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Old September 8th, 2008, 05:16 PM   #1
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i really need to stiffen the KYB suspension on my kx125. but right now i dont have the time or money for a revalve. i heard putting thicker fluid in the forks help but what can i do for the rear shock? all the clickers are set stiff but its still too soft for my fatass
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Old September 9th, 2008, 08:12 AM   #2
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Tighten the rear spring, put spacers in front springs. Not the best way but free.
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alright ill try that. i set my sag but screw it i need it stiffer
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when they say "tighten the rear spring" that means the preload collar. For your forks - I would still try a slightly heavier oil, and play with clickers - dial in more compression dampening. Keep in mind, if you are to heavy for spring rates, these sort of changes can result in overly harsh suspension and other handling quirks. Best bet is to make sure your spring rates are correct for your weight.
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