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I'm looking for a perfex kit for a 2000 Foreman. Atv outfitters can't get it so does anybody know where I can get it?
 

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Hey guys, Thanks I just ordered a kit from hondaparts. I hope this helps.
 

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I love mine! I don't have it at its highest setting in the rear. I had it there but I felt it was too high so I lowered it to its lower setting.
 

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Does this lift the bike? I'm more trying to get a softer ride. We just got back from Windrock this past weekend and rode about 175mi. 50 the last night we were there. This thing beats me to death. I'm not as young as I once was.
 

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Does this lift the bike? I'm more trying to get a softer ride. We just got back from Windrock this past weekend and rode about 175mi. 50 the last night we were there. This thing beats me to death. I'm not as young as I once was.
It does lift a little but it seems like as soon as you sit down on the bike, all the lift comes out. Since it changes the angles on the shocks, it makes them easier to compress. This means a softer ride and most, if not all of the lift will be gone while sitting down. It does make the bike easier to steer. I just went on the first ride in 4 months due to an ATV accident in which I crushed a vertabrae in my back. We rode 65 miles on Sunday in some of the nastiest terrain the is to ride in. Mountains, rivers with giant round river bed rocks, mud, extreme rock and dirt, etc. My back held up really well. It would usually hurt me for two days after a ride like this before the Perfex. Not even a pain this time.
Hope this helps you.

BTW I don't know how old you are. I am 29 this month and I would like to think I could hold out longer than a 50 year old on trails.
 

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Well, I'm not 50. But after a couple of days riding this thing it makes me feel like I am. I've felt a buddies Foreman and his is alot softer than mine. Even before I changed to the progressive shocks. I'm just basically trying to make it ride better. By the way I'm 39.
 

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Well, I'm not 50. But after a couple of days riding this thing it makes me feel like I am. I've felt a buddies Foreman and his is alot softer than mine. Even before I changed to the progressive shocks. I'm just basically trying to make it ride better. By the way I'm 39.
Does he have one of the older 400 Foremans? If so, they have an entirly different shocks. Shorter travel but ALOT softer. If he has a 450, it should not ride softer than yours if he has stock suspension. Unless he has rode it so hard he has wore the shocks out or something.
 

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He has the exact same model as mine. Its just that my stock shocks had no rebound. They would go down when pressed and not come back up instantly. So I replaced them with the adjustable shocks and there hard as rocks even in the softest position. Running down trails my Foreman bounces all over Its like riding a bull. The front end stays pretty much planted but the backend leaves the ground about as much as its on the ground. I've rode a friends 06 Suzuki Vinson and its soft. His shocks feel great. His are adjustable and they are set on the softest setting. But he can firm them up. Mine if I adjust them they get harder. This is how hard mine is. I'm 220lbs when I get on my Foreman it doesn't move. Literally it don't move. I can push down on the rack and compress the shocks but its very stiff. I'm gonna try this perfex kit and see how it does. Then maybe go back with a stock set of shocks.
 

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It's not stock. It has the Perfex on it. Oh and its Red so it rides better.
 

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