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Saw that SuperATV recently released a +3" long travel kit for the Teryx. Uses stock shocks but has longer a-arms, axles, tierods, and some sort of shock brackets.....curious to the travel numbers and ride improvement using the stock shocks. I don't see where they list estimated travel numbers, just that it increases width 3" on each side and allows for 30" tires.

At first I thought it was maybe just the 6" lift kit with different shock brackets, but after looking at the pictures the a-arms are different (but would guess the axles and tierods may be the same???). Price is $3,000 which is significantly more than the 6" lift kit.

https://www.superatv.com/kawasaki-teryx-3-inch-long-travel-kit
This is sweet, and would be perfect for a trail riding machine. He mentioned that this was in the works on a thread in the forum awhile back, but I hadn't heard that it was released. Even if you include the ball joints this is quite a bit cheaper than the HCR Moab kit that uses the stock shocks... although that is a +5" kit. I wonder how it would perform if you ran this kit with some bandit stock length shocks? That would be a big expense but still more than a grand cheaper than the full HCR +5" kit with king shocks. I don't think I can get away with spending $3500 on the ol' T-Rex right now, but this is definitely on my some day list!! I can't wait to see some real world trail reviews of this kit.
 
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The HCR kit that uses the stock shocks is $3,849 (raw steel/non-painted) and $5,500 with King shocks on their website versus $3,000 for the SuperATV that uses stock shocks. I kind of like the idea of +3" which would be an inch wider than I am now with 2" spacers, but without the extra leverage and wear on the bearings. It will be interesting to see what you can do with aftermarket shocks. This is just speculation at this point but would think you could get away with the extended length Bandits/Hesters/814s. Probably just have to verify they wouldn't allow enough droop to bind up the axles, and if so run some limit straps?????

I'm sure somebody will be trying it out soon......though it won't be me. Don't get me wrong as I think it would be really neat but not going to spend $3k since I already have offset/high clearance arms front and rear, Bandits, and 2" wheel spacers.
yeah, $4350 for the HCR kit powder coated, but you only get the axle shafts so you need to rebuild your axles using your stock CV's on their included longer RCV shaft. You also need to buy the axle boot clips, reservoir mounts and all the bushings for it. The SATV kit is 4" narrower overall but will run around $3400 plus bushings, that is with new 4340 ball joints installed, painted (green or black) and with full replacement axles. So you would be saving over $1000... but that is all using the stock shocks which everyone hates, so your budget can get blown right up if you decide to go with some aftermarket shocks, haha.
Either way, I'm excited to see someone start messing with it (it won't be me either..$$$). For that extra $6000+ I would just sell the T4 and finance a Talon 4 or KRX 4 seater when it comes out. :LOL:
 
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