Jump to content

Interesting tire/wheel discovery


Recommended Posts

For years I have heard that you can't use the rear tire and wheel on the front of a Trooper (for all those who have a rear spare that can't use it on the front) Well; today, I was messin around in tha garage and decided I'd like proof that it wouldn't work. So I swapped them; and to my surprise; THE REAR TIRE AND WHEEL DOES FIT ON THE FRONT. I checked all the pertinent areas where it MIGHT encounter a problem and couldn't find any. There is at least 3/8 clearance all around. But there is one thing that might make a difference though. I replaced my rear stock "Far East" tires with Maxxis BigHorns (AT26 X 11R14) It might be that the Far East tires bulge a bit more on the sidewall; thus interfering with the coilover spring. Personally; I may go ahead and use spacers in the front. The only drawback is that my flares won't be sufficiantly wide enough to protect you from the roost off the front tires. Without spacers; the sidewall is in the same alignment as the original front tires as the wider rear wheel is all offset on the inside. Anyways; they sure look nice on the front. I'm definately going with the same size on all 4.



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Similar Topics

    • By jtagdavis
      I have a 2018 Pro FXT-LE and had a 3" lift kit installed at purchase. I am looking to replace the stock 26" tires that came on it with some 30" mudlite tires. How can I confirm whether they will fit or not or determine whether extended A Arms are required for clearance?
    • By Blake333
      Hey guys. I have a 2020 rebel west rlx1500. Does anyone make or offer different ratio front and rear diff gears? I’ve searched the web but not a lot of info about it. I’m wanting to lower the gear ratio and run taller tires. Thanks in advance.
    • By Dan_Lockwood
      I'll post pictures next week on my rebuild, which I have completed successfully...👍 
      It says someplace limited slip rear dif. On my hoist both tires turn at the same time, same direction. The problem I have is that on hard pack, they stay locked up and I'm digging up my driveway on sharp turns. I'm sure in the summer on turf, I'll have holes in my yard. It acts like a solid live axle on a small ATV. 
      There's a wire running to the rear diff that I thought was the lock up for the rear end. But it's locked all the time. 
      Question, how is it supposed to work? Is it supposed to slip under hard turns etc?
      I'll have to do something to disengage it for the summer, options, thoughts?
      Thanks in advance, Dan 
    • By Vaz478
      I have a 2021 Coleman 400 from TSC. Got it slightly used with 20 hours on it. 

      Started from scratch with oil change
      Iridium Spark plug
      fuel filter 
      Is there a diagram anywhere that shows where all of the grease fittings are at to make sure that I don’t miss any?
       On the rear brake it seems to be engaged slightly when moving. The parking brake is not set and released, do I need to start looking at the caliper to see if it can be adjusted to open it slightly or is that an E brake adjustment? Not sure and wanted to get opinions before I start jumping into things I don’t need to! It’s just engaged enough to make a slight squeak. 
      Any suggestions are most welcome. 
    • By robwork9
      Hopefully someone out there is a T-Boss 410 electrics expert or a Massimo mechanic is viewing this. I parked my 410 and it was working great. I came back a week later and attempted to crank it and nothing. Turned the key and no power. Figured it was a bad/low battery so I charged it. Still nothing. Attempted to jump start it and still nothing. Usually when I put the key in and turn it to the first position, the display comes on and I hear the ECU and other items boot. Now it is doing nothing. 
      I slowly went through the electrical system and found the main fuse attached to the starter relay, part 71602 (pic 1) blown. I figured replacing this fuse would fix my problem. It didn't. I then ordered a new starter relay thinking maybe that part had gone bad and caused the fuse to blow, but a new relay did not fix the problem. 
      I have found a work around for starting the machine. If I take one of the purple/black leads (pic 2) and insert one of them in the bottom right of the starter relay (pic 1 and 3) then the machine will get power even with the key in the off position.  I'm bypassing something but don't know what. I can use my right hand to hold the wire against the lower right of the starter relay, reach over and hold the brake with my foot, then take my left hand and turn the key and it will crank. As soon as I remove the wire from the relay the machine shuts down. I have even removed the power distributor box and it will still get power when I touch the wire to the relay. Of course this is not the way it should work but if I can't solve this problem somehow I may just have to rig a connector to the relay and bypass whatever is causing the electrical issue. Massimo has told me the purple/black wires on my model are not used.
      Any help in figuring what my problem may be or other items I can try?

  • Gallery Images

  • Create New...