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Old 04-07-2008, 03:52 PM   #1
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shocks question

if u sit on ur bike and hold the front brake abnd push ahrd the front end down....if the shocks almost close all the way that means what??? u need new shocks??? they are messed up???

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anybody???? consider tat the bike has been parked for long time
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it means your to fat jk not really, you try adjustiong your suspension?
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it means your to fat jk not really, you try adjustiong your suspension?
wrong!!!!!!!!! i weight 145lbs.

the shocks have oil right??? maybe is low uh??? what u think?
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wrong!!!!!!!!! i weight 145lbs.

the shocks have oil right??? maybe is low uh??? what u think?
lol i dont think your shocks have oil unless there hrdraulic idoubt you got bags on your bike , but no they have springs, anybody else agree or dissagree?
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Worn springs/internals?
Low Fluid?
Incorrect Preload Setting?
Too many cheeseburgers for the rider?
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Old 04-07-2008, 04:19 PM   #7
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Could be all of the above or just a large amount of stiction not allowing your forks to return to a "normal" position.

If I recall correctly your bike was wrecked right?

You may have something twisted / bound up in the front end.

If you get a chance, bring it by and I'll look at it real quick, no charge.
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Worn springs/internals?
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Too many cheeseburgers for the rider?


ok i dunno ill probably take it to patrick to take a look at it...
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I am not sure, but I think you described how to check the pre-load. If it goes all the way, then you are low on oil. Might have a leak in the forks, seals, etc. Check the seals and then replace oil, seals, etc.
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Could be all of the above or just a large amount of stiction not allowing your forks to return to a "normal" position.

If I recall correctly your bike was wrecked right?

You may have something twisted / bound up in the front end.

If you get a chance, bring it by and I'll look at it real quick, no charge.
its not my bike (03 600rr) its actually my wifes bike (05 600rr inverted forks)
so...i know im gonna end up taking it to u sir.....i dont wanna mess with that

thankx u sir
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