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where can i find set-up tips,or imfo on extra-10 rear suspension. I have a 1999 xcr that rides to stiff. fox shocks rebuilt a year ago,and replaced springs.any ideas? thanks......TOM
 

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A friend of mine's dad has a 2000 XC 500 SP, and he complained about the Xtra 10 being too stiff. To my horror he got rid of his Fox shock and put an Indy Select in there, he said that fixed the problem.

So what you should do is get your shock re-valved so that it isn't as stiff.



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I had the same problem. My Xtra 10 on my 96 XCR 600 was pretty messed up. If I hit a jump it damn near bucked me over the bars. My dad put on new springs that the dealer called Fat boy springs. And a new shock. Yes we lost the Fox shock and it did fix the problem. I never get bucked anymore and it does ride better.
 

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trade ya tpuck409, my sled just had the rear shocks rebuilt, but it still is too soft for my style of riding.

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Thanks for the imfo guys, Iv'e been looking at adjustable shocks,and found them for 300 to 400 bucks[no way]. The guy who owned the sled before me was a big guy, and probably had the shock revalved for him. Iwill look into the indy select, any idea what that cost ? Thanks again....Tom
 

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I have a few comments about the Xtra10. I have a '98 XC6, and I replaced the Ryde AFX shocks with Fox. A regular Fox on the front arm, and a PPS on the rear. The front one is valved pretty stiff and the PPS is stock. The Magazines said that a PPS won't fit, but it fits fine, all you have to do is get longer bolts and space out the transfer rods about 1/4". It rides really well, especially when pounded across the stutter bumps. I think that Fox shocks really wake up the Xtra10, especially the PPS. I am going to upgrade my Indy trail to that set up too, instead of the non rebuildable Indy Select shocks.
 

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The $$$ is the best part. My Polaris dealer quoted me around $110 for the front arm Fox shock, and I bought the PPS rear shock for right around $120!!! I was figuring that they would be about $200 each, so I was very pleasnatly surprised.

All you need to do to convert an XTRA 10 rear skid to fox, is order the shocks for a '99 or '00 XC 5, 6 or 7 that has fox. Get 2 bolts that are about 1/2" longer for the transfer rods and bolt them on. Great improvement over the stock Xtra10.
 

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Hey tpuck a couple of years ago i was riding my dads sled and it had the xtra 10 skid in it and i blew out my shoch and he got a new indy select for 50$ but if you look around you can find shox pretty cheap even the pps 2 or the fox clicker.
 

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My Indy Trail is '96, and looks to have an identical rear suspension as my '98 XC6. The Trail is tough on the back, and the Select shock is like mush, so I want to get a stiffer, rebuildable shock on it. I am not sure about the front, if there is any hope of getting fox shocks for the front IFS. Can anyone fill me in on that? Thanks alot
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by Titan01:

My Indy Trail is '96, and looks to have an identical rear suspension as my '98 XC6. The Trail is tough on the back, and the Select shock is like mush, so I want to get a stiffer, rebuildable shock on it. I am not sure about the front, if there is any hope of getting fox shocks for the front IFS. Can anyone fill me in on that? Thanks alot

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The Indy select shock has a little screw on it you can adjust to make it stiffer. It works quite well.




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When I picked up my sled the other day the suspension was very soft but that screw does make quite a difference.

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I sent my fox shock out today to be re-valved,it only cost $35.00 for the service,so i'm going to give it shot. I heard the indy select shock can't be rebuilt,is this true?
 

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Yep, once a Select shock is shot, you throw it away.



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heres a link on xrta 10 suspensions from polaris website that triumphoveru sent me, it may help out. but as far as fox for the front, my xlt has fox on the front ifs, and the ifs xtra front suspension i am putting on it today also has fox shocks. contact your polaris dealer if you are wanting to put fox on it, heres the link on the suspensions, and you need QUICKTIME to view them:
http://www.polarisindustries.com/product/sno/video/02Susp.asp
 
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