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I have read the service and operator's manual.

I have the OEM tooling.

I have removed the side coolant reservoir/cover.

BUT, I cannot adjust the suspension (I want to make it softer - to 2).

What is the trick to budging this ratchet - type system on this VN 900 Custom?


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Thanks Shadow.

Done all that - still cannot budge it.

The bike is heading into a dealer in a few days for them to adjust it. I'm done with trying to adjust it myself.

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There was a time when you could line up a drift or hvy flat blade screwdriver, and drive/drift any spanner type nut. Not that I ever have done that or anything.
Lucky for me I got mine to move, with the spanner tool(s) after taking the weight off the shock.
 

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I presume you put the three parts of the adjustment tool together???. Forgive me if you did, it is rather obvious I know. I have read a lot of "I skinned my knuckles on this useless tool" and realised people sometimes try to use the tool without assembling it.
 

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Spray the joint where it slides with WD40 or silicone spray next time you are in there. Should slide easier....lot of friction in there.
 

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Romper, if you ever need to adjust the rear suspension again, it's not hard if you use and extension on the adjusting tool.
 

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That's an adjustment I have been contemplating making. Haven't got around to it yet.
 
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