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Will bracing keep the nun from bending so easy? I am waiting for parts and wondering if I should order the braces.
 

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Where are the pic's of " twisty" ?



 

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Would bracing make something stronger?....

Hmmm, i guess they put them on the race sleds for show...
 

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06MXZXRenegade800 said:
Would bracing make something stronger?....

Hmmm, i guess they put them on the race sleds for show...

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That motors not even show worthy, that things a boat anchor now


But really, what the heck did you expect for an answer?
 

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06MXZXRenegade800 said:
That motors not even show worthy, that things a boat anchor now


But really, what the heck did you expect for an answer?
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The way that the nun bent and where it bent, it seems that bracing would not have helped.
 

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I had 04 440 REV and hit a rock with the left hand side that was flush to the snow going about 20 mph and bent the nun and lower A arm. I talked to Mike Murphy at Ingles Performance about it and he said all the race sled have bent nuns and they change them at the end of the year. That was last year.
 

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I had 04 440 REV and hit a rock with the left hand side that was flush to the snow going about 20 mph and bent the nun and lower A arm. I talked to Mike Murphy at Ingles Performance about it and he said all the race sled have bent nuns and they change them at the end of the year. That was last year.
 

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pat2724 said:
I had 04 440 REV and hit a rock with the left hand side that was flush to the snow going about 20 mph and bent the nun and lower A arm. I talked to Mike Murphy at Ingles Performance about it and he said all the race sled have bent nuns and they change them at the end of the year. That was last year.
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That proves that they help but not worth the time and $$ IMO.

I ride hard as hell and don't have the extra braces
-No problems yet!!
 

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it all depends on what your doing i guess, no ammount of bracing will save you if you plow into a boulder buried in the snow!
 

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06MXZXRenegade800 said:
it all depends on what your doing i guess, no ammount of bracing will save you if you plow into a boulder buried in the snow!
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I was thinking the same thing. No amount of bracing would have helped.
I was out with REVMAN next thing you know "bang"
we looked and could not find what I hit. when I walked back over my tracks and I never left the trail.
 

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My belief is that they help in akward or hard landings, but really don't doo squat for hits with fixed objects. FWIW
 

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LOL!

Ya'll can do what ya want but I would NEVER ride without the added braces if you jump or boondock at all (especially the shock tower brace - if you don't bend that then you aren't going big - I can ASSURE you!!!) And FWIW the new generation of aftermarket aluminum A-arms are stronger than stock but are designed to BREAK at abrupt impacts before trashing the Nun - one of the beauties of aluminum if you know ANYTHING at all about metallurgy.

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gman086 said:
LOL!

Ya'll can do what ya want but I would NEVER ride without the added braces if you jump or boondock at all (especially the shock tower brace - if you don't bend that then you aren't going big - I can ASSURE you!!!) And FWIW the new generation of aftermarket aluminum A-arms are stronger than stock but are designed to BREAK at abrupt impacts before trashing the Nun - one of the beauties of aluminum if you know ANYTHING at all about metallurgy.

Cheers,

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What braces should be added to a non x??
What is the shock tower brace? .............. I jump mine, but always make sure that I can land strait or in powder.

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440X Braces

Don't feel bad. I bent my nun already and have no idea what I hit either. But it did happen during an off-trail ride.
I'll get to changing it later on when it's warmer out.... and I don't mean next weekend
sometime in the summer. Mine has most of the newer 440X braces too.
 

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Will bracing keep the nun from bending so easy? I am waiting for parts and wondering if I should order the braces.
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I ordered every front end brace I can. Seems to me that we need to choose between weight and stringth.
 

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I added the tunnel braces as well and they make a BIG difference
 

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I added the tunnel braces as well and they make a BIG difference

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This is what it looks like now.
 

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mopower said:
I added the tunnel braces as well and they make a BIG difference

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This is what it looks like now.

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That'll be me this summer..
my nun and front plate are twisted pretty good
 
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