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2003 Honda Foreman S 450 - Tow In/Tow Out

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I have an issue with toe in/tow out on my Foreman S. The manual says 3/4 to 1 3/4 inch Tow Out, this seems wrong and it has caused my front tires to wear as if they rubber is being torn off them, (which it is). My Kodiak 450 manual has a Tow In of 0-.39 inches which seems more reasonable. What should the Front In tow be set at????

Bill

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does the manual say to have the front end suspended when you do this? it would make more sense then the weight of the front end down would set it flatter on the tread. i don't know if i'm out in left field here or what ...

maybe set them like your yami if it's tearing your tires apart and see how it responds steering wise ...

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Thanks for the response. Yes, it is supposed to be suspended. My thoughts are to set it up like the Kodiak. But, I was wondering if anyone had run into this before in the factory manual.......

Bill

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i had 2 new hondas, but i never had to adjust anything like this before. i'm sure if you set it up like the yami, you should be good to go. just watch the handleing and adjust if it's a little off, but i'm sure you should be good. JMO ...

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The front end was towed in 1 3/4 inches and had always had a handling problem. It took out the right wheel bearing and I had noticed the tires wearing weirdly and had ordered new ones. I found the tow in when I replaced the bearing and went back to the manual to get the proper adjustment and it said TOW OUT about that much. It just didn't sound right and I didn't want to ruin the new tires. So I will set it up at about 1/4 inch tow in like my Kodiak is and see how it goes.

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