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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-17-2009, 12:47 PM Thread Starter
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Rear axle...?

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I have an 07 Rhino with the 6+LSR long travel kit with stock axles. I keep snapping the rear axles, I've gone through 3 rear axles in 18 months (2 on the left rear and 1 on the right rear). I'm not an extreme rider? Any ideas's on why this keeps happening? It's an expensive fix each time it snaps - thx!!
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-17-2009, 01:46 PM
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Maybe the length of the axles are wrong I would contact lsr and see what they have to say about your problem. If they can't do anything, I would with the 300m material and talk to jose at summer bros he knows his shti and is willing to help get u what u will need for a good price. Might just b my .02. But that's where I would start

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I broke 20 LSR axles in a year of racing.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-17-2009, 06:46 PM
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What kind of axle do they use ? 20 axles in one year... That is a lot your rhino must have some crazy power to brake that many or there is a problem with the kit ?
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They make their own axles, excalibur axles.
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-17-2009, 08:15 PM
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Always replace both axles when you break one.

Beaver out!
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-17-2009, 10:04 PM
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ive had my kit for almost 2 years i beat the tar ot of it the only thing i have messed up was i bent a tie rod lonstar should warranty the axle for you they have a great warrantee on parts


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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 05:33 AM
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2 words ,,,sommers brothers 300m
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 08:55 AM
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IMO the problem is that the LSR Axles can not handle the droop angle as well as some of the other axles out there. Your rear shocks may be just a little too long and allow too much droop. You can have a stop added to your shocks or upgrade the rear axles only.

I have the MTS Kit and I had the same issue. I broke quite a few rear axles. Then I upgrade to Gorillas on the rear only and havent had an issue since. I later found out that Billstein had a few batches of shocks that went out just slightly out of tolerance. It wasnt much but it was enough to make an issue. I am not sure if that was my issue or not..... but the Gorillas handle the angle better.

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