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I'd like to lower the gearing on my 700XX

I'd like to lower the gearing on my 700XX so that it easier to break the back tires loose. I have new 22" ITP Holeshots in the back, and they grip a little too well. The trails that I ride on are tight so I'm not as concerned with top end speed as I am with low end power. I would have gotten 20" ITPs but I wanted the higher ground clearance.
Could I accomplish this by changing the number of teeth on the front and/or rear sprockets? If so, how should they be changed. Thanks.
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Just change the front to a 13t, price ranges from below ten bucks to just over $20.00. You can do it by changing rear too, but front it far easier and cheaper. IMO the TRX should of shipped with a 13 tooth front sprocket. Info below but read thru it, I think 1st post says tip quad on rear rack. That's not necessary, just use a extension and a swivel to get front sprocket bolt broke loose.

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#1 2008 Honda Trx700xx HMF Performance Exhaust, PCV, Stroked 710cc, 10.5:1 Wiseco Piston, Frt Elka Stage 4's, Fox Podium X rear's, EHS Lid, L8ton 11/16" sway bar, DG 6 Pack Rack, PRM Desert II Bumper & Front Skids.
#2 2008 Trx700xx AMR Reaper, Ehs Big 3, P/P head, Xcalibur Cam, Hard Welded Rockers, +1 In/Ex Valves, +3 Throttle body, 11:1 CP Piston, Elka Stage 3 Legacy Shocks, L8ton 11/16th Sway Bar, PRM Front Skids, Desert II Bumper & Rear Utility Rack.


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But if your talking about breaking tires loose on a corner, L8ton rear sway bar for around $220.00

http://www.l8tonracing.com/default.asp

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Or you could either up the preload on the rear shocks or add a little more air to the rear tyres. If this fails then either L8ton or ride faster.

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I didn't know that the rear shocks were preload adjustable, I will definitly do that along with going to a 13t front sproket. Thanks for the help!!!
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I didn't know that the rear shocks were preload adjustable, I will definitly do that along with going to a 13t front sproket. Thanks for the help!!!
All ATV shocks that I've seen let you adjust preload but only high-end shocks allow compression and rebound adjustments. The preload as I understand it is just the outer springs. Use a spanner wrench, but remember to keep both side the same.

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