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Alright guys, I have a 2015 foreman 500es that is solid rear axle and I'm wanting to get it converted to Independent rear but don't know who still does them. I found pond hopper and messaged him And never got anything back so not sure if he's still into the kits or not.

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I'm sure I found a few conversion threads in the HL forum, guessing you looked there already?
 
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ahh ok.. I don't really know who to suggest over there, I only drop in every now and then. It's not a super busy forum though, you may get a better response in a few days time.
 
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You may get a reply off someone on here too.

You could always attempt the mod yourself if you have the workshop facilities, didn't look overly complex just a little time consuming.
 
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get a welder and a wrecked Rincon or 2015+ Rubicon and have atter. Honestly you're far better off selling and buying an IRS machine considering the 2015 Rubicon is identical to your machine only has IRS.
Ya, I have 2 buddies with Rubicons and I wish I had one. But I got a badass deal on mine so couldn't pass it up. It does great, but of course you get the occasional high center from the rear axle. So really wanting to swap but seems like alot of work. Lol

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get a welder and a wrecked Rincon or 2015+ Rubicon and have atter. Honestly you're far better off selling and buying an IRS machine considering the 2015 Rubicon is identical to your machine only has IRS.
Ya, I have 2 buddies with Rubicons and I wish I had one. But I got a badass deal on mine so couldn't pass it up. It does great, but of course you get the occasional high center from the rear axle. So really wanting to swap but seems like alot of work. Lol

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Yeah it would be a ton of work lol. The Rubicons use a subframe for the rear IRS it would be great if the whole thing just bolted onto the Foreman but no luck there. There used to be a video on YouTube showing how to swap IRS to a 2012-2013 Foreman that would probably help you out a lot.


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get a welder and a wrecked Rincon or 2015+ Rubicon and have atter. Honestly you're far better off selling and buying an IRS machine considering the 2015 Rubicon is identical to your machine only has IRS.
Ya, I have 2 buddies with Rubicons and I wish I had one. But I got a badass deal on mine so couldn't pass it up. It does great, but of course you get the occasional high center from the rear axle. So really wanting to swap but seems like alot of work. Lol

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Yeah it would be a ton of work lol. The Rubicons use a subframe for the rear IRS it would be great if the whole thing just bolted onto the Foreman but no luck there. There used to be a video on YouTube showing how to swap IRS to a 2012-2013 Foreman that would probably help you out a lot.


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Ya that would be great if it bolted right in. Lol. And I did see one post where a guy fabbed up his own using parts from a Rincon but one of his rear tires had some major lean to it and one was straight so not sure where he messed up but something wasn't quite right. Lol.

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If getting high centered is the main reason for wanting to do this mod you'd be a lot better off getting bigger tyres and getting a GR. Would definitely be a quicker and easier mod, possibly cheaper too.
 
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If getting high centered is the main reason for wanting to do this mod you'd be a lot better off getting bigger tyres and getting a GR. Would definitely be a quicker and easier mod, possibly cheaper too.
Ya, I wanted to go with bigger tires but I already have 28s and if I go 30s that much higher for almost double the price.

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If getting high centered is the main reason for wanting to do this mod you'd be a lot better off getting bigger tyres and getting a GR. Would definitely be a quicker and easier mod, possibly cheaper too.
Ya, I wanted to go with bigger tires but I already have 28s and if I go 30s that much higher for almost double the price.

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Very true, above 28's does get costly.
 
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If getting high centered is the main reason for wanting to do this mod you'd be a lot better off getting bigger tyres and getting a GR. Would definitely be a quicker and easier mod, possibly cheaper too.
Ya, I wanted to go with bigger tires but I already have 28s and if I go 30s that much higher for almost double the price.

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Very true, above 28's does get costly.
Ya lol. My 4 28s were like $530. And if I would've gotten 29.5s or 30s they were almost $850. Lol

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