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I need to know what the biggest tire that I can put on a 2014 Polaris Sportsman 800 stock. I don't wanna lift or change control arms!
 

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28's for sure. Probably 30's with some minor trimming on the rear fender.

Anything over 8" wide in the front will require offset rims, or flipped tie rod ends.
 

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You can space out your front wheels with regular washers. About 6mm i think

I did that instead of flipping tie rods with bighorn 27x12.
 

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I wouldn't recommend using washers. But I prefer to do things the right way.
 

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Mine has been there for about 60h ridning.
It was easy and cheap.
The nuts are tightened to specified nm.
The bulk of your machines weight is being transfered from the hubs to the studs themselves. Plus its terrible for wheel bearings and ball joints.
 

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I don't think an 1/8 of an inch is going to put that much strain on the bearings or balljoints. I know on my old sportsmans I ran the moose wheel spacers, they would thread on to each individual stud and then would male threads that the wheel would go on followed by the lug nuts. Never had a problem with the hub or any of the spacers. Once you bolt the rim on all of the wheel studs are tied together.

However with going an 1.5'' wider did put more stress on the bearings ballljoints and tie rod ends.
 
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