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Hello Guys , I come from austria but here in the founding land of the Brand KTM, , the ATV racing Sport is not very popular, and there are just a few people which use their there KTM quads for racing .
I hope that my friends in this board can help me, i am interessted in to start racing with the KTM Sx Quad. Is the quad really race ready or not ???
Now my Question should i change the original A Arms and Shocks for better products from the aftermarket. What should i do????, please help me
 

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Hello Guys , I come from austria but here in the founding land of the Brand KTM, , the ATV racing Sport is not very popular, and there are just a few people which use their there KTM quads for racing .
I hope that my friends in this board can help me, i am interessted in to start racing with the KTM Sx Quad. Is the quad really race ready or not ???
Now my Question should i change the original A Arms and Shocks for better products from the aftermarket. What should i do????, please help me
the ktm sock is already really good. all you need to do is remove the spark arrestors, trim the air box, remove the lights, and add some numbers. and you are definitly ready to go racing!
 

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and you mean there is nothing better as the KTM stock. In some Europe Quadforums , user speak about the new Fox Air shox.... or custom axis shox.........., they should be so good...... Thats the reason why i as in the first post of this tread about a arms and shoxs, because you can help me all.........
 

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and you mean there is nothing better as the KTM stock. In some Europe Quadforums , user speak about the new Fox Air shox.... or custom axis shox.........., they should be so good...... Thats the reason why i as in the first post of this tread about a arms and shoxs, because you can help me all.........
All those shocks are good but if you need to anything at all revalving stock shocks are going to be just as good or better for a fraction of the cost. The only week point on the front we have found is the spindels, I've hit some trees pretty hard and no tie rod breaks or a-arm bends, the only bend has been spindels.
 

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The front wheel bolts to the hub and the hub bolts to the spindle with the single big nut in the middle. I weigh 250lb and ride motocross and have never bent a spindle in riding conditions. I did slightly bend one after a really bad crash. The quad rolled so hard it broke the front brake master cylinder off of the handlebars, broke the thumb throttle housing, sheared off the steering stem, bent the exhaust system, bent grab bar, inverted the front bumper over the front of the frame, and desroyed the left side a-arms. I still can't believe that the axle was straight and the handlebars were straight.
 

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lol, stock ;) heims, chromoly, and Max ground clearance, what could made for improvements?
 

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On the homepage from walshracecraft i saw that they have A-Arms for the KTM SX and XC Modells. What can you say me about the walshracecraft quality??????? Who can tell me more about the PEP shocks and give an Link from the homepage??????
 

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PEP doesnt have a home page, but the have a specialist that builds them. A good company to go through would be Baldwin Motorsports in Ohio. Walsh is probably the BEST company you can go with with aftermarket.
 

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where can see the PEP shocks ??? or where do you buy them in the states ?? I am interested in some Pepshocks , to have the ´best material here in Europe
 

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PEP are great shocks but are going to probably set you back 3-4 months for them to be built. Have you ever considered a Fox Evol? Not pushing product, just asking since you live across the pond ;)
 

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Yes I have already thought in fox terrier Evol Float but these dampers only sold for the frontsuspension and, unfortunately, yet for the complete Quad.
Which swing arm damper you would recommend me to the Float Evol, in addition to have the best of all possible material. Is it to be put difficultly the set-up????? How it looks with the durability of the FoxFloatevol damper, here there are already experiences about mistake and defects
 

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The Evol is an air shock. Fox makes a Podium for the rear. Go check out the Fox Shocks website
www.foxracingshox.com

there you go bud, hope that helps ;)
 

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Lucas

you have WP on your doorstep, get the quad and get a good company to revalve the WP's in europe, or even send them to PEP and get them to redo the stockers. Call it stealth racing......

If you want maximum bling appeal then buy a new set of PEP's............ or Custom Axis

hygear - axis

Axis homepage

Axis Air Spring

PEP B1's

PEP article

the kiwi rider mentioned in the PEP interview is Ian Ffitch from New Zealand, a fellow Kiwi........
 

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THANK YOU for posting that. I was lazy :)
 

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Thats a good idea to revalve the WP Shocks by WP tuner or WP himself in Europe, thanks kiwi, so i will buy the walsh a-armsset for the Stockshox
 

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the stock a arms are pretty good......... B)

I'd spend money on shocks, a steering damper and flexx bars before replacing the a arms ....just my opinion though........
 

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the stock a arms are pretty good......... B)

I'd spend money on shocks, a steering damper and flexx bars before replacing the a arms ....just my opinion though........

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