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Anyone know what is up with bandit, have been out of stock since I bought my Krx, 2 months ago. Sent an email and got a response that some would be released in a couple of days, after watching around the clock, never saw any in stock. Sent another email 3 weeks later and never got a response. Trying to hold out for bandit but about to have to start looking at other options.
 

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Anyone know what is up with bandit, have been out of stock since I bought my Krx, 2 months ago. Sent an email and got a response that some would be released in a couple of days, after watching around the clock, never saw any in stock. Sent another email 3 weeks later and never got a response. Trying to hold out for bandit but about to have to start looking at other options.
I’ve heard good things on the all things UTV tender springs. Are you trying to fix the suspension sag issue?
 

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I waited for several weeks on the promise that they would be posting some soon. I checked their website 2 or 3 times daily, and they finally appeared one day and I was able to get mine. Persistence is the key.
 

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They were in stock on March 19th. That’s when I ordered mine. As I had been watching around the clock. They were out of stock for like 3 months before that. If it were me purchasing again I may go with the mediums instead of heavy. I am hopeful mine break in a little more.
 

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I’ve heard good things on the all things UTV tender springs. Are you trying to fix the suspension sag issue?
The sag issue and also the clunk noise. I have added Alot of accessories and usually carry extra weight with food and cooler.
 

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I guess another concern would be if you have a problem with one, it could take forever to get a replacement... I would think nothing could go wrong with a spring,but who knows.
 

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The sag issue and also the clunk noise. I have added Alot of accessories and usually carry extra weight with food and cooler.
The clunk noise is from the rings on the shock body. Shock therapy makes a replacement that fixes this.
 

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If I recall, the clunk is more annoying than bad. Isn’t the clunk just an indicator that the load has now transferred to the bottom spring from the top spring? It’s the sleeve hitting the crossover ring right?
 

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The clunk noise is from the rings on the shock body. Shock therapy makes a replacement that fixes this.
Yes they do, at $200 bucks. Or, you can grab a set of crossover rings from EBay for $20 bucks, that do the same thing. eBay
If I recall, the clunk is more annoying than bad. Isn’t the clunk just an indicator that the load has now transferred to the bottom spring from the top spring? It’s the sleeve hitting the crossover ring right?
Correct. The “clunking” noise that people hear, is from the tender springs bottoming out and transferring the load to the main spring.

The 20$ crossover rings gets rid of the “slap” that happens. Basically, it cushions the blow.
 

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I have 6 friends with Shock Therapy springs, 2 with Bandit St3, 1 with All Things UTV tenders (not installed yet). I used my own Eibach uppers only. The ST's all ride very good. Haven't heard any complaints with the Bandit St3 but I do know the spring rate is a lot heavier in the rear, the front seems to be fine. My buddy has no preload, actually a little loose at full extension in the rear and it is pretty tall in the rear and can't be lowered anymore. Would probably be fine if he added a lot more weight in the rear. He is only running a big cooler in the back.
 

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I called to order a set of eibach springs, the guy that I spoke with told me that they couldn't say if they would work on a 21 model. I ask him if I looked up the oem part numbers and they were the same for a 2020 and a 2021 then they should work, and his reply was,we can't say, we haven't been able to get our hands on a 21 model yet, there could possibly be some difference in the weight.... So at this point I'm just waiting. I did order the o-rings from ebay, but was planning to install them when I changed the springs out.
 

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I've had our rig out twice with Bandit springs stage 3. They seem to smooth everything out plus on hard throttle the rig doesn't settle in the back, power goes straight to the tires . It almost feels like it has more power but old spring just absorbed some power.
 

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I have 6 friends with Shock Therapy springs, 2 with Bandit St3, 1 with All Things UTV tenders (not installed yet). I used my own Eibach uppers only. The ST's all ride very good. Haven't heard any complaints with the Bandit St3 but I do know the spring rate is a lot heavier in the rear, the front seems to be fine. My buddy has no preload, actually a little loose at full extension in the rear and it is pretty tall in the rear and can't be lowered anymore. Would probably be fine if he added a lot more weight in the rear. He is only running a big cooler in the back.
Mine rides just right when you get the average mud applied!
 

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I’ve heard good things on the all things UTV tender springs. Are you trying to fix the suspension sag issue?
I agree that replacing the tender spring is all that is needed, nothing wrong with the OEM lower springs, and AllThingz UTV will ship them out fast. I did see the price went up $9 on them. Now $249. Still a bargain compared to a whole new set of springs.
 

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I agree that replacing the tender spring is all that is needed, nothing wrong with the OEM lower springs, and AllThingz UTV will ship them out fast. I did see the price went up $9 on them. Now $249. Still a bargain compared to a whole new set of springs.
My tender springs are supposed to be here today. From my research the upper springs are the issue and not the main springs. Also I have found that the installed length of springs were never correct on my machine. The dealer charged me an hour to have them adjusted after break in. Just to find out they did nothing! So looking forward to getting my tenders on!
 

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I agree that replacing the tender spring is all that is needed, nothing wrong with the OEM lower springs, and AllThingz UTV will ship them out fast. I did see the price went up $9 on them. Now $249. Still a bargain compared to a whole new set of springs.
Yep I’m in the odd group cause I have yet to see any suspension sagging. I have had the dealer adjust once at 300 miles now at 650 and has not moved. That’s with a lot of weight too.
 

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Yep I’m in the odd group cause I have yet to see any suspension sagging. I have had the dealer adjust once at 300 miles now at 650 and has not moved. That’s with a lot of weight too.
The first time I adjusted mine they held up for quite a while. My second adjustment put my preload rings down nearly 1-1/2' from where they were when new. That takes a LOT of of use out of the tender spring and the main spring engages way earlier than before. The ride quality suffers a lot at that point. I only have about 850 miles on mine and basically no useful life left in the tenders at that point. If yours hold up, you have a Unicorn...:ROFLMAO:
 

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They were in stock on March 19th. That’s when I ordered mine. As I had been watching around the clock. They were out of stock for like 3 months before that. If it were me purchasing again I may go with the mediums instead of heavy. I am hopeful mine break in a little more.
I went with the mediums after thinking about it and they are perfect even with our combined weight of 575 lbs not counting a cooler full of beer. The black heavy duty would be way to stiff.
 

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Yes they do, at $200 bucks. Or, you can grab a set of crossover rings from EBay for $20 bucks, that do the same thing. eBay


Correct. The “clunking” noise that people hear, is from the tender springs bottoming out and transferring the load to the main spring.

The 20$ crossover rings gets rid of the “slap” that happens. Basically, it cushions the blow.

Thanks bigperm, I was looking for these a week or so ago and couldn’t find any.
 
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