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#6428972 - 08/29/16 07:22 AM Need new tires for Ranger
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Tires on my polaris ranger have seen there better days, wanting to go with a 28'' any recommendations. Don't go in mud just field roads and lease in George West/Three Rivers area with lost of thorns so I'm familiar with the green slime.

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#6429034 - 08/29/16 08:23 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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I went to DCT. Funny thing, they replaced the front tires with the same turf tires. The new tires would not get through the tailgate opening of my pickup without rubbing. I let some air out of them. Haven't tried it since.
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#6429050 - 08/29/16 08:34 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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Can't go wrong with Essex Surefoot
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#6429065 - 08/29/16 08:45 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
bill oxner Offline
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I'm not sure of the brand of tires that came on my Gator. They lasted 780 hours. They wouldn't even hold Slime anymore.
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#6429295 - 08/29/16 10:51 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: SniperRAB]
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Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Can't go wrong with Essex Surefoot


up I agree. Unfortunately they only go up to a 27" but you'll never have a flat.

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#6429345 - 08/29/16 11:19 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
throckmorton_hunter Offline
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Registered: 02/15/07
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Essex tires are then only way to go .. Kevlar will outlast your machine ..

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#6429915 - 08/29/16 05:01 PM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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Registered: 01/16/09
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Kenda Bearclaws
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#6429987 - 08/29/16 05:52 PM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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I put Essex on my Rhino.
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#6431068 - 08/30/16 09:46 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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Essex is proud of their tires

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#6431260 - 08/30/16 11:21 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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They are pricy, but you wont have to replace them again. We put a set on dad's RTV about 8 years ago and haven't had a flat yet. They should last another 8+ years. There are some things to cheap out on, but tires aren't one of them (IMO at least). My FIL uses his ranger every single day (he's a rancher) and keeps putting the cheapy tires on it. He has to air them up every 2-3 days due to flats even with goop in the tires. Buy once, cry once.

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#6431490 - 08/30/16 01:17 PM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
rogerh Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
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Loc: Lampasas
GBC Grim Reaper, 8 ply and super tough. Tons of mesguite where im at and no
flats in two years.

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#6431687 - 08/30/16 03:12 PM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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Another ESSEX fan here.

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#6432897 - 08/31/16 10:25 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
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Try TireJect instead of slime. Works just as well as far as I can tell and you don't get the tire balance issues.

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#6432930 - 08/31/16 10:43 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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I always run the type that came with the Ranger...Carlisle. Put in the Multi-Seal tire sealant. I keep a plug kit-string and mushroom along with a 12 volt tire pump in the Ranger. I run thru greasewood, mesquite and the other brush here and in West Texas. If I get bad leak that is causing tire to go down I put a plug in it. Been doing this for the 5 yrs in West Texas and 13 yrs in South Texas on ATV/UTV's. I have not put air in my tires since late winter and I run the Ranger everyday here. Those tires do have plugs in them now and have 440 hrs on them.
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#6449860 - 09/13/16 05:58 AM Re: Need new tires for Ranger [Re: spg]
JohnRussell Offline
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Registered: 05/04/07
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Drives me nuts that the front tires on my crew are different than the back tires, so keeping spares means keeping TWO spares... annoying :P

I bought the last one off of Amazon.. was the best price.. heh.

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