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Anyone working on a long travel suspension for their Viking, or any suspension upgrades at all?

Theres got to be some guys here into heavy trail riding...
 

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The areas on and around my property that I'd be driving aren't that intense. Just average trails. I don't really think I am in need of a suspension upgrade.

Where are you going to be driving that you think a suspension upgrade would be nice/necessary?
 

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For now im going to keep it stock, just so I can enjoy the Viking's stock suspension, once i get bored I will upgrade.

What upgrades would you do?
 

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It is something to consider for the guys who are hardcore in to trailing or what not but for the average a suspension upgrade might be over kill for every day duties.
 

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no parts i've seen available yet.

have you found something? :D
Nothing Viking specific, just generic lift kits. I'd be interested in a lift kit and maybe some high end long travel shocks, definitely bigger wheel... Just looking for ideas, seeing if anyone else has the madness..

I dont do high speed trail riding, I live in northern Quebec around Tremblant so lots of uneven terrain/crawling areas, just looking for a little more articulation from the thing.. The terrain isnt exactly treacherous but im looking to get a little more fun out of the Viking.

Probably make jumping the thing a little easier as well... :D:D
 

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I added the Turnkey CLK 2" lift to my Commander and it's worked well. Not for high performance but for the average person looking for ground clearance and adding bigger tires it's definitely the cheaper alternative, less than $150 when I purchased. It does stiffen the ride but not bad and I removed my rear sway bar and have a better/smoother ride. I have my springs on the lightest setting so I have plenty of adjustment to make it even taller. I also added 1 1/4" wheel spacers.
I wouldn't recommended it to anyone that jumps or needs a lot of wheel travel just not what it's made for in my opinion.
Some pics don't know if you can see the difference.
 

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I added the Turnkey CLK 2" lift to my Commander and it's worked well. Not for high performance but for the average person looking for ground clearance and adding bigger tires it's definitely the cheaper alternative, less than $150 when I purchased. It does stiffen the ride but not bad and I removed my rear sway bar and have a better/smoother ride. I have my springs on the lightest setting so I have plenty of adjustment to make it even taller. I also added 1 1/4" wheel spacers.
I wouldn't recommended it to anyone that jumps or needs a lot of wheel travel just not what it's made for in my opinion.
Some pics don't know if you can see the difference.
Good job pointing this out, this should be a more popular mod, can't beat having that much of a difference for less than $150 when you purchased it.

I do see a bit of a difference, after eyeing the stock photo's a lot it's easy to tell this one sits higher.
 

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I noticed the difference as soon as I hit the trails. Didn't have to pic mud, dirt and grass from the skids every time I went out. It was even better when I started plowing snow.
It's high enough to make a difference but doesn't cause problems over extending the oem axles which was a major plus for me.
My Commander was at 10" stock and the Viking is at 12" or just under so it already has a + working for it.
 
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