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Hey all. Long time quad owner here, but first time I've joined a forum. Looking to gain some knowledge on my quad, and just get some ideas for whats out there.

I generally just use my quad for utility stuff around the home. Hauling, plowing, etc. However, I've been trail riding a few times, and recently rode a buddy's KindQuad. I was floored at how improved IRS rides over a solid rear axle, and am generally just looking to get some ideas how to improve my ride.

Thanks!

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The two are very diffrent. Everyone that I know that is not a sport rider has upgraded to IRS the only diffrence is some took longer than others.

When I had the solid rear I "actively rode" by standing on the quad and bending my knees on the rough sections.

Yeah, thats how I ride now, but thats because I have to. It was amazing to me the difference in ride when I test drove my buddys quad. Just made me wonder if I needed to change the preload on the suspension, or tire inflation, or even different tires. I guess thats what Im mostly looking for info on for now. No way Im dropping $7K-8K on a new quad when mines paid for and is mechanically solid. Heck, aside from the rear taillight getting busted by a friend who borrowed it, theres hardly any damage to the quad at all. Its in really good shape, and I would hate to drop that kind of money just for a suspension upgrade. :)

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