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O.K., I bought a race sled and it is too stiff for me. (now I said it, you don't have to bash me)

Sled has one season and 1,400 miles and I need to do my first shock rebuild. I think the rear is O.K. but the fronts are too stiff!

If I run down a trail with stutter bumps I feel every one of them. Which I kinda expected. But, if I run down that trail and get some speed up (over 50, I'll leave it at that) It vibrates so bad that my vision literally starts to blur!!! I need to soften this thing up a bit. I trail ride pretty hard, a few jumps, weigh 200 pounds and never felt even close to bottoming. Any thoughts?

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Thanks.

Jeff
 

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By the way, I did have the front springs tightened up a bit to keep the ski's on the ground, it was pushing pretty good the first part of the season. I just purchased some C&A's and plan to adjust the weight transfer so I can loosen those springs up again. I am not sure if this will help or not.

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unless your a really big guy or spend your time in the air the 120# spring is fine. I am 235 lbs and ride some what like a kid (fast in whoops,jumping snow banks in parking lots) it rarely will bottom out in the front of the skid, mostly studders at speed packs the shock up. I think a bit less rebound and a 120 # spring would be the nuts! both the center and rear track shock I am going to speed up the rebound and leave the compersion stack stock for this season. about 4 turns past rattle with a 120# spring is where I am set up now.
 
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