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  1. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    So we bought an '18 Can Am. As usual when you start adding parts the finish line becomes blurred and seems to move further out. We started out with a Titanium silver donor car. We are going with SDR doors, cage, windshield and roof with a pocket for a Baja Designs 40" lightbar and rear lights. New seats and Simpson 4 point harnesses. Method 405 wheels and 32" Tensor DS tires. Suspension control arms, trailing arms and springs will be powder coated the same as the cage. 5150 light whips. PCI Trax radio and intercom with headsets and helmets for CA. TMW gusset kit for the front end a few pieces from Billet Equipped. Gibson exhaust that utilizes the factory tip so it still appears stock. Finally is getting a full wrap.

    All parts are out at powder coat and should be back this week and ready top be picked up mid to end of next week.

    Here are a few of it new ad torn apart as of yesterday.

    Ill post more pics as it gets closer or maybe when its done.

    Can Am Max 3.jpg Can Am Max 2.jpg Can Am Max.jpg Can Am Max 4.jpg Can Am Max 5.jpg Can Am Max 6.jpg Can Am Max 7.jpg Can Am Max 8.jpg Can Am Max 9.jpg
     
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  2. crzy2bealive

    crzy2bealive Well-Known Member

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    Nice!!!
     
  3. rivrrts429

    rivrrts429 Arch Stanton...

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    Looks like you bought it at Temecula? My neighbor just picked one up from there.

    I couldn't believe how big and roomy that car is compared to the RZR. If my garage model TH could fit it I would own one. Have to stick with a 1k turbo RZR for now.
     
  4. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    I actually got it from Berts. Went into Temecula was one of 3 people in there and no one ever approached me to see if I needed help...was there a good 20 mins. I ended up with the best number from Berts.

    I can't wait to get it out. Heading to Ocotillo for Halloween to break her in.
     
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    RitcheyRch Currently Boat-Less

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    Very nice and cannot wait to see the finished pictures.
     
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    Lynch, would you mind sharing prices? What did you pay OTD and stuff?
     
  7. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    The car was 32,500 otd...havent got the final tally on parts yet but it's looking to be a bit north of 20 in aftermarket stuff.
     
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  8. Cole Trickle

    Cole Trickle Member

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    Pimp...
     
  9. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    Just trying to keep up with you!
     
  10. Cole Trickle

    Cole Trickle Member

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    Haha.....yeah right

    You are doing it big. Can't take it with you might as well enjoy
     
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  11. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    Here is what the wrap will look like. It will cover the front "hood" area and the roof. It will cover a lot more than this rendering shows.

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    IMG_0067.jpg

    These things are so much fun
     
  13. TPC

    TPC Wrenching Dad

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    Consider the stage one or two reflash from EVO.
    HUGE difference in performance.
     
  14. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    Planning on the stage 2.
     
  15. HB2Havasu

    HB2Havasu Well-Known Member

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    I would go with 33" or 34" tires and a clutch kit. Those cars sit way too low for their length even on 32's if you don't want to highside every berm. JS
     
  16. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    I talked to Fox and I am setting up the shocks the way they say they should be. With the 32" Tensors the ride height will be 17" instead of the stock 14". I'll try that for a bit and see how it works.
     
  17. Wizard 29

    Wizard 29 Well-Known Member

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    Can you share the settings fox gave you?

    I'm running the 31" ITP Ultracross and they measure a true 31.5". This is what I've been able to come up with. IMG_5141.jpg
     
  18. River Lynchmob

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    Here you go.

    " Yeah for starters we can do a bit with what came from the factory then when Fox finally decides to get the parts made I have come up with a nice upgraded inner body and valving that really wakes them up. Springs are pretty good from the factory with the exception of that stupid upper spring in the back.

    Front set the ride height at 15? under the skid plate.
    Preload ring will be about 3 3/4? from the bottom of the body cap to the top of the spring. Crossover rings I start as high as they will go and move down from there to control ride height under G-outs. Set clickers at 2 turns from all the way closed high and low speed. On the rebound clicker set that at 6 clicks out from full closed.

    Rear
    First remove shocks and pull the upper tender off. It takes a while I?ll see you tomorrow.
    I know it?s a pain but it does not allow the crossover to go high enough and the ride suffers. If you don?t have time to do that set ride height at 15? under the skid plate the measurement should be about 6 1/2? from bottom of body cap to top of upper spring get crossovers as high as you can when the car is jacked all the way up from the skid with the wheel off the ground. You will see what I mean It is worth pulling that spring.

    If you pull the spring then set the ride height the same and the measurement is about8 ?? form body cap to top of spring give or take.

    Set crossovers 4? above slider at ride height and 2 turns from full closed high and low speed. On the rebound 8 clicks from full closed.

    One thing you need to know on the rebound adjusters is it is not a checked valve which means it is just a bleed hole so the further open it gets the more comfortable the ride but you lose bottom out resistance. Also on the high and low speed adjusters although you can turn them to whatever works try to keep them within one turn of each other as they do work in conjunction and if one is all the way closed and one all the way open neither one does much so keep them within a turn of each other."
     
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    Wizard 29 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! I'll try the new setups this weekend if I have time.
     
  20. crzy2bealive

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    makes me want to sell my new polaris and get this one.
     
  21. River Lynchmob

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    She's stripped down to nothing. Parts are going to start being bolted on now.

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  22. River Lynchmob

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    Parts are back from powder coat.

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  23. River Lynchmob

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    Roof is on.

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  24. Wizard 29

    Wizard 29 Well-Known Member

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    The FOX shock settings for the max are on point! Now I'm running 70+mph through the big desert whoops.

    FRONT:
    LSC-3 Turns Out
    HSC-3 Turns out
    Rebound-10 Clicks Out
    Installed Spring Length-22 7/8"
    From cap to spring 3.5"-3.75"
    Crossover-2 1/8"
    Ride Height-15" (16.5" with 31" tires)

    REAR:
    LSC-3 Turns Out
    HSC-3 Turns Out
    Rebound-10 Clicks out
    Installed Spring Length-27 3/8"
    From cap to spring 9.5"
    Crossover-2"
    Ride Height-15" (16.5" with 31" tires)
     
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  26. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    All 4 corners are together....i hate the wait.

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    Looks good
     
  28. Joe mama

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    Any finished pictures. How do you like the 4seater? Like them just afraid of the length.
     
  29. River Lynchmob

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    Those pics (suspension) are from today. Should be complete by the end of the week. The shocks are all tuned to what the main guy from Fox told me they should. With 32" Tensors the ride height should go from 14.5 to 16.5 to 17" so the clearance is greatly improved. I am a little apprehensive about the length as well. Once I take it out I'll do a little write up on it.
     
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    I'm sitting at 16.5" with 31" tire and the fox settings. Haven't had a single issue with the length and I've already put almost 200 miles in the havasu desert.
     
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  31. Joe mama

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    That would be awesome! Looks like it's turning out nice.
     
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  32. River Lynchmob

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    So far today, lightbar and Gibson exhaust. I love that exhaust uses the stock location and the stock outlet and is supposed to pick up 8 hp.

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    Looking good!
     
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    Wiring up this thing is taking forever with only one tech working on it...here's where they are at today.

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    throttle c ya on da lake

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    following :thumbup:
     
  36. River Lynchmob

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    She's really close. Quality control needs to go over everything therm the wrap. 20171103_151625.jpg 20171103_151838.jpg 20171103_151932.jpg 20171103_151940.jpg 20171103_153029.jpg 106128.jpg 106129.jpg 106130.jpg 106132.jpg
     
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    That things a beast...beautiful build
     
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    Wizard 29 Well-Known Member

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    Looking really good.

    FYI after the first 50 or so miles go back and retorque the suspension otherwise you will start to hear pops and rattling.
     
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    Wow! Looking really cool ..thanks for the pic's
     
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    Nice, you're going to love it :thumbsup
     
  41. River Lynchmob

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    So she's done! Except for the wrap. That will get done after Thanksgiving.
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    throttle c ya on da lake

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    awesome!!!
     
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    That is awesome, we'll have to make a run somewhere soon.
     
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    That's a full on race car!!
     
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    That thing is bad ass!!! Let us know how it performs.
     
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    We are going to be in Parker from next Sat to the following Sun...I'm game whenever. Going to get it plated on Monday so I will be able to drive it everywhere.
     
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    Turned out great !!!! Are you happy with BMM (Berts) ? I have been looking at some of there builds and if you can wheel and deal on them there pricing is not bad ...
     
  48. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    I dealt with Matt K at Burts and he was really easy to deal with. You have to stay on top of the pricing. I was able to buy things and have them install them but they didn't really want to do that as they wanted their markup on things sold. I was told they are not a custom shop that don't like working just for labor. Other than that they were very good.
     
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    Well! What's the good bad and ugly after a week with it?
     
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    Thanks,What did you think of the Can am handling,performance ? I am thinking of jumping from Polaris.I see a lot more quality in the Can am.I was all over Parker this last weekend and had my eye out for you wanting to check it out.Back way to the desert bar was like the 91 fwy on Friday so we went to the races and cruised around there.Great build.Car looks bad ass and has a ton of room..
     
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