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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #25 on: November 02, 2013, 03:57:32 pm »
500 arms require modifying the mounts.  They are not a direct bolt on.

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #26 on: November 02, 2013, 05:09:32 pm »
Don't modify the mounts. Just trim the a-arms. That's what I'm doing.
Then the front will be good,,, I'll just need an AXLE...... Lolol
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #27 on: November 02, 2013, 09:32:01 pm »
I would like to build a hybrid but will not get rid of a Zilla to do it. I love the big chassis and comfy layout.
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #28 on: November 03, 2013, 09:31:56 am »
I had buddys with hybrids every1 beat up the 250 frames. imo a 250 frame isnt designed for that much motor. thats like putting a 383 in a chevette. btw the 500 can be easily down in the 325 range my trail 500 is 325 with stock frame and all stock suspension.
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #29 on: November 03, 2013, 09:53:09 am »
wow that's good cuningham!  ive been lightining my 500 up, so far ive got around 15 lbs off it from last year, and that's also with adding weight for extended swinger, im gona find out how much the total savings over a stocker is when im done, my 500 had some stuff already removed when I bought it so id guess its 20-25lbs lighter total from stock

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #30 on: November 03, 2013, 10:36:46 am »
Some of the worst things on a 500 are things like the grab bar.  That was first thing i pitched
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #31 on: November 03, 2013, 10:44:20 am »
yeah I bought an aluminum grab bar, its half the weight of the stocker.

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #32 on: November 03, 2013, 11:53:17 am »
It'd be cool to see a thread (sticky) that showed places and numbers of where you can lose weight on the zilla...
i.e.:  Stock exhaust vs. aftermarket = xx lbs
        Stock grab bar vs. PRM aluminum = xx lbs

That would be a lot of work for someone though, and we would need someone who has a lot of stock and aftermarket stuff for the Zilla, and has a nice shipping scale....  -->eh hem...John!!??

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #33 on: November 03, 2013, 01:18:49 pm »
I have an aluminum grab bar and aluminum armadillo front bumber.Big difference in the weights of the front bumpers.
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #34 on: November 03, 2013, 01:20:49 pm »
thats like putting a 383 in a chevette.

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #35 on: November 03, 2013, 11:05:02 pm »
thats like putting a 383 in a chevette.
No, more like a Yenko 427 Nova.

If brains were gasoline, you couldn't power a piss ant's go-cart 2 laps around a cheerio.

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #36 on: November 03, 2013, 11:09:25 pm »
Or Hemi Dart Or Side Oiler Falcon Or Swiss Cheese SD421 pontiac.
If brains were gasoline, you couldn't power a piss ant's go-cart 2 laps around a cheerio.

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2013, 06:16:40 am »
Or Hemi Dart Or Side Oiler Falcon Or Swiss Cheese SD421 pontiac.

Well the Hemi Dart really wasn,t built for longevity or even street legal from new for that matter.lol
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #38 on: November 04, 2013, 09:16:46 am »
Kinda like the Zilla motor!!

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #39 on: November 04, 2013, 11:05:57 am »
those hemi's were monsters!

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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #40 on: November 04, 2013, 12:21:43 pm »
The Hemi engine wasn,t the problem,it was everything else around it.lol....cross bolted main bearings in the block,the bottom end was rock solid.Yes the 426 was a monster to say the least.
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #41 on: November 04, 2013, 03:44:12 pm »
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #44 on: November 04, 2013, 07:43:08 pm »
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #45 on: November 04, 2013, 09:04:29 pm »





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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #47 on: November 08, 2013, 06:00:31 pm »
Will a 500 axle work in the 250 swinger? [|]
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #48 on: November 08, 2013, 06:37:57 pm »
nope not a chance
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Re: Difference riding a Hybrid 250/500 vs 250 and Zilla
« Reply #49 on: November 09, 2013, 05:32:54 pm »
Quit asking questions and just build a hybrid.     The zilla is a wide and long tank.   Great n dunes  or open spots.   Hybrid is very nimble with major power.   D?
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