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Recently picked up our ‘18 T4 LE...has stock wheels/tires in good shape at 74 hrs. No plans for lift or suspension at this point.

We will use the machine quite a bit in gravel country roads, and occasionally on TX off-road trails and such (at least that the plan for now).

My thinking is to keep the stock set for off-road riding, and getting an economy set of wheels and tires that I can use for the country roads.

Ideally it would be nice to find a set of take offs, but no luck yet.

Found these rims...

Any other suggestions on wheels/tires for the “road” that will be durable on wear?

I suppose the other option is to keep these for the roads, and get a better set of wheels and tires for off-road.
 

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I don't run them but have heard good things about the Tusk Terrabite tires for an affordable hardpack/gravel road tire, and they are DOT rated too. A lot of people run them when making a machine street legal because they are cheap compared to many other DOT tires.
 

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Thanks! From the dirtbike world I am familiar with Tusk quality and value...will check them out.
 

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Also, as I scout out used sets, as long as I go with compatible size and 4/137 bolt pattern, the wheel can be Can Am, Polaris, etc, right?
 

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I did a Tusk Terrabite 28x10 14r on my 2019 T2 LE. Same size all around so I can rotate to hopefully extend life of tire. Put them on some Tusk beadlocks. Happy so far. Only been on a month but a better ride. My stockers were getting some serious wear on the roads after a very short time.
 

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Also, as I scout out used sets, as long as I go with compatible size and 4/137 bolt pattern, the wheel can be Can Am, Polaris, etc, right?
You have to make sure it's a 4x137 12mm or it won't fit over the studs.
I believe some of the Kawi Mules, Honda Pioneer 1000's and Maverick X3 are 12mm, not sure about much else.
 
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Also, as I scout out used sets, as long as I go with compatible size and 4/137 bolt pattern, the wheel can be Can Am, Polaris, etc, right?
Wheels: The Can-Am wheels do have a 4x137 bolt pattern, but the back spacing is different. I have Can-Am wheels on my bike (they are 14x7 bead lock) but I have to run spacers on the front to clear the tie rod end. I run spacers on the back too to put the wheel at maximum width without stick out past the roll cage. Its cheaper to buy wheels with the right backspacing, but I went with what i had. The other bikes you mentioned don't have the right bolt pattern. With the Can-Am wheels I run a 1" space up front and a 2" spacer in the rear.

Tires: As mentioned already, many people like the Tusk Terrabites. I run the Rock-a-Billy's from Sedona. Very similar to the tusk but slightly better on rock. Very good tire for hard pack, rock crawling and moderate mud. The SunF tires you mentioned are a lot better than I would have thought. A friend bought a set for his Prairie because they were similar to the BigHorns I had on my Brute. I laughed at first because they are harder compound and stiffer sidewall, but I must say I have been completely impressed with how well they actually do! The harder compound and stiffer sidewall should make them ideal for on-road use on your Teryx.

One last note, those rims you looked at have 10mm bolt holes for Kawasaki ATV. To make them fit your Teryx, all you need do is take a 1/2" drill bit and "enlarge" the holes. I have both a Teryx and a Brute Force ATV and I have done this to a couple of sets of rims so I can actually run the same wheels and tires on both bikes. The rims are "Hub-Centric", meaning the center hub is what keeps the wheel centered, not the lugs, so enlarging the holes is not a problem.

Welcome to the Forum! Enjoy your bike!
 

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I don't run them but have heard good things about the Tusk Terrabite tires for an affordable hardpack/gravel road tire, and they are DOT rated too. A lot of people run them when making a machine street legal because they are cheap compared to many other DOT tires.
We have 4 2021 Teryx KRX 1000’s in our rental fleet and we run the Terrabites on 3 of the 4. We also moved to 32 x 10 x 15 tire size to lower some of the rpms at Highway speeds. Have had good luck with them. Tougher sidewalls for sure !! Check with Rocky Mountain ATV & MC for your pricing !!
 

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VirginiaHawk—very helpful info, thanks man! That opens up some wheel possibilities for sure.

Bob—I actually just placed a RMATVMC order today. ;)
 

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One last note on running ATV wheels on your TERYX. Get four FRONT wheels or at least four wheels the same size. (y)
 
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