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Polaris Slingshot Sport Handling Kit by DDMWorks - $149

Polaris Slingshot Sport Handling Lowering Kit by DDMWorks

Treat yourself to improved handling and a more aggressive look over the factory stance with our Polaris Slingshot Sport handling kit. The kit consists of 2 custom higher rate lowering springs for the front and a new shorter shock mount for the back. The handling kit is designed to give a nice improvement in handling, but without spending the big money on fully adjustable coilovers.

The front lowering springs were custom designed by us to be slightly stiffer than stock while also lowering the front of the Polaris Slingshot an estimated 3/4". This slight amount of lowering of the Polaris Slingshot helps lower the center of gravity improving braking and handling. The stiffer springs improve steering response and help with weight transfer when turning. We made sure not to go too low though and
maintained good shock travel to prevent the harshness of bottoming out the suspension.

For the back, we kept it simple and designed a simple custom rear mount. The new rear mount swaps in with just a couple of bolts and lowers the back of the Slingshot to match the lowering of the new front springs.

Although this kit will not give you all of the performance of our fully adjustable coilovers, it is a simple, easy way to improve the handling of your Slingshot without spending big money. If you want to take your handling even further, pair the handling kit with our upgraded sway bar and your Slingshot can become quite a canyon carving machine.

The kit is available in red, black or silver.

Polaris Slingshot Sport Handling Lowering Kit by DDMWorks

Let me know if you have any questions we can answer for you,
Dave

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Hey Dave, I'd like additional clarification re: your phrase "will not give you all of the performance of our fully adjustable coilovers." What would a subjective assessment be -- 25%? 50%? 75%? I've been considering your adjustable coilovers but have been put off by price (sniffing at $2 grand with installation) and possible unnecessary/unused features such as adjustability. My SS is not a DD, does not see a track, NEVER gets driven in the rain, and most of my driving is short (10-20 mile) jaunts on twisty roads, and so this handling package might be a low-cost answer to improved handling. I will also be having a sway bar installed so I'm thinking the end result would satisfy the majority of my needs. Thoughts?
 

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Hey Dave, I'd like additional clarification re: your phrase "will not give you all of the performance of our fully adjustable coilovers." What would a subjective assessment be -- 25%? 50%? 75%? I've been considering your adjustable coilovers but have been put off by price (sniffing at $2 grand with installation) and possible unnecessary/unused features such as adjustability. My SS is not a DD, does not see a track, NEVER gets driven in the rain, and most of my driving is short (10-20 mile) jaunts on twisty roads, and so this handling package might be a low-cost answer to improved handling. I will also be having a sway bar installed so I'm thinking the end result would satisfy the majority of my needs. Thoughts?
The handling kit was kinda designed around what you are describing, a little more responsive and lower ride height to improve handling. As for how much it improves handling compared to our 3 way coilovers, that is really hard to say. The 3 way coilovers are fully adjustable for ride and ride height, they also change the valving and the shocks themselves, this kit is just the springs. The best way I can describe this handling kit is it feels like a factory upgrade, nothing crazy, but noticeable. It is not designed for the track, just for people that want something a little better than stock without spending the money on coilovers.

As for the $2 grand installation of our other coilovers, what they are charging for installation? Our 3 way coilovers are $999, if someone is charging you $1000 for the install, let me know, I'll fly out and do the install for you ;) Install time should only be a couple hours, it is a total of 6 bolts that have to be removed for the installation. We do the install at events in about an hour.
 

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$1,100 for your coilovers in red. Plus shipping. Then probably $300-400 to install. That's how you get "sniffing at" $2k. Thanks for your offer; my local indy is 1.1 miles away, affordable, and good.
 

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The install process is similar to installing aftermarket coilovers and can be easily done by anyone familiar with using a wrench and capable of reading the instructions. $300-400 for installing the bracket and swapping two springs is ridiculous. Sniffing at $2k sounds to me more like something costing $18-1900+.

@[email protected] - I didn't notice anywhere in the listing. Are these new springs and bracket meant for factory coilovers or are can they be on aftermarket coilovers?
 

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The install process is similar to installing aftermarket coilovers and can be easily done by anyone familiar with using a wrench and capable of reading the instructions. $300-400 for installing the bracket and swapping two springs is ridiculous. Sniffing at $2k sounds to me more like something costing $18-1900+.

@[email protected] - I didn't notice anywhere in the listing. Are these new springs and bracket meant for factory coilovers or are can they be on aftermarket coilovers?
The free length and spring rates are designed for factory coilovers.
 

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The free length and spring rates are designed for factory coilovers.
That's what I thought. I just didn't see anything specifically stating so. That kit looks like an affordable solution for may owners who want a little change w/o spending the money that aftermarket coilovers cost.
 

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The install process is similar to installing aftermarket coilovers and can be easily done by anyone familiar with using a wrench and capable of reading the instructions. $300-400 for installing the bracket and swapping two springs is ridiculous. Sniffing at $2k sounds to me more like something costing $18-1900+.
He might only charge $200 but given my current health issues I'm just not capable (anymore). And if you understand the term "sniffing at," you'd agree with me that 1.8-1.9K is definitely close to $2K -- and way above my current budget.
 

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Sorry to hear about your health issues, I've been having troubles with one knee and my ankle on the other leg and gave up two-wheelers since I started to experience some balance issues.
I haven't really used the term "sniffing at" and when I added the $1100 cost and your $400 install cost, I just felt $1500 was far enough from $2K in my mind that I would've used a different term. No offense was intended.
 

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Dave any reason this kit would not work with the metricks hugger rear fender. the fender bracket attaches to the rear shock bracket and want to ensure that there will not be a conflict by switching to the new rear shock bracket. thanks
 
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