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SEDONA ROCK-A-BILLY TIRE

WHAT IT IS: SEDONA ROCK-A-BILLY TIRE This month we tested the 32x10-15 Sedona Rock-A-Billy tire on Can-Am’s 195-horsepower Maverick X3 X rs Turbo rr. The tire is an all terrain eight-ply radial with a light-truck look and weighs 37 pounds. Each tire has a load rating of 785 pounds (at 8 psi) and a retail price of $234.95. You can get them at any Western Powersports dealer. FEATURES: The tread has a raised crown in the center with sharp angles on the outer carcass edge and lots of stepped knobbies. Other sizes…

KENDA MASTODON HT TIRE TEST

-- The Mastodon HT is Kenda’s latest UTV tire that has been specifically designed for intermediate to hard-pack surfaces. The Mastodon line also includes an AT model designed to be the more do-it-all UTV tire with a more aggressive tread designed for clean-out in the mud. We mounted and ran the Mastodon HT on DWT’s Sector beadlock rims. MATERIALS: The Mastodon tire is made from high-quality chip- and tear-resistant rubber. FEATURES: The Mastodon HT combines radial construction with an extra-tough, heavy-duty,…

QUADBOSS QBT346 SAND TIRES & SHOCKER WHEELS

-- UTV ACTION TIRE TEST -- Quadboss has served the four-wheeler community since 2001, and the company has gone from making tire sealant and plows to providing quality replacement parts, accessories and upgrades for ATVs and now UTVs. Fast-forward to today and Quadboss is a one-stop shop for everything UTVs—from winches and bumpers to tires and light bars and everything in between. Its newest products are the QBT846 DOT-approved tires tested last month and the QBT346 sand tires and Shocker wheels for high-performance UTVs.…

QUADBOSS QBT846 HARDPACK TIRE TEST

-- HOW THEY RATE WITH THE UTV ACTION MAGAZINE TEST CREW -- Quadboss built a solid reputation with its accessories and replacement parts for our ATVs, and now Quadboss has our utility and high-performance UTVs covered with all sorts of accessories, like enclosed cabs, heaters and specialty tires. The Quadboss QBT846 utility radial comes in sizes 27x9R14, 27x11R14, 28x10R14, 30x10R14, 30x10R15 and 32x10R15, and it has an off-road-truck-style tread pattern. FEATURES: The large, siped, 3/4-inch lugs and…

PRODUCT TEST: ITP Bajacross Sport Tires and SS316 Black OPS Wheels

WHAT IT IS: ITP’s original eight-ply Bajacross tire set a new standard for toughness in ATV/UTV tires. The new Bajacross Sport joins the proven Bajacross tread pattern and compound with lighter sixply construction. The two tire models aren’t available in the same sizes, but the fact that a 27x11R-14 rear Bajacross Sport is 3.5 pounds lighter than a 26x11R-14 Bajacross shows the difference is significant. Many machines come from the factory with four-ply tires, so six-ply-rated tires are a good upgrade for rough UTV and ATV…