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Also, banana' my tie rod, bent my rotor, and blasted my wheel completely in two. No injuries, except for the tree was uprooted and didn't survive.

Had the wheel turned left and plowed straight into it with the outside of the right front wheel. Hit so hard that the outer lip of the wheel broke completely off and still had the tire and beadlock ring attached to it. The trail was just too dusty and I was too fast and loose.

I haven't upgraded my tie rods yet and it bent up nicely. It also was remarkably easy to hammer back into a straight enough shape to reuse it, put a spare wheel/tire on, zip tie the caliper up to the spring, and drive it out. It made me think; with an impact like that, would beefy tie rods have blown out my steering rack? Am I better off just carrying spare stock tie rods?

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that's BRP's logic behind it , save everything else just replace a tie rod, hopefully :)
 

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I see lightly used stock wheels and tires for sale on the polaris boards soon is what I see. :big smile:
 

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Where is the best place to get a replacement rotor? Mine's bent up nicely. Right now I may stick with the stock wheels ($). That means I need to find an extra couple of factory beadlock wheels with red rings. Anyone?
 

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I'd like 2 fronts with tires, but you say you can't ship? Even if I pay? Also, where are you?
 

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Also, banana' my tie rod, bent my rotor, and blasted my wheel completely in two. No injuries, except for the tree was uprooted and didn't survive.

Had the wheel turned left and plowed straight into it with the outside of the right front wheel. Hit so hard that the outer lip of the wheel broke completely off and still had the tire and beadlock ring attached to it. The trail was just too dusty and I was too fast and loose.

I haven't upgraded my tie rods yet and it bent up nicely. It also was remarkably easy to hammer back into a straight enough shape to reuse it, put a spare wheel/tire on, zip tie the caliper up to the spring, and drive it out. It made me think; with an impact like that, would beefy tie rods have blown out my steering rack? Am I better off just carrying spare stock tie rods?

thoughts?

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Damn that does look like you hit pretty hard.
 

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wow, where is the pic of the tree ?
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man you must have hit that hard to knock that tree down!
 

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Momma always told me anything worth doing was worth doing right! lol.


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did you at least do the responsible thing and cut that sucker up for fire wood :nerd:
 
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