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I’ve decided to get some new tires for my 06 sportsman 700. I went with a set of Kenda executioners, 27/10/12 in the front and 27/12/12 in the rear. I’m positive that the back tires will clear but I’m not sure about the fronts. This is because the stock tire is 26/8/12 and they sit pretty close (maybe a little more than and inch) to the shock tower. Do you think I would need to run a small spacer in the front?
 

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You will need more than a little spacer. You are a full inch wider on the inside. A 26x9 would rub the tie rod ends so your 10" will have some interference issues. Usually though a 1/4" spacer is enough to clear with the 9" so a 1" or 1.5" should be enough to clear your new tires.
 

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You will need 1 inch spacers on the front wheels if you stick with the stock wheels.
 

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When you get the tires mounted up you can play with washers on the wheel studs to figure your spacer thickness.
 
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