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Old 08-16-2015, 08:54 PM   #1
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I'm thinking about adding a piece of railroad iron to the front frame of my 2008 Yamaha YDR to increase stability and keep the front tires on the ground while turning with 4 passengers. Has anyone here tried this? Good idea or bad?
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Old 08-17-2015, 10:35 PM   #2
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Fill the front bumper with shot? Your idea sounds fine.
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:53 AM   #3
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Did you ever try the railroad iron? I have a few pieces and was wondering about trying it too.
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Old 06-12-2016, 10:44 AM   #4
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I don't know what you guys are experiencing,(my car is old) but I would stiffen the suspension at all 4 corners if I had to, rather than add weight to a cart!!

My second choice would be wheel spacers, but I'm not a fan of those either!! Having a skinny car is a good thing where I ride!!
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Old 06-12-2016, 09:56 PM   #5
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I was thinking hd rear spring would help but others said it didn't make much if any difference.
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Old 06-14-2016, 07:20 AM   #6
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not a noticeable difference going with the heavier rear spring
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Old 06-14-2016, 07:54 AM   #7
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Mine used to lean a lot in corners, I shimmed the springs on the front shocks, and it stopped the lean all together!! But I don't think you guys can do this, with out running into coil bind!!
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Old 06-14-2016, 08:55 AM   #8
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Put some water in the front tires, to weight it down some. Like they do on the tractors
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Old 06-14-2016, 10:09 AM   #9
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there was talk about adding weight inside the wheel but with some of our carts that go 30 it really would/could throw off the balance of the tire. I don't think the manufacturer has put enough machining into these rims for a really great balancing wheel tire combo.
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Old 06-14-2016, 05:36 PM   #10
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Tell your passengers to get their own cart.
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