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Mtn top xfr 126

Sheetmetalfab

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Local dealer has 4 of them.
I haven’t coughed up that much cash though.
 
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The 126 3.25" looks fully ported and the xfr kits have shown to have little rolling resistance. I'd expect them to be a blast in most snow conditions. The 126" should be super playful in the trees and should allow better traction for low speed line picking and then snappy power out of the hole to grab said lines. I'd love to ride one and I totally believe it would suit my style, but I'd hate to waste someone's time demo-ing a kit that's way out of my budget.

I honestly believe the mnt top to be the best performing kit on the market. I just hope enough people have the income to justify the premium price and keep them in business so I can buy a cheap used one in a few years.
 
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I rode last years MT kit and it was awesome, very impressive comparted to my Aro 3. The traction was and track speed was excellent and the suspension was awesome. I pulled the trigger on this years kit with the 3.25" track, but unfortunately Old Man Winter is taking his sweet time getting winter fired up around the NW...Once we get some snow, I'll be able to give you guys an update but I suspect that with the new track and the new suspension calibration it's going to fantastic.
 
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Finally have some snow that's sticking here in se Idaho, but there's not much of it yet. El-ninõ needs to do its thing like it did in 1997 here....
 

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If you are starting from scratch building a bike the MT is same price point as a Timbersled. The MT kit is complete at their sell price. No buying strut shock, no buying fit kit, no sending in front forks for spring and valving. When you add up all the add ons to make the Timbersled a premium kit they are close to same price.
 

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I have no experience with the kit yet, will have as soon as enough snow. But guys I know run the kit last year said they had to return the front forks to stock as they were way too stiff when they added the MT kit.
 
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I have no experience with the kit yet, will have as soon as enough snow. But guys I know run the kit last year said they had to return the front forks to stock as they were way too stiff when they added the MT kit.
MT sure isn't advertising or claiming that.

I've bottomed my stock front shocks on a trail with my aro. Let alone a small hop off a ledge.
 
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The aro is totally different than a riot or mt. The aro has a stiffer rear spring. The mt and riot have the bulk of the spring force more towards the center of the mass of the bike. This carries more of the mass of the bike and takes weight off the forks. The stiff rear spring on the aro, yeti and mountain horse forces more of the mass of the bike onto the forks so you have to stiffen them up a lot.
 
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That's going to be real tough to convince anyone to try. I've had stock forks on my riot for years but no one will ever believe it can work.
I'm 6'3" and 240 before gear. The MT I rode last year did indeed have stock forks and it rode excellent. I took it down some whooped out trail and jumped it a few times with no bottoming. My ARO 3 on the other hand would beat me to death on whooped roads. I'm going stock forks on my current build with my MT kit.
 

d8grandpa

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MT sure isn't advertising or claiming that.

I've bottomed my stock front shocks on a trail with my aro. Let alone a small hop off a ledge.
Not sure where it is advertised, but it is, can’t remember. Might be last year during the release or from the dealer. But that’s how they are being set up.
 

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I have both … even the 2.6 track was better than my aro 3 … this year upgraded to the 3 inch track on the mnt top … the sky’s the limit now;) … not to mention the support 2nd to none man never dealt with such a great powersports company .


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