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I'm looking on diamond j custom's website and I was wondering if anyone had any pics of before and after of either the 4.5" or the 6", or if you have a picture comparing the two. Also what shocks should I go with if I were to do this? What would bolt right up and what would take adapters, ect?
 

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Don't buy the widening kit.They change your caster camber throught the suspension movement and it makes it feel squirly.I took this off but here you go.
 

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So I guess you are suggesting 400ex a arms?
 

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I was thinking of buying the widening kit, but now ived read this thread maybe ill postponed purchasing it.
Somewhere on here there is a link to an article that discusses the widening kit and goes into detail about what it does and the effects of it and it seems that it wouldn't be a very good choice. The kit moves the pivot points of the A-arms further outboard from the inner tie rod ends and it causes the plane of the A-arms and the tie rods to be further out of parallel with each other. This causes binding and bump steer and it makes your ATV steer bad.
 

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Well, you changed my mind quick. So I guess it's 400ex a arms. I just have trouble finding them on ebay. Does anyone know who sells them? Also if I get 400ex a arms don't I also need 400ex shocks too?
 

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You can't use the 400ex shocks without the conversion kit to my knowlege
 

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I think you'll need the shock conversion kit.If you use your stock shocks it will just sit lower.
 

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Oh alrighty. Lower isn't too bad. I guess a lower center of gravity wouldn't kill me all that much :D . But just to clarify, I would need upper and lower correct?
 

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A a rms yes you would need upper and lower.And there hard to find at a good price.
 

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There's a guy on here with some from a 450r for $75 plus shipping. Is that any good? And will those even fit?
 

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Send 69quadracer a PM. He might have his.
 

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Ah dude I don't have any money. I was just using it as an example. Plus I still don't have the quad. I'm just putting together some research and stuff to see what to, and not to, do when I do get it, but I appreciate the help!
 

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Don't buy the widening kit for any atv you getting or are gonna get.
 

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I'm not. But now I'm really thinking about a 400ex instead. I would much rather have too much power than can be controlled than to little that'll cost a fortune to get more
 

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Now your thinking.LOL
 

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Found an '02 for $1200. Sounds low but you never know. I REALLY wish I had better luck finding a job. I honestly need to put in more applications.
 

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Well get on it.Don't just sit on the internet and say you need to.LOL
 

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I wish I could hire ya brother... Move to Denver and you got a job. Mon-Thurs. start at 10:00 AM-ish. No weekends, you can have any day off but Monday. Start at $11.50

Can you believe I can't fill this position???
 

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I don't see how you can't with all the people who need work. Plus you don't have to get up early! I would take that job, but I'm 16 in high school, don't see how I could work those hours into my day ;)

I would go out and turn some in, but sadly I don't have my car right now so I'm stuck at home
 
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