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Author Topic: Progressive Suspension  (Read 296 times)

iain

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Progressive Suspension
« on: November 15, 2017, 02:39:10 PM »
Hello chaps
Can anyone chip in on the lowering the front.  Since swapping to the raider wheels and tyres the bike has effectively gone slightly nose up rear down. To make matters worse I put lowering links in the rear and subsequently put the originals back in after a few knocks on my crossover pipe. So I am wishing to achieve a neutral or level chassis setting again. By my calcs the total tilt axis to axis is around 1.91"
I guess the quick fix would be to increase my rear preload, maybe even slide the forks up through the trees, or fit a lower profile front tire and higher profile rear.   

Question:
Does the Progressive suspension Drop in kit - really mean drop in without having take the front end apart. So i can like take the forks caps off pull the spacer and spring then drop the progressive suspension units in?? ( I am assuming someone has done this job with this product)
Or
Can I cut the OEM spacer instead?
Or any other better ideas?

I am looking to lower perhaps 1.5"

Thanks












rjm56

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Re: Progressive Suspension
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 10:07:07 PM »
I used them ( the front drop in's ) works great easy to do just raise the front wheel off the ground pull the two top fork tube cap bolts pull the old springs out drop the new ones in check the oil height put the top tube cap bolts back on your good to go
« Last Edit: December 06, 2017, 10:13:41 PM by rjm56 »

iain

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Re: Progressive Suspension
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2017, 01:39:55 PM »
Hi RJM,
Ok thanks will try them out soon. How much did you drop yours by? I got the raider wheels so will not be looking too drop too much - hope 1.5" wont over do it ref fender....
cheers