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I have a 2008 TRX700 which is stock except for the wheels and sandstar tires. The wheels are not offset like the stock ones. The problem is in the sand the quad does not want to turn. The tires are turned, but the quad just plows straight. Please help
 

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Wow that dont sound like fun! I've never road in the dunes before, so hopefully others that have will help. Just a guess is to much rear weight. Meaning sitting to far back.
 

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What tires do you have on the front? Also the l8ton sway bar would help. If you watch my Silver Lake Sand Dunes video you can see both XXs on there have no trouble turning. Both of us have sand stars and the l8ton sway bar.
 

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The easiest way I have found to help the 700XX turn is more throttle, of course, that is not always possible. My guess is you are having this problem at low speeds, seems that is when I notice my 700XX pushing the most. The push is caused by to much castor in the front end, so a set of Teixeira Tech replacement upper a-arms will help, can reduce the amount of castor in the front end to help it turn. Can find some info about them in the sponsor section.

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the easiest way i have found to help the 700xx turn is more throttle, of course, that is not always possible. My guess is you are having this problem at low speeds, seems that is when i notice my 700xx pushing the most. The push is caused by to much castor in the front end, so a set of teixeira tech replacement upper a-arms will help, can reduce the amount of castor in the front end to help it turn. Can find some info about them in the sponsor section.

Doug
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I gunna have to blame Doug for making my TT-ReXX turn !
Not me, blame Ed! He is the one who figured it all out. I didn't realize what the problem was untill he told me what he found after checking everything out. It all made sense after that, just can't wait to try out the solution myself.

Doug
 

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I'm not the most knowledgeable on this subject, but on my quad I have 20" rears and 21" front sand tires, the layton 9/16" sway bar and mine turns pretty good. Without the sway bar I was having problems when the sand was dry, or on some trails. After getting it and the front sand tires (not sure which helped) the turning problems seemed to go away.

Alternatively about that time I started following some advice I found on here and riding the quad further up towards the tank rather similarly to a dirt bike. That seems to help as well, especially after I actually bought a dirt bike :lol:
 

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If I'm riding really muddy trails and I am just a *little* too far back on the seat, I don't turn :p It was a big shock (and a close call) the first time it happened! I got used to being able to sit where ever riding 4x4s. Hug that tank!
 
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