda bearclaw HTR for my 2007 grizzly 700 on 12" wheels but don't know if keep stock size or go with 26"x9"front 26"X11" rear what do you guys think
 

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Get the 26's. You'll be kicking yourself later if you don't.
 
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No.
 

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My buddy has "27 HTR's with no rubbing issues.
 
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I run 26" Mudlite XTRs and my buddy runs 27" Swamplites. Both have plenty of clearance and zero rubbing.
 
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I just put 26x11x12 Bear Claw HTR's on all four with new 5+2 offset ITP SS212 wheels. Because of extra width, I also added fender flares. But no rubbing/clearance issues at all even with wides all the way around. If you go with 26 x 10 or 11 on back, and 26 x 9 on front, you will have no issue mounting them on stock offset wheels. Someone else will know this, but probably would have no issue with 10" or 11" on front on stock wheels either, but I'm not sure.If your machine does not have power steering, you may want to stay with the 9" wide on front.
 

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I was going to go with 26inch. But my whole family rides my Grizzly and I didn't want it to be hard and they not want to ride.
 

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I was going to go with 26inch. But my whole family rides my Grizzly and I didn't want it to be hard and they not want to ride.
@Grizzcrazy, what do you mean bub? Nothing about 26" will make anything hard for the family. I was just saying that if no power steering, maybe wides on front would steer a little hard going slow. But I thought you were sticking with 26 dia., wides on back and narrows on front anyway, no?
BTW, I just slogged my way through 12" of fresh snow on top of 4" to 6" of old snow for about a mile. It did pretty good. I would not have made it 3 feet with the old stock tires.
I had to run it locked, in high gear, and keep those new Claws spinning and throwing the snow. Dragged the center the whole way. Plus I was towing a Otter sled with deer feed, the sled filled up with snow, LOL! My woods trails have a LOT of up and down, and they are narrow. I really need a set of tracks!!!
 

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Yeah. Well, I tried telling them that but they threw a fit. So I just ended up heading back to 25 inch if I get them new. May be getting some XTR's.
 
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Did you lost power with this type of tires/wheels on your grizzly?
I have not been able to give it a real test on dry ground because we have had snow and ice everywhere since I put the tires on. But, I have run up and down my driveway which is sanded in 2wd high gear, and I could not notice any loss in acceleration. I can power my way through 12 to 14" of snow in high gear, 4wd with the diff lock on, so I would say that going to the 26" Bear Claw HTR's ( true inflated diameter 26.4") had very little effect on my power.
 

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So I think I’ll go with these tires man I really like them thats why I’m asking ! If you can add some pictures of your grizzly that will be great
 

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So I think I’ll go with these tires man I really like them thats why I’m asking ! If you can add some pictures of your grizzly that will be great
Look at "my garage", look at thread, "they are on their way" etc. Plenty of pics of the grizz there with the new tires.
 
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