Rear suspension reservoir overheat??

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  • Ridin'_MD

Posted August 03, 2002 - 10:53 AM


Taking my 99 yz 400 around the track and after a good moto, my rear suspension reservoir is pretty damn hot.

Is this normal? I mean I know I get some SICK, HUGE air that would crumple most bikes, but what's up?

I would think that it is from compression and transfer of fluid. Should I make some adjustment?

Let answers rain from the sky O' TT wise ones :)

  • MANIAC998

Posted August 03, 2002 - 01:29 PM


If you can cook an egg on it, its normal! Maniac

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  • txthumper

Posted August 03, 2002 - 02:01 PM


yep its normal...after a 50 mile x-country race my leg starts gettin HOT!

  • moto_madman

Posted August 03, 2002 - 04:16 PM


yup, they can reach about 300 degrees.

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