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im sure it has been asked but i cant find anything on this. Anyone have anywhere i can find settings or suggestions for an 08 450?

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; "SuspenTion"? Anyways. Lets start with the important things first. What kind of riding do you do? Your skill level? Your weight? And lastly your current concerns with the stock suspension?

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im sure it has been asked but i cant find anything on this. Anyone have anywhere i can find settings or suggestions for an 08 450?

Do you have the manual? Go here to get it:

http://ktmusa.com/Models-Accessories.2.20.html

Run mouse over Model and select from there. Once you get your bikes tab opened, select download tab...:)

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motocross, 175lb's, expert. Its to harsh. I like how stiff it is, but i want the initial stroke to be plushened up some so it will soak sharp bumps up better.

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Start by removing 20-30 ml (NOT mm!) oil from the front fork and release the comp. by 5-6 clicks. Get a rear spring that gives you 115 mm rider sag when the static sag is set at 40 mm.

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Everything that Ville said...plus. I learned yesterday when riding a very torn up track with lots of "square edge" and bad jump faces. First time out the bike was "un-rideable" trying to cause me bodily harm, kicking like army mule and felt like the front forks were shot. Made some adjustments to the forks...no help. Made some adjustments to rear shock...some help. Last and out of desparation I adjusted the High Speed compression screw "in" to 2/3 out(was at 1 turn out)...Fixed the problem and now the front forks seemed to work. All setting were close to "sport" setting from manual. This bike is extremly sensitive to small changes. I was going to pack-up and go home until I found this setting. Unfortunatley it won't work next time out unless the track is the same! Please note that this is the Hi speed compression nut on the shock. This makes me feel like trying the Ohlin's TTX shock, because the rear shock on this bike can make the front forks feel like shit!!!

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Definitely !! The front/rear suspension works like a unit. If one end is working poorly it makes the other end work like crap too.

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