'08 450 Fork Question


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  • MotoXT

Posted December 11, 2007 - 07:39 PM

#1

Is there an easy way to lower the oil in the fork? Thanks for any help.

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  • racerxx276

Posted December 11, 2007 - 07:54 PM

#2

short of taking them apart... Remove forks , remove air bleed screw , pour whatever cc's into a cc vial.

I've found that with the new rising rate on the 08's ,the forks spring rate is a lot softer than the rear. I upped my fork spring rate, left the rear alone.. I weigh 190 with gear.... good luck...

  • MotoXT

Posted December 11, 2007 - 08:10 PM

#3

short of taking them apart... Remove forks , remove air bleed screw , pour whatever cc's into a cc vial.

I've found that with the new rising rate on the 08's ,the forks spring rate is a lot softer than the rear. I upped my fork spring rate, left the rear alone.. I weigh 190 with gear.... good luck...



Thank racer. That's what I thought after looking at the schematic. As far as spring rate, I went down with mine, front and rear, but I'm about 15lbs shy of you. I had Pro Action do the change and revalve, and so far I'm happy, except I'm not getting full travel in the front, which is why I want to lower the oil a bit and see how it goes.





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