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Old 12-07-2009, 10:03 AM
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OK, Real basic (Maybe stupid) question here.

If you added a Timbersled or Holtz set-up to your rear suspension what was your reason for doing it and what was the outcome?
Exactly how did this new skid change the ride and performance of your sled?
Was it drastic?
Did you do it for comfort or for weight transfer?

The reason I ask is that I have a wasted back (Old injury and surgery) and I've been giving a lot of though to a serious upgrade in the suspension area of the sled.
It already goes anywhere I want to go but I get the snot beat out of me in the bumps on the trails.
My sled is an '05 Summit 800 151.

Is there another route I should go that would give me the control and comfort in the stutter bumps on the trail but still work well in the steep deep such as just Fox airs or ......?

Thanks in advance Rebels!
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Probably the most comortable suspension would be a m-10....bit heavier, but the ride is cush...I believe that Fastrax can help you out with that....


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YOu could put a seat from WRP on it with a 2" rise and that would be more comfortable than stock.
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M-10 will ride the best, but as already stated it is a bit heavier. I used to ride with a buddy that was parapalegic[sp].... back injury and couldn't use his legs. This was his suspension of choice. IMHO once you ride a good aftermarket susp. you will never ride stock again! A.
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Thanks for the replies so far on this.
I should have said that I already have a Boss hi-rise seat on it and yes, that made a buttload of difference in both the rider position and the cushiness of the ride!
M-10 is definitely an option too but what about just adding fox or another quality shock so I can throw away those crappy stock ones? How much would that improve the stutter bump comfort?
Would Timbersled improve the ride or is that strictly for weight transfer and climbing.
I like the way it looks like a true swing arm suspension.
Does Holtz add any comfort or is it just a performance part?

I'm still undecided about which way to go.

Even small gains with this are still gains.
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Timbersled is light weight and gives you fox floats .....lightweight and adjustable

now if you really want to have the best ride go with M-10 ..I had the controllable one with remote ..was a little heavier but on the whoops I could run past anybody while sitting LOL

while everybody else was hammering up and down with a knee on the seat on the trails into the powder ..

the transfer on an M-10 is amazing...

PS it likes loose tracks ..might take a bit for you to find the happy spot but when you do it's wicked

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Timbersled is light weight and gives you fox floats .....lightweight and adjustable

now if you really want to have the best ride go with M-10 ..I had the controllable one with remote ..was a little heavier but on the whoops I could run past anybody while sitting LOL

while everybody else was hammering up and down with a knee on the seat on the trails into the powder ..

the transfer on an M-10 is amazing...

PS it likes loose tracks ..might take a bit for you to find the happy spot but when you do it's wicked
I'm really liking the sound of that!
Thanks for the replies folks.
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