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    Fork Preload Rings

    G'day Everyone,

    Ive got an '09 that seems quite stiff on the front and I'm showing 4 rings on the preload caps already. I am unsure if the previous owner replaced the springs (they weren't linear springs when I serviced the forks).
    My question is; does anyone know how many 'rings' can show if its fully adjusted out? Also, will it top out or unscrew completely? I am happy to go about adjusting but wanted to find out if I go winding away the cap isn't going to surprise me and come off.

    Cheers,
    Shobes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shobes View Post
    G'day Everyone,

    Ive got an '09 that seems quite stiff on the front and I'm showing 4 rings on the preload caps already. I am unsure if the previous owner replaced the springs (they weren't linear springs when I serviced the forks).
    My question is; does anyone know how many 'rings' can show if its fully adjusted out? Also, will it top out or unscrew completely? I am happy to go about adjusting but wanted to find out if I go winding away the cap isn't going to surprise me and come off.

    Cheers,
    Shobes
    Not 100% sure how many rings there are but the adjusters will just top out not pop out.

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    [QUOTE=SPEEDTRIPPER;717161]Not 100% sure how many rings there are but the adjusters will just top out not pop

    There should be five rings showing for a standard set up.

 

 

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