Are Elka shocks any good?

The Elka Stage 4 shocks allow many more adjustments, such as preload, rebound, and compression at high and low speed, a true luxury! They are a bit heavier than the stock shocks, but the difference isn’t enough to be of any significance. Installation. This subject will not require many explanations.

What are Stage 3 shocks?

Stage 3 Sports & Racing ATV Shock Absorbers

  • Designed for intensive applications and spirited riding.
  • Turns your ATV into a more capable machine that can carry more speed over rough terrain and bumps.
  • Perfect choice for riders looking for a reservoir-type shock with simple but effective adjustability.

How do you adjust Elka shock?

To use, turn the preload adjustment ring clockwise (from top of the shock) to increase preload and raise the vehicle or turn counter-clockwise to reduce preload and lower the vehicle.

What year YFZ450 is best?

If you’re looking for a YFZ450 on the used market, we would highly recommend buying a 2006 or newer because of all of these changes. The Yamaha YFZ450R that you see in this article is a 2019 model that we rode in the Glamis sand dunes earlier this year.

Are Elka shocks better than Fox?

The Fox shocks are probably more comparable to the stage 4 and 5 Elkas, partly because they have dual speed compression adjustments vs single on the stage 3 Elka. Plus Elkas are sold with a generic setup so they wont work as well as they can until you get them re valved.

Do Elka shocks make a difference?

They make a huge difference in cornering and braking as the bike doesn’t dive or roll any where near as bad as it does with stock shocks. And when going over the really choppy stuff it’s 100% better!!

How much does it cost to rebuild Elka shocks?

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Basic Rebuild Services Price (each)
Rebuild Std Shock $45*
Rebuild Reservoir Shock $55*

What are Elka legacy shocks?

Elka’s Legacy front shocks are a piggyback reservoir-type that comes with compression and spring preload adjustment and a triple-rate spring setup that Elka selects based on your weight and desired type of riding.

How long does it take to get Elka shocks?

This entire process usually take between 12 weeks from the moment you confirm your order to delivery at your doorstep. This delay can vary depending on the configuration of your shocks and is always the same wether you order directly from us online, via phone or at our head office.

How do I lower the height of my ATV?

You can raise or lower the ride height on the stock springs (front & rear) by turning your adjusters on top of the springs. It’s the round thing with the grooves/slots in them. I want to say that counterclockwise will lower the ride height while clockwise will raise the ride height.

Whats faster YFZ450 or banshee?

stock for stock- Yfz450 beats a banshee buy about . 3-. 4 10th of a second. piped for piped- yfz450 still beats the banshee by about the same however many mods can be done to the banshee to make it faster than a Yfz at a more reasonable price.

Which is better Raptor 700 or YFZ450?

In an all-out drag race, the biggerbore Raptor 700 is faster. The quicker revving YFZ-R will get out of the hole quicker, but the massive torque and taller gearing of the 700 will slowly walk away from the race-ready 450. When it comes to climbing the biggest hills, the Raptor offers a similar advantage.