Club700XX - Honda TRX700XX Forum - Reply to Topic
Thread: DS450 Shock Swap Help! Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 
 
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Club700XX - Honda TRX700XX Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
01-30-2015 02:37 PM
Thaistick To the OP. Thanks for posting all this. Let us know your overall impression of the swap compared with oem, stock 450s, reworked to your specs, etc.
To xxcharger, thanks for your input too. If you don't already have your own thread maybe you should, all this information is gold. I'd like to see more activity on this board overall?.
01-29-2015 07:45 PM
xxcharger Yes, I swapped the springs. Seems to ride well too. But now I have two concerns; will the added height raise the COG and make climbing hills more dangerous, and will my ball joints be damaged from being maxed out.
01-29-2015 07:35 PM
Thaistick Did you figure this out xxcharger?
12-28-2014 04:05 PM
xxcharger I have the same problem, I'm working on my xmx shocks and there's no travel. If I stand on the front bumper I'm on the bump stop. So if I swap the springs they work well and won't bottom out?
09-19-2014 01:00 PM
5W0P3 Finally got everything finished up last night. Pre-load has 7 threads on it. All clickers are halfway at 11 right now.

08-22-2014 09:21 PM
Wroughndt Yepper, much stiffer. Don't worry too much about the travel either. Just sitting there it doesn't look like much but once you take it off of the first jump you will see that there is lots of travel.
08-22-2014 09:48 AM
5W0P3 I got one swapped, it seemed to help and at least be rideable now. It would not have been with the DS spring. Those XX springs are A LOT stiffer than the DS springs. I could hand compress the DS ones but had to get ratchet straps to compress the XX one.
08-21-2014 11:30 PM
Wroughndt Swap the springs and put some preload on them, that should fix your issue.
08-21-2014 11:23 PM
5W0P3 Yours looks like 4" of travel. Mine has maybe 1.5" of travel.
08-21-2014 11:22 PM
Wroughndt Here is mine from the other thread:


I would say, put the factory springs on them, set them at 4 visible threads of preload and see where that gets you. I know that I thought I didn't have any travel left until I had my wife measure the sag and overall travel to set ride height.

Just look at the angle of the A-arms between yours and mine.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome