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Let me start of by saying thanks to some of you that share info and know what your talking about.


I was going to order a 450r rear swing and axle,passed on that.

I ordered all this off eBay,lol
I would like to know is anyone could tell me for %100 the width of the bike when I am complete,just to ease my mind on this expense.

So the final build on my $50.00 less then 20 hour 300ex.

Red Maier plastics front and rear with seat $100
G-Force axle $190
Clarke Fuel Tank 2.7 Gallon in BLACK $204
Cobra exhaust $160
400ex carb $55
450r a arms and tie rods $50
Dunlop 20x10x9 and 22x7x10 $125
Moose red handle bars $40

I am looking at nerf bars and bumpers now.
Not sure if I will run AC like I did on my ltz400 or tusk.

This is on a stock motor,when a top end rebuild is needed I will run the 330 kit,upgrade my clutch and fresh cover gaskets.

I may run skid plates later but I do not jump allot.

For the time being I planed on running my 300ex front shocks,will this work?

What are the draw backs other then performance?




With new nerf bars,rear shock is partially removed to make adjusting easier.


Moose handle bars waiting for the twist throttle


ATC 200x rear shock and reservoir.


Jardiene Nerf bars,made very well,lazer engraved logo


Some parts showed up,axle,arms and tie rods,400ex carb waiting to go on.


Waiting for the Fox racing shocks and clarke black plastic gas tank to show up and my new seat cover.
I am also waiting for random parts like,kill switch,rear block off plate.I also grabbed a feather lite foot shifter and asv levers(used)

I also lucked up and won a set of itp wheels on 8"bead lock for 120 on eBay.
They are used with over 70% tread left(rear only)

As parts show up I will keep posting pictures.
 

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The front will set a little lower with the 300ex shocks.And as for width the front should be +2-2.5inches and the rear should be +5-7 9/16.Good luck.
 

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The front will set a little lower with the 300ex shocks.And as for width the front should be +2-2.5inches and the rear should be +5-7 9/16.Good luck.
The 450r a arms are +2 over the 400ex arms,so i would figure a +4 atleast.

I though the g force axle was +2 - +4
 

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I meant per side for the a arms.Sorry.And the axle can be set from 5 9/16-7 9/16.Look it up.
 

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I also want to add this..The Cobra exhaust is really really obnoxious sounding it sounds like a lawn mower with no exhaust. I strongly suggest spending the extra bucks ad get a good system like the FMF or HMF you are putting alot of tome into this build it would be ahamd to cheap out on the exhaust. My neighbor has a cobra system and I speakfrom first hand experience.
 

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I agree cobra's are a little loud.But they do make you think your cool.LMAO!!!!
 

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Yeah I'd rather have a performance tone.LOL
 

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Sorry for the double post but last thing I am doing to it is removing everything after I play a little and having the frame,a arms powder coated.

Local I can get it blasted and coated for $125 any color combo I want.

I was thinking with red plastic,blue or black frame and red a arms,polished swing arm.

I am going to buy a nice set of shocks front and rear all fox prep front triple rate.

They need rebuilt but that is cheap in the scheme of things.


If someone would buy this I would no longer be broke,lol.

 

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Dg exhaust is crap too.Sorry.Just buy a slippy.An hmf slippy adds just as much power.
 

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I want a new head pipe.There is someone local that has a FMF power core from there trx 90.

It is a one piece so I was going to see if the head pip mounted to my jug,if so i will make my own exhaust,body shop owner for years,I can weld.
 

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I have the FMF power Core 4 full system You will like that HMF, Two Brothers Racing, Curtis Sparks all of these are excellent. DG stands for DON'T GET!!!
 

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Or dollar store.Cause it's only worth a dollar.
 

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I got the tires and exhaust today.I think I can make the complete exhaust work but i think I will use it as a slip on.I paid less then 200 for new tires and this complete exhaust.

My gforce axle will be here Monday,my 450r a arms should be here then also.




Side note to all who think or thought the 450r arms might bolt right up.

The rear bracket has to be moved 1/4 inch,lol.

So you need to remove the rear hanger clean the frame up and then bolt it to the arm and weld it back up,but for the pain of this its worth going over +4 for less then $75 shipped with tie rods.

I will have all my parts in and installed next week,I will take some pictures of it before and after for you all to see.
 

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Unless you are a pro welder, have someone do that arm mount for you. That is a crucial weld.
 

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Unless you are a pro welder, have someone do that arm mount for you. That is a crucial weld.
Thanks and I am.I am a certified welder.I am actually thinking I might have a friend of mine make me some very clean hangars to replace the ones stock.

The stock hangar has a stop that I could do away with.

I could also gain a little travel with it gone.

For now I am going to clean up and re use the old hangar.
It's not hard at all but sounds like 2 hours of work,cleaning all that weld from an arc welder will be fun.i can get most of it with my angle grinder but the rest with be taking off with a flap disc.

I will do a how to,so others can learn from my work as I have from some of you guys,this is what makes a nice community.
 

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Cool man.Can't wait to see the progression.
 
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