hevy duty rear springs? - Snowmobile Forum: Your #1 Snowmobile Forum
http://www.snowmobileforum.com
Go Back   Snowmobile Forum: Your #1 Snowmobile Forum > Specific Snowmobile Forums > Polaris Snowmobiles


» Sponsors





Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-21-2006, 09:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
Head horsepower junkie
 
SSnthe10s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Dexter, MI
Posts: 1,978
hevy duty rear springs?

well Im 6'1 215lbs. And i ride pretty aggressive, well to make it short my sled bottoms out kinda easy. Does and body make high rate rear suspension springs for my rxl?
__________________
Ice,Snow or grass ill still kick your ass!

1995 Indy RXL modded....-Sold
2003 Pro X 700 144 woody megabites,EPI Pro clutch kit, Sno stuff rumble pack, powermadd hand gaurds
SSnthe10s is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-21-2006, 10:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
F.K.A. MOUSE72
 
ITriumph's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Tip Of the Mitt, MI
Posts: 3,788
dunno about that, but DK has replcements for 18 bucks
__________________
snow and ice imagery
extended forecast for Alanson




And on the eighth day, god created snowmobiles .
ITriumph is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2006, 11:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
Head horsepower junkie
 
SSnthe10s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Dexter, MI
Posts: 1,978
yea ill prolly just end up buy aftermarket replacment springs if i cant find anything.
__________________
Ice,Snow or grass ill still kick your ass!

1995 Indy RXL modded....-Sold
2003 Pro X 700 144 woody megabites,EPI Pro clutch kit, Sno stuff rumble pack, powermadd hand gaurds
SSnthe10s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 12:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Buckhorn Ski Lodge CALIF
Posts: 709
Is DK Dennis KIRK?
brown435 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 05:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
I am Spartacus
 
smallengineguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Milton Mills, NH
Posts: 23,648
Yup. Someone must make heavier springs for sleds.
__________________
1992 Ski Doo Mach 1 (SC-10/2 suspended) March '07 SF.com Sled of the Month! (Lost in fire 4-7-13)
1992 Ski Doo Mach 1 original
2006 Ski Doo MXZ 500SS
1999 Ski Doo Grand Touring
1998 Ski Doo Grand Touring
Webmaster Evergreen Valley Snowmobile Club
SledNH.com Moderator
smallengineguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 08:03 AM   #6 (permalink)
Mountain M0DERAT0R
 
PolarisINDY500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: MI then IL now WA
Posts: 7,490
see im curious about the same thing. ive been searching on pure polaris for replacement springs for the same reason...ive grown up a bit since when i first got the sled.

also besides the "track" springs, ive got a coilover rear spring/shock set up in the "center"...if i get heavier springs, can i replace the coilover with a regular fox shock?
__________________
2010 Arctic Cat M8 SP 162 (Jan '10 SOTM; '09-'10 SOTY)
MBRP Can, Polished Pipe, Powder Coated Tunnel & Bulkhead, M.A. Track Rack, XXXModRods Vents, AMP Gage Cage, Ice Scratchers, IceAge Rails, Shift Assist, Glide Washers, Rock Rollers, Frogzskin, BDX Anti-Slop & Anti-Stab, Air Can 2's, 44/36p helix, White SLP Powder Pros
The Original Logo ->

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultrafrozen View Post
This guy has been on this forum so long there is moss growing on his username!!!
PolarisINDY500 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 04:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
I am Spartacus
 
smallengineguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Milton Mills, NH
Posts: 23,648
The replacement shock will have to have a coilover on it also, remember, the shock just dampens the bumps, not hold the sled up. Maybe less donuts.....
__________________
1992 Ski Doo Mach 1 (SC-10/2 suspended) March '07 SF.com Sled of the Month! (Lost in fire 4-7-13)
1992 Ski Doo Mach 1 original
2006 Ski Doo MXZ 500SS
1999 Ski Doo Grand Touring
1998 Ski Doo Grand Touring
Webmaster Evergreen Valley Snowmobile Club
SledNH.com Moderator
smallengineguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 05:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
Head horsepower junkie
 
SSnthe10s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Dexter, MI
Posts: 1,978
Quote:
Originally Posted by smallengineguy
The replacement shock will have to have a coilover on it also, remember, the shock just dampens the bumps, not hold the sled up. Maybe less donuts.....

exactly!, eveyone i ask just shows me a link to a new shock!
__________________
Ice,Snow or grass ill still kick your ass!

1995 Indy RXL modded....-Sold
2003 Pro X 700 144 woody megabites,EPI Pro clutch kit, Sno stuff rumble pack, powermadd hand gaurds
SSnthe10s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 06:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
Go Wings!
 
skidoo_magoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Ohio
Posts: 3,636
whats with that green link thing in your post PI?
skidoo_magoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 07:38 PM   #10 (permalink)
F.K.A. MOUSE72
 
ITriumph's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Tip Of the Mitt, MI
Posts: 3,788
Quote:
Originally Posted by skidoo_magoo
whats with that green link thing in your post PI?

HUH?
__________________
snow and ice imagery
extended forecast for Alanson




And on the eighth day, god created snowmobiles .
ITriumph is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 08:23 PM   #11 (permalink)
Mountain M0DERAT0R
 
PolarisINDY500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: MI then IL now WA
Posts: 7,490
Quote:
Originally Posted by skidoo_magoo
whats with that green link thing in your post PI?

i dunno what your talking about...what link are you talking about? the one in my sigs, or one in my post
__________________
2010 Arctic Cat M8 SP 162 (Jan '10 SOTM; '09-'10 SOTY)
MBRP Can, Polished Pipe, Powder Coated Tunnel & Bulkhead, M.A. Track Rack, XXXModRods Vents, AMP Gage Cage, Ice Scratchers, IceAge Rails, Shift Assist, Glide Washers, Rock Rollers, Frogzskin, BDX Anti-Slop & Anti-Stab, Air Can 2's, 44/36p helix, White SLP Powder Pros
The Original Logo ->

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultrafrozen View Post
This guy has been on this forum so long there is moss growing on his username!!!
PolarisINDY500 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 08:25 PM   #12 (permalink)
Mountain M0DERAT0R
 
PolarisINDY500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: MI then IL now WA
Posts: 7,490
Quote:
Originally Posted by smallengineguy
The replacement shock will have to have a coilover on it also, remember, the shock just dampens the bumps, not hold the sled up. Maybe less donuts.....

sorry, i guess cow fest really had an adverse effect on me!

anyway...can you get coilover shocks re-built? i know they make replacement springs for the coilover, but if im going to do that, i might as well get it rebuilt.
__________________
2010 Arctic Cat M8 SP 162 (Jan '10 SOTM; '09-'10 SOTY)
MBRP Can, Polished Pipe, Powder Coated Tunnel & Bulkhead, M.A. Track Rack, XXXModRods Vents, AMP Gage Cage, Ice Scratchers, IceAge Rails, Shift Assist, Glide Washers, Rock Rollers, Frogzskin, BDX Anti-Slop & Anti-Stab, Air Can 2's, 44/36p helix, White SLP Powder Pros
The Original Logo ->

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ultrafrozen View Post
This guy has been on this forum so long there is moss growing on his username!!!
PolarisINDY500 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2006, 08:45 PM   #13 (permalink)
I am Spartacus
 
smallengineguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Milton Mills, NH
Posts: 23,648
I'd say PM sesnopro. He knows a lot about rebuilding them.
__________________
1992 Ski Doo Mach 1 (SC-10/2 suspended) March '07 SF.com Sled of the Month! (Lost in fire 4-7-13)
1992 Ski Doo Mach 1 original
2006 Ski Doo MXZ 500SS
1999 Ski Doo Grand Touring
1998 Ski Doo Grand Touring
Webmaster Evergreen Valley Snowmobile Club
SledNH.com Moderator
smallengineguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2006, 01:07 PM   #14 (permalink)
Go Wings!
 
skidoo_magoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Ohio
Posts: 3,636
ok, in some posts, words will be like a green link the first time i see it. i hover my mouse over it, and a bubble comes off of it like for a search engine, it did it in a post today, but now is gone on yours.
skidoo_magoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2006, 06:46 AM   #15 (permalink)
Mr Polaris
 
big bore king's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: northern Mi
Posts: 678
If you can get a performance manual for your Polaris sleds, they list all the optional springs for them I'm somewhat of a bigger fella myself and I installed the heavy springs on all the sleds i've owned, XLT'S,XCR'S, GEN II and edge chassis. Also If the shocks are rebuildable you can stiffen them up alot. I change valve stacks on mine and oil viscosities, to improve the ride. But you have to have FOX or RYDE FX shocks as the nitrex shocks on polaris's are not rebuildable I have done all my own shocks since the early 90,s and found that most of the time just reworking the shocks will solve most ridability problems
__________________
Anything stock pretty much sucks!

2001 Polaris 600xcsp(sks) 1.5 paddle
2002 Polaris 500xcsp 1.25 paddle
1996 Polaris Ultra SP
2000 Polaris XCR 120

2000 Ski Doo Formula 380
2000 Polaris trail blazer 250.
2001 Yamaha Big Bear 400
2000 Honda TRX 90
1995 Jeep Wrangler
2008 John Deere 2520, FEL, snowblower, cab
big bore king is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2006, 11:06 PM   #16 (permalink)
Head horsepower junkie
 
SSnthe10s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Dexter, MI
Posts: 1,978
mine has fox shox all the way arond. what would i be looking at money wise to rebuild and stiffen them up?
__________________
Ice,Snow or grass ill still kick your ass!

1995 Indy RXL modded....-Sold
2003 Pro X 700 144 woody megabites,EPI Pro clutch kit, Sno stuff rumble pack, powermadd hand gaurds
SSnthe10s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2006, 09:58 PM   #17 (permalink)
Mr Polaris
 
big bore king's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: northern Mi
Posts: 678
looking at $250 for all 4 if there off the sled for a rebuild and revalve, This includes kits, oil, valve plates, and nitrogen charge. Any hard parts extra ( i.e shafts, bearing caps, pistons, etc.)
__________________
Anything stock pretty much sucks!

2001 Polaris 600xcsp(sks) 1.5 paddle
2002 Polaris 500xcsp 1.25 paddle
1996 Polaris Ultra SP
2000 Polaris XCR 120

2000 Ski Doo Formula 380
2000 Polaris trail blazer 250.
2001 Yamaha Big Bear 400
2000 Honda TRX 90
1995 Jeep Wrangler
2008 John Deere 2520, FEL, snowblower, cab
big bore king is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:48 AM.



Copyright SnowmobileForum.com

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0