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Old 01-14-2008, 06:50 PM   #4
P-nut OP
Joined: Dec 2006
Location: Asheville
Oddometer: 75
Originally Posted by neepuk
Sounds cool. How much do you weigh? How are you using the stock spring with any success? Just seem to me that once a soft spring, always a soft spring... Try your new shock with a new spring too, unless you're very light.

Love to see those pix when you take them.
I weigh 175 lbs and the stock spring rate ( .470 kg/mm) is a little more than what is recommended (0.455 kg/mm)for my weight. I got these numbers from Race Tech's website. Keep in mind, I have already ridden a DR with this shock (using the stock spring). He was previously using the gold valve kit from Race Tech.
1996 DR 650
2006 S2R 1000
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