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would this make a 250 stance a little wider?would it bolt up with the exception of drilling mounting bolt holes larger for the shocks and a arms?
 

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I think we already went through this with another 250ex owner.No they will not bolt up.Sorry.
 

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darn oh well thanks
 

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Or you could save some money and make your own widening kit.
 

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now if the 400ex a-arms bolt up to a 300 they should bolt up to a 250ex cuz a 300 is identical in the front
 

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Your wrong 300.
 

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No the 300EX and the 250X are the same Jon, the 250EX is the same as the Recon.
 

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o ok thx moose i did not know that
 

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I did some research on those Diamond J kits and I would recommend against using them if you ride your bike hard or jump. Most who used them and ran their bike hard bent the mounts. I also read that moving the a arm mounting points further away from the centerline of your bike decreases stability. Many aftermarket frames, and the new Kawi's have moved the mounts for the a arms closer together.


This is all my opinion that I gathered from my research, I am not bashing the company or the product in anyway.
 

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They say right on there sight that it was given extreme testing on a atv mx track and jumped higher than most people would and they had no problems.
 

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I am just repeating what I found when I looked into them because I was interested in the idea. The stability issues were more a turn off for me then the durability.
 

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What do you mean stability?They stability of the quad should be much greater if combined with a wider rear axle.
 

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Yeah it was.Now I understand what your saying.I think thats why my quad handles so crappy.I really need to buy my 250x a arms so I can build my new ones.
 

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Wider is better isn't always the case, I wouldn't have believed it either until I read that write up. Even flipping your front rims for that extra inch is a bad idea according to this guys math. Are you currently running one of those kits?
 

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Yeah but It's a copy version.I made it.All the same metal and that.But I plan on taking a stock set of a arms and adding to them with bracing inside of the existing tubes ofcourse.That way it's wider and the original pivot's are retained.
 
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