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Are they much better than the stockers? I see everyone buys these really expensive shocks, like PEP, and they sound awesome. For my budget and riding style I don't think I need something that awesome. So would Works shocks be good for trail riding, jumping and just the occasional MX race? If not what would be good? I like the price of the works shot, they seem to be alot cheaper than the other guys. Also would it be a good idea to replace the rear shock too? I seem to bottom out all the time on the front but I don't think I have on the rear, not sure though. I'll look at my shocks tonight and see if I can adjust them.

Oh, how do the Works shocks hold up? Are they tough? What kind of warranty do they offer? I also hear revalving and rebuilding shocks, is this required maintenance every year? Will they last me a long time?

I know I know, lots of questions. Thanks for the answers.
 

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Works shocks sound like the ones for you. You can also look into a set of elkas. You shouldnt have to rebuld them every year. Only if you race all the time.
 

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I have had WORKS on several of my quads. I had a set on my 300EX for 7 years[ never rebuilt]. My Z rides alot better with the triple rates . I also changed the rear spring. Went to a 300# spring stock is425. Remember all shocks are made up of the same parts. The set up the builder puts in them is what makes a shock go or bad. Save the extra $ and put some other mods on it.
 

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NO, buy the WORKS shocks for $ 369 and use the extra money for other goodies. I am not going to give 8or 9 hundred dollars for the same type shocks. People buy what the think are popular at the time. CUSTOM AXIS and ELKA'S are good shocks and they are hot now but to HIGH. Skocks are set up for your weight and the type of riding you do. When you order shocks, call the shock company not a dealer in the mag's. I called SANDY at WORKS And told him that I had special needs. I was born without my legs from the knees down and wanted a soft set up for trials. We talked for 30 min. He said if I was not happy, send them back and they would work on them. They were spot on. :D Hope that helps. P.S In case you were wondering, I don't ride with my prosthetic's on. I have small feet that can reach the gear shift after it was raised up some. I also put the rear break on the front master cylinder.
 

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May be giving them a call myself...
 

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I have only been riding for a few years now and I like to think that I am getting pretty good at riding. I bought the Works AT steelers with rezzies and, I do a lot of trail riding and to tell you the truth I don't really notice that much difference. After putting on the Trinity pipe I noticed a vibration in the handlebars that the new shocks got rid of. It seems much lighter on the frontend than it was before (it is really hard to keep the frontend on the ground). As far as jumping and landing I really don't notice a difference. Now take into account that this is coming from a pretty inexperienced rider, I can only compare against quads that I have ridden before and the little bit that I notice when riding. For the riding that I do I would have been pretty ticked off if I had paid over $800 for shocks that I can't really tell much difference on.
 

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Have you bottommed out your new Works shocks on any jumps?
 
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