Thanks so much for the fast replies, and the compliments on my new bike! I absolutely love it, and love trail riding so far.
My concern about the Dart was based on reviews I’ve read of the shock breaking… my bike is last year’s model and I’ve read that many ’08 Dart 3’s failed. So I was thinking maybe just go ahead and swap it out now and avoid the hassle. I’ll keep it for now at least and see what happens this summer.