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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 09-09-2008, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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has anyone rolled ? with no one in the passenger seat vehicle seems like to roll evan at slower speeds 20-30 miles an hour
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Yes, I have, as well as just about everyone I know that owns a side x side. Check out my pics.
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let me guess u didn't have a passenger how fast were u going ? my self and my buddy both rolled onto the driver side they need to do something with weight distribution
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YES, actually I had a passenger both times. But to tell you the truth I really think that the teryx is a little top heavy for the stock wheel base. I am definately planning on purchasing a nice set of offsets and wider tires. My cousin was doing circles around me on his rhino but his wheel base was 3" wider all around plus his sits a little shorter than mine, yet maintains 2" more clearance.
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i will be purchasingwheels and tires soon hope that helps
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I'm curious, when you went on your side was there any warning? Where we ride there are several off-camber hillsides that you are turning on while climbing and I have'nt felt like I was getting light on one side or the other, of course these are at 25 mph or less.
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Ya there is a warning but for only a split second, then by that time you just hold on tight and enjoy the ride. The hill that I was on is not very well described by the pictures even to the slightest. It was very steep and solid, rutted steps with loose gravel everywhere. If it was not for my rear cage I would have most definately rolled all the way down which was about another 80'. Both cages held up good, but you can tell that the factory cage is alot weaker than the aftermarket rear, and thanks to DIESELPOWERED I already have a replacement.
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Just my experience... but the older Rhino's I've been on were much more tipsie than my teryx. This was especially noticable on moderate speed turns... I was afraid of taking any turn with speed. I haven't compared much time on off camber stuff to see.

Driving on fast trails & track, the teryx is easily capable of being rolled. Spacers and/or wheels can help.. I do feel like I can tell its coming on turns and stuff. Easing off and ending up on 2 wheels for instance.

That's what the cage is for anyway... right? If it wasn't going to roll, then why have a cage.
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Yeah, I figured the pictures did'nt give justice to the hill you were on. I've rode in Rhinos, where you got the sensation that it was getting light, but on the Teryx I have'nt experienced that yet. I guess I'd better be careful, cause if I lay it over with the wife aboard, she won't be too happy!!!
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Just my experience... but the older Rhino's I've been on were much more tipsie than my teryx. This was especially noticable on moderate speed turns... I was afraid of taking any turn with speed. I haven't compared much time on off camber stuff to see.

Driving on fast trails & track, the teryx is easily capable of being rolled. Spacers and/or wheels can help.. I do feel like I can tell its coming on turns and stuff. Easing off and ending up on 2 wheels for instance.

That's what the cage is for anyway... right? If it wasn't going to roll, then why have a cage.
I guess thats where the word "ROLL CAGE" came from
But I agree with you, all of my buddies have rhinos and all but one has rolled them, they are very vulnerable to tipping or rolling.
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