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I'm thinking about getting LT for my 08 rhino after holding out for a few years. I decided to start pricing shocks and arms and just thought I'd ask for feedback or suggestions.

I have an opportunity to buy a new set of Fox 2.0 6.5" travel w/remote reseviors sprung for $1200 - best deal I have been able to find. The problem is they were sprung/valved for a 4 seater and I have a 2 seater w/cage. Do i just need to get new springs for the rear or is there normally a valving difference. Otherwise, the next best deal is about $1270+tax from another shop.

For long travel, I'm thinking about going with the HRT kit. I haven't been able to get in touch with them lately to get a price on the bare kit but Chris and Steve at benchmark left such a good impression on me I decided to go for this one - that, and they are local in SD, which is nice. Anyone have any input on the HRT kit.

I'd like to install the kit myself, with my desert group of friends, so I know what to do if I ever have a problem but I hear getting the axle in the CV can be difficult. Should I just have the shop do it or go for it?

Thanks for your suggestions.
 

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I say go for it i did mine and it took a while but now i can do it with no problem the axles and cv's suck but ARE PRETTY STRAIGHT FORWARD AND with long travel you need to learn how .
 

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You are going to have to revalve and spring for best results. I took mine to extreme in phx and it cost me around $500 to $600. So take that in mind when buying someones used shocks. If you know everything about them might help like spring rates and valving. Then call a shop. Thats my 2 cents.
 

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Thanks for the input. The shocks are brand new and still at ORW. I can get them any way i want for about $100 more so I may do that. Hopefully I can get a deal on the kit now.
 

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In the long run you might not save money.your going to spend time and money trying to dial in the shocks to the longtravel you buy,today kits have dropped in price they already did all the testing to get the shocks working with their kit.remember you need axles $600-700,good arms $2000 and your shocks $1200,and you still need tierods $100-200 unless you find everything used and in good shape I dont think your going to save much.
 

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I can get you a complete HCR +6 kit for a screaming deal. No re-valving neccessary, the kit is dialed for 2 seaters.
(Stock) is right, you wont save much trying to piece it together, and then you wont have the support/warranty from the vendor.

PM me for a price if you are interested.
 

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I can get you a complete HCR +6 kit for a screaming deal. No re-valving neccessary, the kit is dialed for 2 seaters.
(Stock) is right, you wont save much trying to piece it together, and then you wont have the support/warranty from the vendor.

PM me for a price if you are interested.
x2 and remember the shock mounts on the a arms need to match the shock size .
 
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