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Hi

Anyone know bout setting the sag on the front forks? I read on a swedish "race tech" hompage, that the front sag should be around 55mm measured on the fork tubes while bike is on the stand to when the rider is on?

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too much stiction to get accurate readings.

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too much stiction to get accurate readings.

What do you mean by that?

I haven't got into my forks yet, but am planning to soon.

Any advice is appreciated.

I have an'02 Yamaha WR250f

Thanks

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from the seals and bushes, the fork will settle to a different value each time you try.You can take 3 readings and take a average i suppose.

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from the seals and bushes, the fork will settle to a different value each time you try.You can take 3 readings and take a average i suppose.

Let me bounce this off you.

I had a local guy supposedly re valve my suspension.

From what I am thinking, all he did was add spacer washers. I also don't know what oil level he put.

The rear feels fine. The forks don't seem to compress in turns as they should.

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well you can add spacers to make a soft spring work for a slightly heavier rider, it feels like a stiffer spring until half way through the travel then it acts like the spring rate it really is, basically it fools the suspension into thinking its got a stiffer spring than it has for the top fo the stroke, if its not working for you take it out.

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Let me bounce this off you.

I had a local guy supposedly re valve my suspension.

From what I am thinking, all he did was add spacer washers. I also don't know what oil level he put.

The rear feels fine. The forks don't seem to compress in turns as they should.

Try softening the rebound clickers.

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and softening the compression.

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Thanks MOG, where do you think I should start with the fork oil level?

I am sure there is Yamaha S1 in now, but unsure of the oil level.

What brand oil do you recommend?

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S1 is a good oil i hear, start low as its easier to add, i have 130mm listed for your fork(by K tech UK)

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