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I just install 26" bighorns and have a 1/4" clearance on the passenger side steering arm. Do I need to run spacers (I have them, but I can return them), or as long as its not touching Im good?
 

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I would run the spacers. 1/4" isn't much. a lot of guys that run stock rims and bigs use a minimum 1/4" spacer. what r the specs on the spacers?
 

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I run spacers. I believe your 2014 800 and my 13 500 are essentially the same as far as body and suspension.
 

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I would run the spacers. 1/4" isn't much. a lot of guys that run stock rims and bigs use a minimum 1/4" spacer. what r the specs on the spacers?
1" spacers.

Why not take it for a ride and see if they rub?
They dont up and down the street, but dont know about the trail.
 

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if u have a solid 1/4" of spacing I would ride it and keep a close eye on it for the first few times out. u can always bring the spacers when u go out riding and install them on the trail if u noticed any rubbing.
 

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unless you're adding some sort of pressure to the top of the tire while you're riding there shouldn't be any rubbing with 1/4 of clearance. But if you're in thick/deep mud you've got a better chance of catching a rock or something that stuck to the side of the tire in the mud with it and have the potential of ripping a side wall. So it depends on the type of riding you do and the terrain you are on. For me, the mud I see 1, isn't deep, 2, isn't thick so it's not overly sticky. and 3, usually has a lot of water over it to "rinse" the wheels/tires a little before they rotate up to the suspension components.
 

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unless you're adding some sort of pressure to the top of the tire while you're riding there shouldn't be any rubbing with 1/4 of clearance. But if you're in thick/deep mud you've got a better chance of catching a rock or something that stuck to the side of the tire in the mud with it and have the potential of ripping a side wall. So it depends on the type of riding you do and the terrain you are on. For me, the mud I see 1, isn't deep, 2, isn't thick so it's not overly sticky. and 3, usually has a lot of water over it to "rinse" the wheels/tires a little before they rotate up to the suspension components.
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X3 on NO spacers. I'm comfortable to 1/8" of clearance.
 

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What air pressure are running?
 

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1/4" is plenty. No need for spacers.
 

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Big Horn 2.0 or original Big Horns?
 

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That's why they clear, they are 2.0s. Original BHs in 26x9x12 will not fit on the front of a stock 2011+ Value model.
 

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Pics or it didn't happen?? LOL!!

Seriously...just keep an eye on the front...and add the spacers if needed.



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I have about 1/4" of clearance on the 500 and 1/2" on the 300. NO issues with either.
 
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