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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-25-2019, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
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2017 700 shock help

I bought a 700 last year and didnt realize the difference in the shocks between the 700 and 700R at the time. I love the bike but I do a lot of field racing with my buddies (honda 450 and raptor 660). I def have the most power in the straightaway but they eat me up in the corners. I have already put longer A-arms (+2 per side but not for extended shocks) and 2" spacers on the rear. I know I need to do something with those pogo sticks because my front end dips and I have no cornering ability to keep up.

I am looking for advice on what I should replace the front shocks with keeping in mind I am on a budget.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-25-2019, 10:13 AM
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A lot of us will contact a guy that does exactly what you are describing you need. If you Google "Jogaca Suspension Works" you will see a lot of happy customers. Give him a call, he is in Arizona. Kevin - 480-262-3216

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OP, I made the same mistake when I bought my 700. Iíd recommend Kevin for sure!


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Those plus 2” a arms have more leverage on the shock. The spring rate and valving may be too soft now.
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