YZ450 Suspension Settings?

5 replies to this topic
  • GENE426

Posted September 22, 2006 - 06:45 PM


I cant seem to get my suspension to work right
What are the best settings for a 215 pound novice rider on a 2004 yz450 stock springs sag at 100mm

1. botton clickers out ?
2. Top clickers out ?
3. bottom rear clickers out ?
4. Top rear clickers out ?


  • GENE426

Posted September 22, 2006 - 07:55 PM


no one?????????????????????????????????????????????????

  • Crash 2006

Posted September 22, 2006 - 09:19 PM


You are going to need a stiffer rear spring as you weigh around what I do. Set all the clickers back to the stock settings then adust from there. And as you will read in the below link, make sure you let the air out of your front forks. :thumbsup:


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  • Ga426owner

Posted September 23, 2006 - 05:24 AM


What do you mean....doesn't work right?
Stock suspension on that bike is for a 180lber.....put all back to stock then slow down the rebound and compression 2-3 clicks to start - adj to H

You need fork springs and a rear spring for your weight....see this for guidence:

or send to a suspension tuner for complete service revalve and springs....

  • GENE426

Posted September 24, 2006 - 10:03 AM


Well let me refrase this ? then
What are the best settings for what I have right now
I am going to have pro action do the suspension as soon as I can get around to it.
And not ride my bike for a weekend is my problem with that....
but I'm sure its worth it
Had them do my 426 and what a friggin difference

  • 02fourtwosix

Posted September 25, 2006 - 07:21 AM


I am in the neighborhood of 200Lbs and found these settings to be pretty good:

Forks: Turned the compression out to 11 and the rebound to 10.

Shock: I set the ride height at 100mm, the rebound on 12 clicks out and the low-speed compression on 12.

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