Suspension 2004 fits in 2006?

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  • Robert_Brazil

Posted April 24, 2006 - 12:57 PM


Another question, can anyone tell me if I can place my existing 2004 Ohlins suspension (front & rear) in the 2006 YZ. I am confident that the front will but do not know if the length of the shock has changed.

  • aedwards07

Posted April 24, 2006 - 01:08 PM


The shock should fit as well.But IMO the stock 06 stuff should run circles around the Ohlins stuff.

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  • Robert_Brazil

Posted April 24, 2006 - 01:35 PM


Actually the Ohlins site informs that the new 2006 shock is 3mm shorter (492 vs 498 mm) and has 3mm more stroke (132 vs 135mm) I wonder if with the link leverage these differences are noticable, or can be adjusted with SAG and clicks?

What do you mean about "circles"?

  • grayracer513

Posted April 24, 2006 - 01:59 PM


He means it's better. Much better.

  • Robert_Brazil

Posted April 24, 2006 - 03:17 PM


Well that´s to be seen :thumbsup: , I know Yamaha improved its suspension, but the Ohlins that are my 2004 bike are better than anything else that I have seen. :thumbsup: In addition I am an Enduro guy, the Ohlins I guess (but would love to be conviced of the contrary) are much better for woods riding than stock YZ suspension. (I might change the Titanium coil supposing it has the same index)

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