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How long for stock tires

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Hey Guys/Gals

going into my second year on new quad , my kodiak is everything and more then expected ; wife loves hers as well. We got the 450 and 700 ... made sales guy smile when we ordered two ... the question i have is the tires , i have heard many say aftermarkets are just much better , iwe use our machines in woods ,and trails and we do ride in snow, with that i think my stock tires suck.  The have plenty of tread left but i just think i could be happier with better tires ........id love comments and input 

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The fault in OEM tires is that they are cheap...VERY cheaply made.  Usually 2 ply and soft.  While they ride decent and do ok offroad, they are usually pretty short lived.  I'm a fan of rip it till it drips and then work on it.  So I'd personally run them bald before looking for replacements, unless a I had a need they won't work for.  Mud, excessive rocks, etc, then I'd be looking at Big Horns, Mud Lites, something slightly larger and more aggressive.  Tires are more opinion than fact though.  My oldest boy has Nitto Mud Graps on this truck and rarely sees mud.  They are arguably the worst tire made for mud, road, water, mileage.  Just garbage.  But they look awesome and make great noise on the road...so he runs them.

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