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Im sure this has been beat into the ground but i want to reset my suspension to stock and adjust from there. Im not sure what its set at and am not sure how to measure in mm's. Also im 5'8" and weigh about 140(skinny bastid i know) so any recommendations are appreciated. I dont have the factory manual only a haines which doesnt give the factory settings. I would just like a good starting point.
 

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Here are the out of MCM
STOCK SETTINGS
front preload 4th ring from top
front compression 1 1/8 turns out
front rebound 1 1/8 turns out

rear 191.5mm spring length (7 1/2 inchs)
rear compression 1 1/8 turns out
rear rebound 1 1/4 turns out

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FRONT
preload 4 1/2 rings
comp 1 1/8
rebound 7/8 turns out
REAR
rear preload same as stock try about 7/16 of thread at top of shock
comp 1 5/8 turns out
rear rebound 1 1/8 turns out

go for less rebound damping if ride is hard
 

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Thanks for the info. This will help a bunch. What is the second set of settings for? Is this what you are recommending i try.
 

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i've heard, set your sag heights... 30mm front 10mm rear? i forget. anyhows that is what you want for your pre-load, then fine tune your damping according to what you ride.
 

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Im around your height and weight, and got the same bike as you


Here are my settings for our bumpy Sydney roads :

Front - 2.9 lines of preload showing
- 1 1/4 turn rebound

Rear - 17mm of threads above locknut
- 1 1/4 turn compression
- 1 1/4 turn rebound

Front end dropped 5mm, Rear raised 5mm.

It's set on the soft side to absorb the bumps. Preload should be increased F&R for trackdays [smooth roads].

KaTz
 

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The settings i posted are out of bike mag
give them a try just back the rebound damping
of the forks if its to harsh up front for your
roads.
hope this helps john.
PS i have a 1999 750
 
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