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I'm running Bandit shocks, I'm not say,blaming their design, I'm saying you can't have plush ride and stiff suspension at the same time. I'll mess with compression a little more and see if that helps. I'm just saying I've cut donuts hundreds times in the past and never had it close to rolling. It's just seemed like the driver side shocks just compressed to easy and over it went like right now!
 

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I'm running Bandit shocks, I'm not say,blaming their design, I'm saying you can't have plush ride and stiff suspension at the same time. I'll mess with compression a little more and see if that helps. I'm just saying I've cut donuts hundreds times in the past and never had it close to rolling. It's just seemed like the driver side shocks just compressed to easy and over it went like right now!

I'm sure compression could help that.. wonder which springs would be better for those of us that like to get sideways.. standard, or progressive?
 

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On my Bandits I removed the progressive 320lb rear springs and replaced with 320lb linear springs. Got rid of a bit of plush because I wanted it more predictable (stiffer). Cheers


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I'm running Bandit shocks, I'm not say,blaming their design, I'm saying you can't have plush ride and stiff suspension at the same time. I'll mess with compression a little more and see if that helps. I'm just saying I've cut donuts hundreds times in the past and never had it close to rolling. It's just seemed like the driver side shocks just compressed to easy and over it went like right now!
I'll trade you my teryx and stock shocks even up.

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On my Bandits I removed the progressive 320lb rear springs and replaced with 320lb linear springs. Got rid of a bit of plush because I wanted it more predictable (stiffer). Cheers


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Was it a noticeable difference? I see how you ride.. while I don't when my wife is along, I like to rip when I'm by myself. The stock shocks are not very compliant, but they are predictable.. the machine stays fairly flat.
 

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Was it a noticeable difference? I see how you ride.. while I don't when my wife is along, I like to rip when I'm by myself. The stock shocks are not very compliant, but they are predictable.. the machine stays fairly flat.


Much better with the linear springs for me, I also upped the 125psi of nitrogen in the shocks to 150psi. The bandits can take between 125psi - 175psi. Cheers
 

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I met with the adjuster and it looks like ole red is totalled! Decisions, decisions. I may have a bunch of parts for sale, or buy it back from the insurance company and piece it back together. Orrrrrr buy a YXZ.
 

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I met with the adjuster and it looks like ole red is totalled! Decisions, decisions. I may have a bunch of parts for sale, or buy it back from the insurance company and piece it back together. Orrrrrr buy a YXZ.
YXZ and a trailer!
 

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What the #!$! is it with the red ones, lol?
 

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No one asks me to haul their beer for them anymore. Seems I have a bit of a reputation for letting the apple crown be my copilot. Regal Apple take the wheel, lol.
 

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I have a tractor that I do most of my work with now, so other than plowing I really haven't been working the viking much. At least that's what I'm telling myself. Lol
 

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I met with the adjuster and it looks like ole red is totalled! Decisions, decisions. I may have a bunch of parts for sale, or buy it back from the insurance company and piece it back together. Orrrrrr buy a YXZ.


just what you need when your drinking mooshine, a buggy that goes 100 mph and you have to manually have to shift it. lol
just kiddin bro! my vote is for a yxz..... BUT NOT THE RED ONE!!!!!
 
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just what you need when your drinking mooshine, a buggy that goes 100 mph and you have to manually have to shift it. lol
just kiddin bro! my vote is for a yxz..... BUT NOT THE RED ONE!!!!!
I'm thinking I don't need one either, lol. But just in case I do, I got my eyes on an orange one. And I think the recluse is for us drunk shifting ********. And besides we need some activity on the YXZ forum here.:)
 

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o yea, with a recluse youll be fine! i say get one!!!


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A recluse?
 

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Just got the deal worked out with adjuster. I get to keep it with clean title and he is cutting me a check for 7k. I can tweak the roll bar back. Square the metal bed back up, buy a head light assembly, and a taillight and be good to go. Cut the windshield done a bit and reinforce with a metal rail at the top. Now what to do with the $6500??????????
 

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