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i was wondering if some people could give me some input i am going to buy a new quad but i am not sure which one to buy should i get a honda 450R or should i get a Predator 500 if you have some pros and cons for both quads let me know this would make the process of picking which one to get alot easier oh and i dont care about cost i want quality, handling and power.

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Welcome to the site. I own a TRX450R. The only complaint I have with the 450R is stock suspensions sucks. There is plenty of power through the whole gear range. Plenty of aftermarket parts. One more negative, the stock dunlops are horrible. They make the quad VERY tippy when powersliding. I set of Razors will take care of that.

My cousin owns a pred. 500. I have done minimal riding on it but it screams. Power wise, the acceleration it is bit better and the top end is a bit more. These are to be expected with the bigger motor and similar gear ratios. I don't know to much else to give you educated info on the Polaris.

Have you considered the Outlaw 525? It comes with a KTM motor and Fox Shocks. Plus it is one of the fastest production quads.(acceleration, top speeds are about the same due to government regulations.

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i am looking to ride at a track that is the town i live in and i want some thing that the track has a class for. they have a 450 class and a 500 class and an open class but i dont think i can be competative in an open class i have bad knees so i dont triple jumps

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I see, I would go with the 450R. Find a good deal on some wider a arms. Have you looked at Suzuki's LT-R450? It is a great race machine, it already comes with 18" rear wheels which is a great size for track racing. It already has a 50" stance compared to the TRX's 46" width. That +2 on each side is the difference between flipping the quad in a turn or not.

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