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Perfex Kit Installation

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Well i finally got my Perfex LT Kit on Friday and got it installed on Saturday but have yet to test it out. It gave me and inch and a half of lift on the back and almost the same on the front. The instructions that come with it aren't very good but i got it figured out through trial and error. The one thing I would say to those that buy the kit is pay close attention to the brackets on the back. Make sure the holes line up on the brackets because the directions don't tell you anything and the pictures are very vague. I also found that i had to jack up the body part of the Foreman along with the rear axle, it's the only way you'll get the shocks attached to the new brackets. I can post pictures if it will help. I can't wait to test it out!
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You will love this kit!
the directions are a joke. the rear took about 3 beers and plenty of brain storming to figure it all out.
I think it is one of the best upgrades you can do.
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the directions are a joke. the rear took about 3 beers and plenty of brain storming to figure it all out.
LOL......good thing i didn't have any beer or I never would have figured it out! The place that i bought the kit from didn't even package it very good, there were holes in the box and the kit was just sliding around inside, luckily I didn't loose any parts. Your right though, the directions are terrible.
I thought about getting the Perfex Kit,but I went a head and got the moose lift for more height
I couldnt figure it out yesterday. Can anyone please post some pics. Im going to go at it again today. PLEASE!
Is it really that complicated to install? I was thinkin' about gettin' the Perfex
kit one of these days.
Its not that hard at all. My directions were quite good, maybe they changed them or your getting them from some strange place or whatever, but anyway here is a couple pics of it installed. The spacers go where the shock originally bolted to the swingarm to keep the bracket from collaping onto itself. Look at the pics CLOSELY and you will see how this kit is installed. I dont understand why everyone is having such a hard time with this kit its pretty self explanatory. [/img]
I see you put the shocks on the farthest holes, does that make it ride better? It made my Foreman look like it was jacked up in the back and I didn't like the way it looked so I put them on the other setting.
How much lift do you get with the lowest setting in the rear?
I got a little more than an inch and half, still waiting to try it out, if only the weather would cooperate a little bit.
You may have to pack up & come down here & ride it. Seems you haven't
got to really ride it much here lately.
I got almost 1.75in lift in the rear. It does sit higher in the rear as you can see in the pic below, until my big a** gets on it then it kinda levels out. I never tried it on the lower setting so I couldnt answer that for you. All I know is I love the way it rides now. There is alot more suspention travel wich does actually make it ride smoother. I wouldnt give this kit up for anything, it was one of the best mods Ive done and for $90.00 to my door and 30 mins to install you cant go wrong. They should offer this as a dealer installed option IMHO.
After looking at foreman lover's pictures it looks like you could use the HL lift kit and the perfex long travel kit. Does anybody that has the kit think so as well? It might not be very stable, but I was just wondering.
I run both and am very happy with the results

Here is a pic
Also i do not have any stability problems, the wider rims and tires improved the stability of it, so that may be why i do not have any problems
Where did you get the orange plastics? I like the way it looks in that color and on the HL lift springs, the front ones, do the tighter coils go to the bottom or top? From what iread in the directions it said Polaris springs have the tighter coil to the top so I put mine on the bottom.
Well I mean the lift kit not the springs. Also how much lift do you have with the springs and perfex kit
I only got lift from the Perfex kit, the springs bring the bike back up to stock height, though i only had my machine for about a year when i put them on, i got about 1 3/4 inches of lfit from the Perfex Kit.
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