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question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem

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I have a 2013 Outlander 1000. I have a moose 60" plow with the center mount under the machine. Every time i am plowing and i put the machine in reverse my plow bangs off the ground because the front suspension is so soft. I even tried cranking the shocks up to the stiffest setting it still didn't help. I was wonder what everyone has been doing to fix this issue? I have been thinking about going with a small lift kit, but i don't know if i should go with a bracket style lift kit or just a puck style lift kit that goes under the shock. I don't want it to ride terrible, but a little stiff won't bother me.

The reason's i want to do this.
#1 to fix this snow plow issue
#2 to get the front end to stop hitting on every single rock
#3 So my plow mount quit's hitting when i am crossing logs or rail road tracks
#4 to try to clear 30" tires because i have an extra set for my Maverick. If i can't clear 30's whats the biggest size i can clear?

Thank you for any help.

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    doveman1
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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/10 02:21:23 (permalink)
    A lift kit isn't going to do much as far as carrying that much weight. You could dump a load of money and find some aftermarket shocks but I would try a set of Highlifter Lift springs for a fraction of the cost. They are stiffer than stock, increases carrying capacity, and give some where around an inch of lift.


    I'm no expert on the Outlander, but you shouldn't have trouble clearing 30in tires, might have to do some fender trimming.

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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/10 11:29:45 (permalink)
    I suggest you buy our overload lift springs at $139.95. Part number SPRCFOL-S. They should do the job. In stock.

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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/10 18:44:44 (permalink)
    Can i combine those lift springs with a bracket lift kit?
     
    I was also thinking about buying these, but they are a little more money than i want to get into.
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Can-Am-715001471-ATV-Fox-Shocks/dp/B00BDJ7KSM
    Next question can i run these Renegade shocks with a bracket lift on my Outlander 1000?

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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/11 08:20:32 (permalink)
    Yes, you can run the springs and lift together with no issues. I do not know the answer to your shock question.

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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/11 22:01:04 (permalink)
    Bushhog running them together won't cause axle issues?

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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/12 09:32:13 (permalink)
    No. What causes axles issues most of the time is oversize super aggressive mud tires, poor driving decisions, heavy thumbs and of course two six-packs of beer. The springs by themselves cause zero axle problems. Lift kits increase the opportunity of breakage over a stock bike, but certainly that does not mean your axles will break with a lift. Drive smart and more than likely you will be fine.

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    Re: question about outlander lift kit and how to fix my snow plow sagging problem 2018/01/13 09:08:25 (permalink)
    Well said Bushhog.

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