01 YZ 426 handeling?

9 replies to this topic
  • Beaz

Posted April 23, 2008 - 05:37 PM


Did any of you guys lower the forks say 5mil to get it to turn faster

Thanks John

  • 02WR426Cali

Posted April 23, 2008 - 09:19 PM


You mean raise the forks? Yes, I did just that and it seems to turn slightly better, but lost a little high speed stability.

  • grayracer513

Posted April 23, 2008 - 09:22 PM


Raise the fork, lower the front end. Yes.

  • 642MX

Posted April 24, 2008 - 10:52 AM


Raise the fork, lower the front end. Yes.

And make sure your sag is set at no more than 100mm. :thumbsup:

  • BRYANS01

Posted April 24, 2008 - 12:25 PM


when i first got mine i didnt check the sag and just took it riding i was very unhappy with how it cornerd, after setting correctly i didnt need to do anything else, check that first.

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  • Beaz

Posted April 24, 2008 - 02:24 PM


It Feals real mushy But as soon as a buddy comes over ill check it
Did you guys go with a 51 tooht rear sprocket

  • BRYANS01

Posted April 24, 2008 - 02:26 PM


50 on mine and love it

  • grayracer513

Posted April 24, 2008 - 03:41 PM


It Feals real mushy

How much do you weigh?

  • Beaz

Posted April 24, 2008 - 04:03 PM


220 I would like to add im 6'2
I broke my foot in 05 and im just getting back to it
I bought something cheap that way if my foot hurt
id just re sell it but its going good id like to get this thing
handeling a little better then when i sell my street bike im going to get
a left over 07 or 08 or wait for the 09
havent really made up my mind
but thanks for the help guys

  • grayracer513

Posted April 24, 2008 - 04:53 PM


At that weight, the springs are a bit light for you, which is going to have an effect on the handling.

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