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I already have a 2008 ltr 450. I was thinking about switching over to a trx 450r because my buddy has one and I like the power they make. I like the width and feel of the ltr. I was wondering if I should sell the ltr, get a trx and get wider a arms or if I should just build the motor in the ltr. Which one would be more reliable and have more power?

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Reliable would be the factory oem trx in my opinion just based on the not having to tear into the motor.  

 Second is the suspension changes as well.  The TRX has a different suspension set up so you would have to make adjustments to your existing set up not just the engine.  When a bike takes off the ass drops and the bike launches. The less the drop the quicker the bike takes off having very little delay. The trx is built to have less travel on rear end during the acceleration. 

I think you would get used to the trx real quick and maybe add an aftermarket set of bars and set it up with a wider tire.  

 

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That’s just my opinion though, honestly I like both bikes but I get why you like the trx.

 

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