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G FOrces Axle

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by Manwithoutaplan, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Jan 15, 2011 at 8:41 AM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    Anybody on here put G forces Axle on their quad? Was it hard or easy? DO you need to get the aftermarket G-force axle nut or keep with Oem nut? DID you change out your bearings TO? I have Honda TRX 450er and if you have pictures of you do the changing your axle that would be appreciated. Thank you
     
  2. Jan 16, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    putting the axle in is no big deal. It is never a bad idea to change the bearings, but when the axle is pulled inspect your existing and see what condition they are in. Sorry no pics but the Honda axles U use the stock locknut (they are good from the factory). Use grease on the axle when you slide it through the bearings.

    Dont know what kind of riding you do but G-force isn't always the best choice, but then I have broken most brands. the pic below where both g-forces, broke 2 in one day.

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  3. Jan 16, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    Ok cool thanx for advice. Did you change your sprockets?
     
  4. Jan 17, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    I change my sprockets and chain every year, but look to see if you are missing any teeth or it is starting to hook. Just depends on how much, how hard, and what you ride in.
     
  5. Jan 17, 2011 at 3:41 PM
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    what kinda of ridding do you do??? I mostly do Duning like GLamis and Armagosa. I do desert racing and little track not to much.
     
  6. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:52 PM
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    So i got my axle all part today ... holy hell their was a ton of sand in their, hopefully it hold the tension of the chain now. Atvlifestyle do you put grease between the arm housing and the bearing houseing?
     
  7. Jan 18, 2011 at 3:25 PM
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    Sand is hell on a chain and sprockets. I use a little grease on the bearing carier to help slide it into the swing arm and It make adjusting the chain easier. I also put grease on the avle to slide it through the bearings.
     
  8. Jan 18, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    what type off axle do you use durablue or something else?
     
  9. Jan 19, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    I run a RPM in my race quad and G-forces in all my other quads. G-forces are a great deal for the money and if you purchase it from Rockymountain you just call them and switch it out for a new axle when broken. Durablues are the only other axles I have experience with and they were no better than Gforce at twice the price and not as good of a warranty.
    Have yet to have any problems with the RPM axles, but they are pricey.
     
  10. Jan 19, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    How much are the Rpm and where you can get them?
     
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