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post #1 of 9 Old 11-06-2009, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
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Just got some KFX 450R fronts for my 400EX

"Brand new" set of take-offs for $150 shipped on eBay. The guy said the quad was never ever started before they took the shocks off. I'm excited to see the difference from my stock pogo sticks, everyone over at ATV Riders says it's an amazing improvement. Just gotta do a little modification to the eyes to get them to fit onto the bike. Next is a decent set of +2 arms to go with them and maybe some extend hubs for a wider rear stance.

Oh, I also got the Sparks +6 timing key that I still need to install. All of that should be enough to hold me over until it's time to go XX shopping.

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|White Brothers E-Series Exhaust|Stock Header w/ Welds Ground|Gearing: Trail - 14/39, Dunes - 13/39|Primary Drive Sprockets and Gold X-Ring Chain|Sparks +6 Key|42mm Keihin Carb|ESR Airbox Eliminator Kit|Tinner Scoops|TAG T2 Bars|Burgard +2 A-Arms|G-Force Extended Hubs|KFX 450R Shocks|DirtSkins Shock Covers|IMS-Roll Classic Bumper|AC Racing Blackline Pro-Peg Nerfs|ITP Holeshot H-Ds|Skat~Trak Extreme Paddles, GBC Dune Tracker Fronts|


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Shouldn't you be saving money for your 700xx?


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Shouldn't you be saving money for your 700xx?
Yeah but I've got the itis right now. It's riding season and we're going out like every weekend. Just trying to scratch that itch I have for more performance. I'm going to be taking out a loan from my credit union for the XX, but I really should still be saving for it.

Red '05 TRX400EX:

|White Brothers E-Series Exhaust|Stock Header w/ Welds Ground|Gearing: Trail - 14/39, Dunes - 13/39|Primary Drive Sprockets and Gold X-Ring Chain|Sparks +6 Key|42mm Keihin Carb|ESR Airbox Eliminator Kit|Tinner Scoops|TAG T2 Bars|Burgard +2 A-Arms|G-Force Extended Hubs|KFX 450R Shocks|DirtSkins Shock Covers|IMS-Roll Classic Bumper|AC Racing Blackline Pro-Peg Nerfs|ITP Holeshot H-Ds|Skat~Trak Extreme Paddles, GBC Dune Tracker Fronts|


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Finally got around to installing the Sparks key. Pretty happy with the results. Feels more powerful throughout and especially in the lower half of the gears. Couldn't be happier for a $30 mod. Installation was a breeze, too.

Red '05 TRX400EX:

|White Brothers E-Series Exhaust|Stock Header w/ Welds Ground|Gearing: Trail - 14/39, Dunes - 13/39|Primary Drive Sprockets and Gold X-Ring Chain|Sparks +6 Key|42mm Keihin Carb|ESR Airbox Eliminator Kit|Tinner Scoops|TAG T2 Bars|Burgard +2 A-Arms|G-Force Extended Hubs|KFX 450R Shocks|DirtSkins Shock Covers|IMS-Roll Classic Bumper|AC Racing Blackline Pro-Peg Nerfs|ITP Holeshot H-Ds|Skat~Trak Extreme Paddles, GBC Dune Tracker Fronts|


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Got the shocks on!


Red '05 TRX400EX:

|White Brothers E-Series Exhaust|Stock Header w/ Welds Ground|Gearing: Trail - 14/39, Dunes - 13/39|Primary Drive Sprockets and Gold X-Ring Chain|Sparks +6 Key|42mm Keihin Carb|ESR Airbox Eliminator Kit|Tinner Scoops|TAG T2 Bars|Burgard +2 A-Arms|G-Force Extended Hubs|KFX 450R Shocks|DirtSkins Shock Covers|IMS-Roll Classic Bumper|AC Racing Blackline Pro-Peg Nerfs|ITP Holeshot H-Ds|Skat~Trak Extreme Paddles, GBC Dune Tracker Fronts|


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What did you do to get them in the brackets in the top. and how much lower is it and yes I know its a 400 not a 700. I was looking at putting the same set up on my 700 but it lowers it about 4 in.
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What did you do to get them in the brackets in the top. and how much lower is it and yes I know its a 400 not a 700. I was looking at putting the same set up on my 700 but it lowers it about 4 in.
One word, Dremmel.



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One word, Dremmel.
I went with a band saw and some grinders. It didn't lower it much, if at all. 1/8" tops. Here's the install thread I did over at ATV Riders: http://www.exriders.com/vbb/showthre...hreadid=418040

Red '05 TRX400EX:

|White Brothers E-Series Exhaust|Stock Header w/ Welds Ground|Gearing: Trail - 14/39, Dunes - 13/39|Primary Drive Sprockets and Gold X-Ring Chain|Sparks +6 Key|42mm Keihin Carb|ESR Airbox Eliminator Kit|Tinner Scoops|TAG T2 Bars|Burgard +2 A-Arms|G-Force Extended Hubs|KFX 450R Shocks|DirtSkins Shock Covers|IMS-Roll Classic Bumper|AC Racing Blackline Pro-Peg Nerfs|ITP Holeshot H-Ds|Skat~Trak Extreme Paddles, GBC Dune Tracker Fronts|


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Figured I'd show you what she looks like now.






Red '05 TRX400EX:

|White Brothers E-Series Exhaust|Stock Header w/ Welds Ground|Gearing: Trail - 14/39, Dunes - 13/39|Primary Drive Sprockets and Gold X-Ring Chain|Sparks +6 Key|42mm Keihin Carb|ESR Airbox Eliminator Kit|Tinner Scoops|TAG T2 Bars|Burgard +2 A-Arms|G-Force Extended Hubs|KFX 450R Shocks|DirtSkins Shock Covers|IMS-Roll Classic Bumper|AC Racing Blackline Pro-Peg Nerfs|ITP Holeshot H-Ds|Skat~Trak Extreme Paddles, GBC Dune Tracker Fronts|


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