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what do u guys think is the best bang for the buck a big three or elka stage 2 fronts does the elka make a big difference in handeling and on jumps compared to stock i manely ride pits and mx if that helps any at all.
 

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For mx and jumping, my vote is for the Elka's. I ran 10 laps at a local mx track with the stock suspension and paid for it the next 3 days:lmao:
what do u guys think is the best bang for the buck a big three or elka stage 2 fronts does the elka make a big difference in handeling and on jumps compared to stock i manely ride pits and mx if that helps any at all.

Stage 2 are a waste of time,money and energy !
Anything you do to the front end will help, kinda a bandaid to BP.

I hate to say it as replacing shocks , taller tires and swaybar will do "Jack Shit" on youre turns ! Unless you change the castor ,
Anyway heres the link , I go .
http://www.lsracing.com/img/Guide_21.pdf
 

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Really??? That last statement you made Baxter I hate to say is "jack shit"! Once I switched to an aftermarket swaybar and tires I got rid of my front end push and made my turns waaaaaay tighter and faster
 

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Get the elka's and some of Ed's upper a-arms. The bike has enough power already and your not gonna gain a whole lot with just the big 3. Plus your a pretty light guy so you don't need the extra power like us heavier guys do. The shocks will make your landings softer and the a-arms will allow you to adjust your caster to help get rid of some of the push.
 

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I'm kinda with Bax here......

My vote is an each way bet.....Slip-On, PowerCommander, Stock filter, no lid and Tex Tech upper a-arms.
 

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Get the elka's and some of Ed's upper a-arms. The bike has enough power already and your not gonna gain a whole lot with just the big 3. Plus your a pretty light guy so you don't need the extra power like us heavier guys do. The shocks will make your landings softer and the a-arms will allow you to adjust your caster to help get rid of some of the push.
Words of the wise man!
 

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Definatly do shocks first. I did elka stage 2 up front and Big 3 and wish i would have skipped on exhaust and got the rear shocks re-valved with compression adjustment and teixeira tech upper a-arms and stage 2 up front for about the same price.
 

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Stage 2 are a waste of time,money and energy !
Anything you do to the front end will help, kinda a bandaid to BP.

I hate to say it as replacing shocks , taller tires and swaybar will do "Jack Shit" on youre turns ! Unless you change the castor ,
Anyway heres the link , I go .
http://www.lsracing.com/img/Guide_21.pdf
I'm going with reading Baxter's posts are a waste of time, money and energy. LOL
 

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Get the elka's and some of Ed's upper a-arms. The bike has enough power already and your not gonna gain a whole lot with just the big 3. Plus your a pretty light guy so you don't need the extra power like us heavier guys do. The shocks will make your landings softer and the a-arms will allow you to adjust your caster to help get rid of some of the push.
I definitely noticed a considerable difference with the big 3. My friends with stock XX's road mine and can't believe the difference. I wouldn't make this up or lie.
 

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what kinda riden u doing... im gona get the ds450 fronts and have my rears and the 450's sent to wiggstyle for get them set up right.... but once i sell my recon im gona get the big 3 and tires.... im waintin on my mom to get my sway bar for my b-day
 

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I'm not saying the big 3 won't help it go faster, just that it's not a huge difference. I barely noticed anything at all? He likes to jump his bike alot. so i think the shocks would be better for him. Plus he rides in sand pits so unless he does a drag race he's not gonna see alot of improvement in speed and power.
 

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I'm not saying the big 3 won't help it go faster, just that it's not a huge difference. I barely noticed anything at all? He likes to jump his bike alot. so i think the shocks would be better for him. Plus he rides in sand pits so unless he does a drag race he's not gonna see alot of improvement in speed and power.
I agree, if he does a mojority of mx he should do shocks with 13t sprocket for corner to corner. I dont understand buying a xx for mx but to each his own. I'm not sure why you didn't feel a big power gain because i sure did but everyone's machine is different.
 

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I agree, if he does a mojority of mx he should do shocks with 13t sprocket for corner to corner. I dont understand buying a xx for mx but to each his own. I'm not sure why you didn't feel a big power gain because i sure did but everyone's machine is different.
Agreed! +a sway bar.
 

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i've said it many times before.... suspension!!!!... the xx is already powerfull... go ahead and set it up right, and you'll feel like you don't need the big3
 

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The OP probably weighs a buck 35! He don't need the power IMO. Lol
To Scott, I weigh a FEW lbs more than you so maybe that's why I didn't notice as big of a difference!
 

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I weight 255 and I noticed a HUGE difference from his big 3 to my non big 3. We rode last weekend and I hopped of mine and on his and the power is more regardless of your weight. It is all relative
 

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let me just say, i'm a freakin giant, and i actually sold my exhaust so i could have suspension work... results are showing it!... yes, i will buy another exhaust when I can gather up some money, but i have no regrets... suspension!
 
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