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Been hunting down tires to replace stockers on 17 griz EPS. Didn't need them quite yet, but saw they are on Rocky mountain on closeout. Got a set of 4 for $407 total to my door (included a 30 buck rm cash discount). 26.5x9x12 fronts and 26.5x11x12 rears. I think it's a one day deal so if you're considering these, it may be time! Can't wait to get them mounted.
 
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Is it the originals or the cheaper version? Either way that's a great deal!
 

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Wow, those things are beasts!
 

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I have not seen that there is a cheaper version of the Rocker Uber. The Growlers come in a uber and non-uber versions. The uber means 8 ply and extra deep beads for extra rim protection. All of the Rocker tires are Uber except for the smallest size (25.5) which is a 6 ply.
 

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Yeah, we've got the 26" Pitbull Growler XOR BG2.5 and no complaints so far!
Probably wouldn't have consciously chosen to buy that tire, but they had a huge sale on them, couldn't say no.
 

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Congrats on the new tires, I'm jealous. I tried to match the price you posted and it's about $150 higher now. Post up on how you like them, I wore the heck out of the Growlers until I gave up on thinking I could plug another sidewall. On BH OG's now and they are wearing plugs also. 8 Ply may be the answer for the lolly gagging riding I do, ha.
 
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Hey All...If they are at all like my Growlers. You won't be disappointed. Well worth the $$. They won't mud like a true mud tire. But they'll crawl through most mud, over big wet slime logs and rocks like no other tire I have owned. They are quiet and roll smooth on hardpack and pavement. No small airplane sound or tractor bounce.
Wear is approaching the Mudlite XTR. After 3500± miles the tread depth is not really measurably worn down. I run them at 5.5 psi with my shocks full up.
 

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Forgot to add I rode some yesterday in 6-8" of snow. Not much of a test but the Growlers did kick a$$ in that much snow.
 

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Been hunting down tires to replace stockers on 17 griz EPS. Didn't need them quite yet, but saw they are on Rocky mountain on closeout. Got a set of 4 for $407 total to my door (included a 30 buck rm cash discount). 26.5x9x12 fronts and 26.5x11x12 rears. I think it's a one day deal so if you're considering these, it may be time! Can't wait to get them mounted.
Nice score! Congrats on your purchase.
 

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Anyone running these on a 2016+ Grizzly without clutch modifications? I am wondering with the weight of these beasts whether or not a shim and/or spring is going to be a necessity.
 

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Anyone running these on a 2016+ Grizzly without clutch modifications? I am wondering with the weight of these beasts whether or not a shim and/or spring is going to be a necessity.
I ran 26" ITP Blackwater Evolutions, which are heavy 8-ply tires, on a 16 Grizzly and did not feel the need to shim/spring it.
 

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Anyone running these on a 2016+ Grizzly without clutch modifications? I am wondering with the weight of these beasts whether or not a shim and/or spring is going to be a necessity.
I was going to test drive them without the shims first.

My '14 has ITP XTR (Radials) which are around the same weight (and heavy rims), I didn't shim it but I find myself running in 'Low' for anything under 20 mph (for torque). The rims above are Hiper Wheels (carbon fiber), should save on weight this time around...
 

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Rockers are quite a bit heavier than black waters, I would bet sims are in your future. I had a set of rockers on another quad and they were awesome tires but very heavy.
 

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I had a set of EVO I was very disappointed in the quality. I switched from Mudlite XTRs to the EVOs because my second set of XTR's were junk. ITP replaced the XTR's with the EVOs. I feel that ITP has really lost focus.
 

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I had a set of EVO I was very disappointed in the quality. I switched from Mudlite XTRs to the EVOs because my second set of XTR's were junk. ITP replaced the XTR's with the EVOs. I feel that ITP has really lost focus.
I've read simular comments in others threads and forums. Seems ITP tires had better build quality in the past then recent years. Another reason why I'm interested in Pitbulls for my next tires.
 

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Here is what I meant about the EVO's all four developed splits (not cuts) in the side walls. Maybe 1½ years old.

 

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My issue with the Evos was bead leaks. Both of my fronts had multiple bead leaks around the rim. I had to unseat them and slather them with some goo. When I did, I checked for evidence of damage during mounting, but they looked perfect, and so did the brand new rims. They just didn't seal well.
 

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opdog what rims did you mount the rockers on, those look pretty sweet. any issue mounting the rockers on the stock aluminum rims on the LE model?
 
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