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Old 01-11-2017, 12:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Anyone try the "light" rear torsion springs?

I weigh 160 pounds--and don't find my now broken in suspension horribly stiff--everything set to softest position. But I wonder if the light springs on rear are worth a try. I can always adjust tension up from there.... only a couple inches sag when I sit on it as is.

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I weigh 165 pounds. I'm really happy with my new Assault but I think this rear suspension could be even better (for me)! I now have 1350 miles on the sled. Dealer just called he got my .347 springs. Can't wait to give it a try!
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Old 01-11-2017, 01:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My only concern would be the lack of transfer blocks on the IGX skid...you have the ultimate wheelie machine as a result! By going to a softer rate torsion spring, you may find it will transfer much easier, resulting in not be able to steer while your skis are in the air. But someone should try it. I weigh 260 with gear and I'm still on the softest spring setttings.
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Yup...worked great. Softened it up in the chop but we did have to turn the shocks up a couple clicks - at least the suspension now travels instead of 3 inches of travel before it bucks. (a bit exaggerated of course).... 200-ish lbs here.
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I weigh 165 pounds. I'm really happy with my new Assault but I think this rear suspension could be even better (for me)! I now have 1350 miles on the sled. Dealer just called he got my .347 springs. Can't wait to give it a try!
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7041627-067 LH
7041628-067 RH
Me,I think that the probleme is not the spring but the valving of the shock...too hard.
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