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Old 07-23-2011, 10:32 AM
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Default Need To Stiffen Rear Suspension...

As the title says, I want to stiffen the rear suspension on my '05 700... I have the adjustment set all the way up but it still isn't enough when I use my rack that slides into my 2 in. receiver...I had a decent size 8 pointer on it last year and the rear really sank pretty badly...I understand with that rack, the weight is probably back too far which makes the rear drop....I am thinking of a set of EPI's for the rear to help with the sagging...What do you guys think???? I have them on the front and was pretty impressed with what they did...

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Old 07-23-2011, 11:12 AM
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See if the X2 springs will work (sizewise) on the regular Sportsman. They're rated for 400 lbs. and hold my 350 very well along with a passenger without a problem.
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Epi,s would be good, they are reasonable in price and very ogood springs
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