Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Smeds

2008 Yamaha Grizzly with Maxxis Bighorns

17 posts in this topic

Daytime pics added, thought I would start a new thread. Filled tires to 6 psi last night, went for a little ride and they seemed awfully squirrely ... checked pressure on the trail and they were above 7 psi! Tires do warm up, released some air down to 5.5 psi, very nice!

DSC_0007_2.jpg

DSC_0005_3.jpg

DSC_0009_2.jpg

DSC_0004_2.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Are those the Bighorn 2.0, or the original Bighorns? They look like the originals.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They are the originals ... thought about the 2.0 for weight, but went with the tried and true.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Don't be afraid to air them down a little more. I found on my machine with 25" bighorns, riding in the snow, about 4 psi in the front and 3.5 in the rear is perfect. Lots of traction and good floatation make them a great snow tire.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We also have a set of 26" Big Horns on 12" Black SS108's. We are running them at about 2.5-3.5 PSI and they are great in the winter time. You will love that setup.

Machine look great. I see you are over near Hayward, WI. We will be having a group ride over in the Winter/Ojibwa area this weekend Thursday thru Sunday if you want to join up. There should be 60+ of us. Guaranteed good times.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Interesting ... I'll drop the PSI to 3.5 and see how that runs. SomethingFishy, tried to PM you unsuccessfully. Thanks for the offer, I believe I'll be installing a set of Tatou 4S this weekend if they arrive in time! Probably working through Sat AM as well, but have fun over there, I've got a buddy that has a cabin by the Bumble Bee Resort.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Unfortunately no PM's available on this site.

Let us know how you like the Tatoo 4s, I test drove an 09 850xp with them on it. Tracks are a lot of fun, also useful. I don't think I could ever not have them again, you will love them with the power steering.

Check out AtvNation for some additional ATV'ing info. That is where I have met most of the people we will be riding with this weekend. My screen-name is the same on both sites.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Snooze! Wondering about that ... you throw any fish in the basket yet?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Haven't had to use it on the ice yet, can still get every where I need to in the truck but I have been riding it on some trails behind the house.

Found a pretty good deal on a used trailer for it at Wild Rivers and got a set of chains for it. All set for when the ice gets a little worse.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Ya gotta die of something sooner or later might as well do it with a full tummy!
    • ouch, I would think all would good now, but one never knows.  life is good today is all i know.
    • 33 pounds. nice looking unit but kinda heavy. nice price out there. 
    • Mostly commenting this "sold a bunch of talk, and you believe that talk and vote against your own interests" but I do love it when people assume I am somehow D or R because I make a comment against their beloved party.
       
    • Holiday Bowl isn't too shabby. I wonder if Tracy Claeys is nervous? Last time the gophers played a Mike Leach led team, it cost their coach his job 
    • I'm not in the market for a new auger since purchasing an Ion, but I see FF has a Redback electric auger in their ad. This auger looks similar to the Ion for significantly less money. Does anyone have experience with this auger? Just wanted to bring it up as a possible alternative to those who might be in the  market for an electric. As a side note, I am very happy with the Ion.
    • MLR, how heavy is your house?   After reading your experience I was getting worried. Earlier this summer I swapped out my handles with bolts and gave them a brief trial with my old cordless Dewalt. It was pretty much maxed out and likely not the ticket. Just purchased the Dewalt kit DCK283D2 that is 40% off at FF in hopes it might work. I figured the impact driver would work but didn't really want to be hammering on the gear set. Tried out the drill after work today on low speed and it raises my house easily. My house weighs approximately 3000#. No more hand cranking for me.   Wanted to get the Milwaukee Fuel but couldn't see spending $275 for one drill. This kit is $167 for drill and driver with 2 batteries and charger.
    • I was talking about the heat from the heat exchanger making the fan hot.  With the fan at the top it blows the hot air out the bottom of the heater to help heat the floor.  
  • Our Sponsors