High Clearance A-Arms:

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
High Clearance A-Arms:
2753 Michigan Road • Madison, Indiana 47250 • 812-574-7777
for Can-Am Defender
A Press or Ball Joint tool is required to remove and install Ball Joints.
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Keep all components removed from machine.
Remove Lower A-Arms
from Frame.
(driver side)
(driver side)
Remove Lower A-Arms
from Knuckles.
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- Install stock or SuperATV p/n AAB-CA-002-MAV Bushings Kit and stock Ball Joints to new A-Arms.
- Adjust Pivot Blocks to dimension shown.
Install stock Ball Joints into A-Arms
(Right)
Install SuperATV p/n AAB-CA-002-MAV Bushings Kit
or transfer stock components.
Face of Nuts to Pivot Blocks: 11mm
Number may differ slightly for users machine.
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- Install new A-Arms to Frame with stock hardware. SuperATV recommends using thread locker on
Nuts when installing.
- Secure A-Arms to Knuckles with stock hardware.
- Tighten all hardware completely.
(driver side)
to Frame with stock
hardware
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to Knuckle with
stock hardware
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CAMBER
Perform adjustments in small increments.
Adjustments are to be made after all suspension components have been completely assembled.
Tires must not be in contact with ground when making adjustments.
0°
Once on ground, and suspension is settled,
setting should be: negative 1° - 2°
1.Raise machine so that tires are off ground.
2.Turn Pivot Blocks to adjust camber.
3.Lower machine and settle suspension
components by rolling machine back and
forth several feet at a time.
4.Check settings and make small adjustments
as needed.
- Each time an adjustment is made, machine
must be rolled back and forth to settle
suspension components.
(Passenger)
Adjust Pivot Blocks, in or out, to achieve correct setting
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CASTER
Perform adjustments in small increments.
Adjustments are to be made after all suspension components have been completely assembled.
Tires must not be in contact with ground when making adjustments.
1.Raise machine so that tires are off ground.
2.Turn Pivot Blocks to adjust caster.
3.Lower machine and settle suspension components by rolling machine back and forth several
feet at a time.
4.Check settings and make small adjustments as needed.
- Each time an adjustment is made, machine must be rolled back and forth to settle suspension
components.
Once on ground, and suspension is settled,
setting should be: positive 3° - 4°
(Passenger)
0°
Front
Adjust Pivot Blocks, in or out, to achieve correct setting. One Pivot Block will be different.
A-Arm
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