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In an effort to make the fork on my yz 125 more trail friendly, I replaced the springs and removed 3 of the largest shims in the base valve.

It's night and day better but...

I wouldn't call it plush and I want plush.

Thinking of replacing the .15 shims in the stack with .10. Good idea?

I didn't touch the mid valve. I assume I have to pry that collar off the push rod to get the rod to slide out the bottom? I was afraid to mess with it.

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I don't know the stack, in general one .15 shim equals three .10 shims.

you should post the stack

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Wow. Thanks for that. I will take them out and post the shims. I should have measured them when I had it apart the first time. I'm dumb.

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just remove the jam nut off the bottom the dampening rod, rap the threads with some teflon tape and it will slide out from the top where the BV sits.

Good luck.

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just remove the jam nut off the bottom the dampening rod, rap the threads with some teflon tape and it will slide out from the top where the BV sits.

Good luck.

The jam nut is peened in 4 places...

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The jam nut is peened in 4 places...

how could it jamb it then?

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The jam nut is peened in 4 places...

are you referring to the MV or the opposite end that the rebound adjuster attaches too?

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just remove the jam nut off the bottom the dampening rod, rap the threads with some teflon tape and it will slide out from the top where the BV sits.

Good luck.

I guess you talk about twin chamber forks - he said 0.15 shims, which let me guess he has an open chamber fork...

bloody, you should post also what year your bike is

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