I have a 98 FIII 600 with 5700 miles on it. I have never touched the shocks. It seems to ride good, but I just may be used to it, my brothers MXZ 500 with the SC-10 (1998 as well) seems to be more resistant to bottoming, How do I test them? It appears they are the non rebuildable HPG type, what would you guys replace them with? I am not a ditch banger, I ride almost exclusively groomed trails, that get rough sometimes however! Just looking to put my list together for next year!