1992 Xr600 Suspension Help Needed!

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  • Adam1414

Posted January 25, 2006 - 04:04 PM


Hello, I have a stock XR600 that I rebuilt from the ground up from a rotting bush special. I managed to get everything running smoothly except the front suspension which has no leaks and I have replaced the fork oil. I about 230 lbs, and no matter what try I can't get the suspension to up much anything I face. In fact for 90% of the day I am on the road. I have had the tires balanced which improved thing slightly. I though XR were supposed to ride like coaches. Well sorry for the rambling. Anyone knows what the stock settings for the front and rear suspension are supposed to be I would greatly appreciate that info. Or if you have any suggestion on oil weight or possible problems I haven't thought of.

Thank you for your time

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  • don87xr600

Posted January 25, 2006 - 04:57 PM


You need new springs, front and year. They don't make springs heavy enough for us big kids so throw in the stiffest you can find.

  • tim florian

Posted February 11, 2006 - 08:56 PM


I was told some guys are running a rear spring off a car Anyone have any details. I'm 340 so I need something gnarly.
What about fork springs, anything really strong available anywhere?

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