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Is it alright to jump and wheelie with a 300ex? Can the stock parts take it take it or do you need to upgrade to jump and race? I pretty much just babey my quad but I was wondering if it would hold up to this "abuse" And are there any maintnence things to slow the wear that jumping causes? Also is there a correct way to do wheelies and perform jumps with the bike that puts less stress on it then other methods?

Sorry if I sound stupid asking this but I never really considered beating on my quad a lot if I didn't have to. Thanks for your help
 

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The stock suspension can take a little abuse but not repeatedly if you plan on jumping 40 foot doubles all the time then no you need a good aftermarket shock designed to hold you under a load not the quad.
 

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I agree ^^^^^.
 

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You can sent your stock shocks to GT Thunder and have them revalved and resprung and it will make a huge differance
 

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Yea the 300ex can take it!! If the jumps are smaller ones on the trails, in a field you will be fine. Maby a little sore because the susp. on the 300 is not that great. But it wont hack it on a real mx track.
To loft the front end just sit towards the rear of the seat, let the clutch out a little quick, give it a little more gas than normal and pull back. Just practice and take it slow so you dont flip it.
 

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Its abuse if you leave bruises....Hit them above the hair line...No woman will shave there head for the judge to see:icon_ goofy:
 

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You can beat on 300ex's pritty hard I have a 250x that I beat the s*#t out of and it just keeps going and going.
 

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Abuse to me is not maintaining your quad! Check your fluids, change your oil and filter according to your manual. The manufacturers know we are going to beat the shit of these things and they build them accordingly.
 

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Its abuse if you leave bruises....Hit them above the hair line...No woman will shave there head for the judge to see:icon_ goofy:
Not Funny! :icon_ nono:
 

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OK, thanks for the replys. I know a guy that has a 450r and its tricked out with fox air shocks and everything you could want and I was just wondering if all that stuff was really necessary for the trail. But he races so thats much different. But thanks for the insight.
 

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lol..after reading all of these post....the only abuse i know of..is the rider !..like it was stated..take care of your ride..and it will take care of you !.
 

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beat it!!!!!It's a honda,or should I say it's an older honda design.The biggest thing to worry about is the frame cracking.It is a problem on all the honda sport quads.Once gusseted and seam welded where it is spot welded,problem solved.The other frame issue is rust.The rust seems more common on the square frames.I guess it's the age(older frames).
 

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The biggest thing to worry about is the frame cracking.It is a problem on all the honda sport quads.
The frames on the utility ATVs will crack too, especially if they're rode hard and start getting a lot of miles on them.
 
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