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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-12-2017, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
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Suspension upgrades

Been following some of the advice and recently got done;
Ohlins shocks (Peg listed model HD146, I got HD 142, dyslexic I guess). Springs that came with not stiff enough, got Racetech springs, 4kg/mm rate, 10" free length, 1" preload.
Tapered roller bearings to replace stock stem ball type.
Race tech fork springs 1.2kg/mm rate, 15w fork oil. Springs require a 6" aluminum tube spacer, comes with spring kit.
All worked to stiffen ride, take out wallow in rough corners, and hands free straight true running (no more death wobble).
Thanks to all for ideas that worked.
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