Locked30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman??

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Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
2011/01/21 18:16:13
I'm thinking about putting 30" silverbacks on ma 500... Anybody know if I could fit them on it or have pics of a foreman with 30's??
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/21 18:40:27
you can fit them , but you will have to trim some..id suggest doing the 450 swing arm swap..its 2in longer
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/21 19:07:17
Yea that's why I want to try and put the 30's cause I just did the 450 swingarm swap...
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/21 19:14:05
ahh i see now..well with that on there you should fit them just fine, and should have little to no trimming
The Goat
Mud Monster
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/21 22:17:40
Good luck, that's a lot of tire for that first gear, I think turner has some more gear reductions in stock. I ordered another one not that long ago.
 
 
nastybear03
Mud Maniac
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/21 23:48:39
if i could post a video one of my boys has one with no trimming and no rubbing at all..just shock spacers..he has the small gr and needs the big one bad..But its beast mode 24/7!
jeffh4x4
Mud Bogger
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/22 00:20:55
Yes you will defiantly need the gear reduction to turn them and I can almost guarantee you your 1st gear will be gone soon, if you do a lot of mud riding
onebad420a
Mud Bogger
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/22 00:34:31
im trying to sell my 450 swingarm swap if anyone is intrested 220 shipped pm me
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/22 00:46:09
heres my old 450 with 30s! gear reduction and a cluth kit and it would turn em!! what all do you have done to yours?

 
08_Foreman
Super Swamper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/22 07:51:58
I haven't had any first gear problems with mine. If I ever do I will install the new updated gear
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/24 20:05:08
I never had any first gear problems with mine but don't try to pop the shifter into first to ride wheelies or anything and have all the mods on ma sig I been slingin the 28 backs in anything...
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/24 20:09:37
Oh and 08 foreman thanks for the 450 swingarm setup... I can't wait to get all back together and throw the 30's on it... Ya bike came out real good too man... Lovin the green rims on the 31's showin that Honda can keep with the big bore bikes anyday and outlast em....
RubiconMudder
Mud Master
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/24 20:10:16

 

 
You will for sure need gear reduction
08_Foreman
Super Swamper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/24 22:02:57
hahah, yea i thought this was you bruh! thanks for the compliments man! i think ill be comin down to james' place thursday or friday to get a 15% primary, imm holler at brandon when im down there. you already got the rear on and everything? youll need a 2" lift on the front, trust me, it WILL help clear on the front, and beat the CRAP out of the fender braces lol
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/24 22:26:45
I have the lift on the front with HL fender kit... I just don't if I wanna go 14" rims or stay with 12's... Cuz I want the wides in the back but Brandon said they only make the wides for the 14" rims...
onebad420a
Mud Bogger
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 18:54:00
well ill tell u right now on my 08 with my 29.5s i broke first gear just barly turning the tires will getting winched out so everyone that says its bc of popping gears its diff not the gear is just weak
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 19:06:10
Well you must have just got one of the week ones cause I've already been bouncing off of roots in ma first gear and never had problems with it and I've been having big grips on it for three years now.... But like 08 foreman said if we ever do have problems we will just upgrade to a new first gear...
08_Foreman
Super Swamper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 20:15:08
I've never had any problem with my "weak first gear". But I know when to let off the throttle
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 20:23:08
To be honest with this is the first I hear about the 500 having a weak first gear.... I mean how is it only the first gear that's weak and not all of them... It can't be a big problem with them cuz Honda has been making them for about five years and haven't change it yet...
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 20:31:46
Here checkout this vid of ma bike with the 28" silverbacks BONE STOCK... In first gear and four wheel drive if I couldn't break ma first gear boggin it down like that I don't think it's gonna break... Lol!!



http://www.youtube.com/wa...e=youtube_gdata_player
honda_500
Mud Maniac
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 20:49:50
ive never had problems with the first gear in mine either maybe you got a weak one
RubiconMudder
Mud Master
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 21:01:42
The 1st gear is very weak on the 500's.   It is a very known problem. Also the u-joints are weak.  Turners can fix you up on that.
 
http://forum.highlifter.com/tm.aspx?m=3235182&high=foreman+500+gear+breaking
post edited by RubiconMudder - 2011/01/25 21:02:59
08_Foreman
Super Swamper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 21:28:46
It's not that the ujoints are weak. They are the exact same ones on the 450. It's the fact that the swingarm is short plus you put it in 2"s more of a bind with 28+"s of tire plus your thumb. Not the joints fault. It was in a bind
soggybottomsboy
Mud Maniac
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/25 23:49:30
Anybody know the exact weight of a 30in back
08_Foreman
Super Swamper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 07:38:35
30x9 - 38 lb
30x11 - 43 lb
soggybottomsboy
Mud Maniac
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 15:18:16
you could get some of these
EFX Moto Monsters
rabbit86_06
Mud Master
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 15:34:17
I have been through First gear twice. Its not really the first gear thats weak alone its also the dog that holds the gear.
lone star boggers
Puddle Jumper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 15:48:34
where did you guys have your irs lifts built or did u do them yourself
Foreman5002389
Grass Hog
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 15:50:40
Hey soggybottomboy do you know much about those new moto monsters... And what website did you find that pic of them?
rabbit86_06
Mud Master
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 15:54:38
i had it built by jgmoody on here.  go to yasky atv and they are 182.95 a piece.
lone star boggers
Puddle Jumper
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 15:59:35
what did it cost you....man they look great
rabbit86_06
Mud Master
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 16:37:35
when all said and done 3500 or 4000 cant exaclty rember
lawrence red
Mud Master
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 16:40:31
thats pretty bad
soggybottomsboy
Mud Maniac
Re:30" silverbacks on a 500 foreman?? 2011/01/26 17:55:01
they are on yasky atv or go to www.cocomponents.com