Stiffer front suspension

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Stiffer front suspension

Post by bum bum » Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:13 am

I'm not an advanced rider by any measure but I can tell the front is unnervingly soft and since im replacing those rubber protectors anyway I'm gonna replace the oil and then why not replace the springs also? I mean, you're riding in loose sand or braking on tarmac and the front just dives, do you change the springs or just the oil?

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Re: Stiffer front suspension

Post by Red_Lion » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:47 pm

Springs are weakened over time. If they are already 10 years old, it is better to change. I advise the progressive springs.
Also I advise you to check the bushings (two rings - bearing) in the plug - they can be worn out.

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Re: Stiffer front suspension

Post by bum bum » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:53 pm

Red_Lion wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:47 pm
Springs are weakened over time. If they are already 10 years old, it is better to change. I advise the progressive springs.
Also I advise you to check the bushings (two rings - bearing) in the plug - they can be worn out.
Thanks.
You mean these bearings http://www.wemoto.com/bikes/yamaha/xtz_ ... balls_usa/ ?
Not familiar with the terminology (the plug?)

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Re: Stiffer front suspension

Post by blackshark » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:51 pm

If you replace the springs, make sure you get springs to suit your weight.

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