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ernielionel

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oil change frontforks

i want to change the oil in the front forks on my 955i speed triple. do i have to strip  them down or can i just remove the top cap and empty out the old oil and refill  with new oil. cheers , mick

  • Created 05 July 2014 23:35 by ernielionel
  • Last comment 25 days ago ago by smidget
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MCTony

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How to adjust rear suspension GPZ500S

I have only just taken up MC after 36 years. I am like a newbie again, not knowing how things fit together etc. I am wanting to adjust the rear suspensionCreated 04 July 2014 09:55 by MCTony

  • Last comment 26 days ago ago by Meatbingo
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  • proskaterdp

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    Daytona 955 forks clicking

    I recently bought a 2001 daytona 955i which is absolutely fantastic.the only problem so far though is that the front suspension clicks when pumping the forks up and down.you can also feel it through the bars if going over heavy bumps.the p. o had the forks really soft so I have adjusted them to be a bit firmer but the clicking is still present.the p.o also had the forks rebuilt my maxton around 10k ago.i can't feel any play in the steering head bearings so is it just that the forks need rebuilt again? Or is this just normal?any good ...

    • Created 03 June 2014 22:19 by proskaterdp
    • Last comment 27 days ago ago by steveb
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    badger800

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    lowering ride hieght

    im fitting 40mm shorter drop links to my triumph tiger 800 ,and ive been told I have to bring the forks up through the yokes .does anybody know by how much I should raise them

    • Created 10 March 2014 11:23 by badger800
    • Last comment 136 days ago ago by ianp5uk
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    Amz1991

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    KTM 950 SM Suspension Setup

    HelloLast year I bought a Ktm 950 sm 2006 and I love it!The previous owner had the suspension set up to very stiff sports setting and although it works well with the bike, the setting is a bit too stiff for me.I am 5' 7" and the height of the bike is also an issue for me. I can manage but sometimes struggle, for instance at bike rallies on wet slippery surfaces.As well as some advise on softening the suspension, I am wondering if anything can be done with the suspension to lower the bike slightly?Any help or advice will ...

    • Created 08 March 2014 21:00 by Amz1991
    • Last comment 143 days ago ago by MarcusMarsh
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    viaciofano

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    FAC or original fork dampers

    I have a faulty damper rod on a moto guzzi california II and wonder if there is a way to repair them? does anyone recondition them. there are so many different ones i wonder who makes the damper rods.i have read fac do some air replacements but should be fitted with progressive springs.any help and advice appreciated.Vinny

    • Created 08 November 2013 23:19 by viaciofano
    • Last comment 264 days ago ago by viaciofano
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    krazybiker

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    lowering kit

    hi my dad is going to fit a 40mm lowering kit onto his 600 bandit 2004 model.after hes fitted it will he need to lower the front forks through the yolk by 40mm as well to have the same geometry as before .? any ideas.

    • Created 17 September 2013 19:22 by krazybiker
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    thewan

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    Yamaha Thundercat Fork Refurbish

    Both fork legs have now blown seals. I am 18 stone and carry a pillion (my  son who is 4 1/2 stone) I would like to get them refurbished and re-valved for my weight. Please can you let me know of any companies who you could recommend, that aren`t to expensive (but then it needs to be done). I would appreciate any help or advice.Many ThanksSteve

    • Created 09 August 2013 10:33 by thewan
    • Last comment 330 days ago ago by Dabbsy
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    THFC1961

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    XJ600 Mono shock

    Will the mono shock fromm a 1990 model xj 600 fit a 1993 model, without any modification?

    • Created 30 August 2013 09:13 by THFC1961
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    ebbs73

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    zx6r j1 advice please

    HiI`m currently sorting out my suspension and was looking at a nitron rear shock but i wonder if any of the brains out there would know if another shock from a different bike would fit and do just a good of job . I rarely do track days so i dont need anything to posh .thank you for your help christopher

    • Created 28 August 2013 20:59 by ebbs73
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