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I have a 2006 Skidoo 550f. I am wondering if there is much adjustment I can do to the rear suspension besides the torsion springs? I find I am getting really beaten up on the trails and the machine bottoms out very easily. Also wondering about front shocks? The machine has 4400kms and I weigh 185lbs. If I need new shocks or some good rebuilt ones, what should I get? Thanks!
 

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there are numorus adjustments and adjustment combinations you can do to dramaticly change how sled rides and preforms. first off if your bottomin alot and bouncin all over. i would; 1, limiter straps (2 straps in front or rear suspension) Sit on sled have someone look make sure straps have about a 2in bow in them (not tite) this will alow 4 more shock travel. 2 titen front track shock. in your tool kit is a 1/2 moon shock wrench. lift rear of sled to take pressure off titen shock spring,try 2nd or 3rd highest. leave rear springs in middle.
 

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from there if your happy w rear. great! if not keep playin w it. its a trade off of ride quality, cornering, and speed. to each there own. you may find now that sled turns to easy. if so loosen front shocks a bit. if not keep um titer. i prefer titer, they bottom less, react quicker and less inside ski lift. if sled steers to easy,i prefer to titen those straps and increase front track shock even more. i dont feel 4 your goals you will have to do that. p.s front shocks are adjusted w that same wrench (ritey titey)
 
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