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Old 02-02-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
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Hello all.. So I need help w carbide info.. I have a 2001 zl 500 w no studs. My bf (who is out of town currently) told me I need to run 4" carbides.. I have a hook up on 100$ carbides for $50 but they are 8"... Could I run these on my sled or would I have mad steering issues??
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:16 AM   #2
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you can run em,,, the sled will always oversteer, from that much blade up front,,, but you'd get used to it....
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:54 PM   #3
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8" would be very aggressive and the back end will always be wagging. 6" is pretty aggressive for a sled without studs. Your bf is dead on, 4" is perfect for a stock sled with no studs. I would pass on the 8".
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:15 PM   #4
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BC Dan is right on.
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