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I was deadset on 33" tires when I burn these stockers up.........I had my reasons - 1. wont lose as much top end - 2. less weight - easier on machine 3. 33" will prob get me everywhere.........but as time goes by and I get closer - I am changing my mind to 35's - now my reasoning - 1. why not let this beast be itself and let it eat - its a crawler - will nvm be fast anyway - 2. not seeing tie rod / steering rack issues like I thought . Only real issue is I have the oem tire rack that struggles lifting the 35's but I have a couple extra struts to resolve that - Also just saw in a FB group - a couple people are starting to rubb on 35's which is a no go for me......what are your thoughts?
 

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I went with 32' tires on mine. My reasons - 1. - less weight - easier on machine. 2. - 32's will absolutely get me anywhere a 33 or 35 would. 3. - 32" is a much more common size, and readily available if I should ever need another one in a hurry. That was a big reason I took off the 31" Carnivores with 250 miles on them. 4. - No way they will ever have a rubbing issue.
I kind of feel like the 35's are more of a "look at me" purchase than a real practical tire choice.
You asked, those are my thoughts. ;) (y)

Guess one thing you didn't state was your riding style. Are you a mudder, or more of a rock crawling, trail riding type. Mudders are a whole different deal.
 

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I went with 32' tires on mine. My reasons - 1. - less weight - easier on machine. 2. - 32's will absolutely get me anywhere a 33 or 35 would. 3. - 32" is a much more common size, and readily available if I should ever need another one in a hurry. That was a big reason I took off the 31" Carnivores with 250 miles on them. 4. - No way they will ever have a rubbing issue.
I kind of feel like the 35's are more of a "look at me" purchase than a real practical tire choice.
You asked, those are my thoughts. ;) (y)

Guess one thing you didn't state was your riding style. Are you a mudder, or more of a rock crawling, trail riding type. Mudders are a whole different deal.
I avoid the mud at all cost - but it always finds me:) More then any clearance you gain I do like that you can roll over bigger rocks easier with larger tires - but I kinda like the 33" ITP coyote.......I carry a spare so commonality of size isnt a factor in my decision process. which 32's did you go with bob?
 

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I avoid the mud at all cost - but it always finds me:) More then any clearance you gain I do like that you can roll over bigger rocks easier with larger tires - but I kinda like the 33" ITP coyote.......I carry a spare so commonality of size isnt a factor in my decision process. which 32's did you go with bob?
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Could always just run 34s then. It’s what I have on mine and I’m not having any figment or rubbing issues.
I was deadset on 33" tires when I burn these stockers up.........I had my reasons - 1. wont lose as much top end - 2. less weight - easier on machine 3. 33" will prob get me everywhere.........but as time goes by and I get closer - I am changing my mind to 35's - now my reasoning - 1. why not let this beast be itself and let it eat - its a crawler - will nvm be fast anyway - 2. not seeing tie rod / steering rack issues like I thought . Only real issue is I have the oem tire rack that struggles lifting the 35's but I have a couple extra struts to resolve that - Also just saw in a FB group - a couple people are starting to rubb on 35's which is a no go for me......what are your thoughts?
Go with the 35’
I was deadset on 33" tires when I burn these stockers up.........I had my reasons - 1. wont lose as much top end - 2. less weight - easier on machine 3. 33" will prob get me everywhere.........but as time goes by and I get closer - I am changing my mind to 35's - now my reasoning - 1. why not let this beast be itself and let it eat - its a crawler - will nvm be fast anyway - 2. not seeing tie rod / steering rack issues like I thought . Only real issue is I have the oem tire rack that struggles lifting the 35's but I have a couple extra struts to resolve that - Also just saw in a FB group - a couple people are starting to rubb on 35's which is a no go for me......what are your thoughts.
I was deadset on 33" tires when I burn these stockers up.........I had my reasons - 1. wont lose as much top end - 2. less weight - easier on machine 3. 33" will prob get me everywhere.........but as time goes by and I get closer - I am changing my mind to 35's - now my reasoning - 1. why not let this beast be itself and let it eat - its a crawler - will nvm be fast anyway - 2. not seeing tie rod / steering rack issues like I thought . Only real issue is I have the oem tire rack that struggles lifting the 35's but I have a couple extra struts to resolve that - Also just saw in a FB group - a couple people are starting to rubb on 35's which is a no go for me......what are your thoughts?
I’ve got 35’s on mine and love them.. as far as power loss I had Alba do a ECU flash. Gained top speed NO loss of power over stock, actually runs better now. Where we ride ground clearance is king, I can go places machines with 33’s can’t get unless you don’t care about scrapping. Now my only problem I can get places others can’t. As far as the weight there’s not a significant gain in weight over the stock tires.
 

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Go with the 35's...I have MRT's no rub issues, the additional up sprung weight is minimal.To deal with the potential power lost I had Albba do a stock flash to my ECU it runs better now than with the stock tires. With that being said if you do any mud ridding I would suggest buying the factory mud flaps, the KRX has a tendency to throw alot in the cab without them. Only downsde you lose some sight of the front tires but definately worth the money.
 

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Go with the 35's...I have MRT's no rub issues, the additional up sprung weight is minimal.To deal with the potential power lost I had Albba do a stock flash to my ECU it runs better now than with the stock tires. With that being said if you do any mud ridding I would suggest buying the factory mud flaps, the KRX has a tendency to throw alot in the cab without them. Only downsde you lose some sight of the front tires but definately worth the money.
What’s is look like with the MRTs ? I’ve been shopping around
 

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I ran 35's for a couple days and took them off. going with a 32-33" instead. My reasons.

I'm a fast trail rider with lots of asphalt, but do rock crawling too...........for the rocks soley, 35's work well.
Slower acceleration with 35's, took the sport out of a sport machine.
Heavier / longer braking distance.
Didn't like the "oversized" tire look.


I run a Vforce john stage II tune, and gutted cat, stock clutches...

Whenever they finally get back in stock, buyingn and Going with a 32" Roxxzilla, that is supposed to measure out at 32.4"
 

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To each his own.
I run 35s and live out west. I ride fast all day long. I float on whoops. We have lots of desert here. I drive mine in the streets all the time with no issues. Braking is not even noticeable. Acceleration is fixed to greater than stock with simple clutching.

My KRX on 35's corners harder than my Pro XP. If it weren't for the power to brake loose with the RZR it would be much less stable. I rarely bottom out with the KRX and it handles G-outs like a boss where the RZR at the same speed bottoms out all the time.

I don't cruise, I dislike driving slow. The saying it's more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow applies to the KRX, IMO.

Here's some info for anyone interested in 35s.. you should do clutching to whatever tire size you go with for optimum performance.

Also to add, just hearsay but a turbo model might be introduced this July. One of the lead engineers for the KRX project also stated the KRX was designed to run 35's from the get go. Again, just hearsay. Fingers are crossed for the turbo.
 

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Any reason? Just looks?
Kinda wondering the same thing. I would destroy those if I had them on my wheels. I have scuffed and gouged the crap out of my lock rings. Can't imaging having anything protruding from them.
 
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