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RM85 shim stacks suggestions wanted

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I'm wondering if anyone out there had some suggestions they would be willing to share on what shim stacks to run in the forks and shock of a 2006 RM85?

I did a search and came up with these 2 links, neither of which really have solutions:

http://www.thumperta..._1#entry6860457

http://www.thumperta..._1#entry8365662

For the shock I have a PR2 linkage available as well as a big wheel swingarm that I can use if one or the other works better than stock.

One of my friends has all the tools and experience with valving his own full size bikes, but we're at a loss as to what to do with the little RM. Particularly with the shock, as I've read that odd valving is needed with the stock linkage- but if we use the PR2 link what exactly do we change the valving to?

My son is 5'4", weighs 110 pounds. I'm looking for MX settings, as we rarely venture out to the desert anymore, and very rarely head out and dodge trees.

Suggestions are appreciated. :bonk:

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Hi!!

I found this:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/810577-rm-85-07-or-newer-stacks-wanted/page__p__9897067__hl__rm%2085__fromsearch__1#entry9897067

Does that help, or is it one of the posts that you said didn't help much??

I want to know what those numbers actually mean so I can start putting them into effect. First step is to order the shims I need, so I REALLY need to know what those numbers mean.

At least then, I can order the shims, rebuild the shocks and get a decent-ish starting point where I can get the suspension to behave reasonably enough to get the clickers to start working effectively.

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Hi!!

I found this:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/810577-rm-85-07-or-newer-stacks-wanted/page__p__9897067__hl__rm%2085__fromsearch__1#entry9897067

Does that help, or is it one of the posts that you said didn't help much??

I want to know what those numbers actually mean so I can start putting them into effect. First step is to order the shims I need, so I REALLY need to know what those numbers mean.

At least then, I can order the shims, rebuild the shocks and get a decent-ish starting point where I can get the suspension to behave reasonably enough to get the clickers to start working effectively.

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