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03 RM250 forks

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Here we go,ex supercross bike that is now being tightwoods singletrack rocky rooty ridden in New England good C rider. Rear feels good as it is,tracks well and can get it so it feels good most everywhere with the clickers. The forks however are almost unrideable unless both clickers are all the way out.I'm about 220 in gear put .45 springs in and get about2.5 inches of sag.New seals/bushings 5wt 135 from the top,no binding axle. Took the forks back apart so here are the stack

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6x24x.15

1x22x.15

1x17x.15

2x20x.15

1x18x.15

1x16x.15

1x14x.15

1x12x.15

1x11x.15

mv

nut

washer

4x12x.3

1x15x.15

1x17x.15

1x19x.15

1x10x.10

1x15x.10

1x21x.10

4x23x.10

piston

3x24x.10

1x22x.10

1x20x.10

1x19x.10

1x17x.10

2x10x.30

1x12x.10

1x14x.10

spring washer

cup

.5 float on comp side

Any ideas what to remove or move to soften up the comp and help with the harshness and I would think back off the rebound as well.

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change all those 0.15 for 0.1 and it would be decent imo

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Thought that would be what you would say,thanks for confirming it! I did pull a 23 and the 17 out of the rebound and a 24 and 10 from comp in the mid just to try? Probably not the thing to do but I did try softening up the base the other day and it was a little better but both adjusters still needed to be all the way out to be ok. I'll update after su. thanks again Mog.

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How are you measuring the fork oil? If it is set at 135mm, it is way too high. The twin chamber Showa's require filling with a certain volume, not an oil height.

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How are you measuring the fork oil? If it is set at 135mm, it is way too high. The twin chamber Showa's require filling with a certain volume, not an oil height.

I don't have my sheet here but the 250 I think has KYB forks, while the 125 has Showas....

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Yes,kyb open chamber,yes on the oil level and didn't get the shims for the base so I took a couple of 24 and one 20 out of it to try today.Seems a bit better around the field,forks move and don't deflect as much and they settle in under braking for turns without needing a berm and warp speed. We'll see how they really feel on our woods loop today??

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