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Old 08-12-2009, 06:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my buddy is looking to upgrade his stock edge suspension this year in an effort to try and keep up with me on the trails lol. idk much about the edge chassis, but how much work would it take to swap all the edge shocks for ones off a pro-x or pro-xr? how much better r the pro-x shocks compared to the the ones off an edge? how bout the pro-x compared to pro-xr? Thanks!
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Old 08-12-2009, 07:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Techinacly better shocks... But the stock shocks are probably as good when set up, and valved right.

Also when people set the rear skid mount to the highest setting in the tunnle, it reduces ride quality -IMO. The lower setting is better for bumps and trails, while the higher setter lets you dig deeper in soft stuff.
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The pro-x/xr is different front/rear suspensions altogether from the the regular edge, doubt that any of the shocks will interchange without modifications.
However, a quality rebuild/revalve on the stockers will probably do wonders, send a PM to e.g. Timespentsearching or JBshocks
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Also when people set the rear skid mount to the highest setting in the tunnle, it reduces ride quality -IMO. The lower setting is better for bumps and trails, while the higher setter lets you dig deeper in soft stuff.[/b]
You might want to rethink that. You may have it backwards?
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...or by highest setting mean using the lowest holes in the rear bracket.
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You might want to rethink that. You may have it backwards?[/b]

I agree with you Al.

Putting the rear skid in the lower holes below the tunnel, raising the rear of the rear way up, makes for one poor handling sled.

Probably why I redesigned the IQ chasis I'm building and moved the skid up in the tunnel where it belongs.

As far as making the edge skid work like a prox or xr. A non pps shock in the rear and a fox front rail or arvin works fine. ( along with a good valve stack)

I put a edge skid in my prox chasis if that tells you anything.

If you want to handle bumps, make it a 136, no 121 will be able to keep up.

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Walker evens are a overpriced pice of junk if you ask me. Like most of all the other fancy crap out there
Arvin clicker shocks are ok but don't seem to hold up as long as fox in the rear rear.
Fox clicker, ( non pps) is the best I've found for the rear rear of a edge.

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I agree with you Al.

Putting the rear skid in the lower holes below the tunnel, raising the rear of the rear way up, makes for one poor handling sled.[/b]
Thats what i meant, Sorry for confusion lol.
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my buddy is looking to upgrade his stock edge suspension this year in an effort to try and keep up with me on the trails lol. idk much about the edge chassis, but how much work would it take to swap all the edge shocks for ones off a pro-x or pro-xr? how much better r the pro-x shocks compared to the the ones off an edge? how bout the pro-x compared to pro-xr? Thanks![/b]
Edge shocks are not interchangeable with pro x ones nor the other way around. You can swap skids but your not going to accomplish anything.
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Put a fox clicker in it rides much better. Id would not use a pps version of the clicker if hes going to ride it hard.
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Put a fox clicker in it rides much better. Id would not use a pps version of the clicker if hes going to ride it hard.[/b]
I have a pps type fox clicker in my 600 50th that came oem.....its perfect for riding all kinds of trail junk hard or just touring. It doesn't get any better with this shock on the edge. Polaris hit a home run when they calibrated the suspension package in this sled.
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