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Old 08-21-2012, 12:37 AM   #1003
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Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Originally Posted by JGNC
Ended up bringing it home. He had a brand new Sportmax front tire and rear lift he threw in on the deal. I'm happy but I was mistaken and it has a stock rear shock/spring. I'm wanting to replace it asap.

Originally Posted by Strog View Post
Yes, yes you do.

Why did I wait 24k miles to change mine?

Definitely a worthwhile upgrade.
I did Race Tech springs up front during the snowy season last year and am pleased with the results, but I don't understand what a rear-shock upgrade will do for my ride. What are the bad behaviors that result from a crappy rear shock? Thanks for enlightening me, I am suspension ignorant.
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