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Old 08-17-2013, 01:30 AM   #8341
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So I've had her a little over a year now, and put 25k miles of street, fire roads, dirt trails and even a little MX track action on her. I decided it was time to give her a little suspension love. So i jacked her up...


Locked the jack in place and used a few tie-downs to help stabilize her...


Then popped off the forks and shock, tossed 'em in the truck and drove them over to SF to have the forks re-valved and serviced and the shock serviced.


Can't wait to test out her new legs.
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Old 08-17-2013, 02:33 AM   #8342
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Threw my new garmin 350LM on the big girl.
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Old 08-17-2013, 03:07 AM   #8343
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So I've had her a little over a year now, and put 25k miles of street, fire roads, dirt trails and even a little MX track action on her. I decided it was time to give her a little suspension love. So i jacked her up...


Locked the jack in place and used a few tie-downs to help stabilize her...


Then popped off the forks and shock, tossed 'em in the truck and drove them over to SF to have the forks re-valved and serviced and the shock serviced.


Can't wait to test out her new legs.
Upgrade the fork springs while you're at it - you won't regret it!
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:14 PM   #8344
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Old 08-17-2013, 02:13 PM   #8345
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Not mine, but thought you'd like to see my mate Tim's SMR, just had new paint..

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Old 08-17-2013, 05:39 PM   #8346
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Rox risers and a bigfoot for the kick stand. The first of many! The rox risers are a big benefit, especially when standing.
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Old 08-17-2013, 08:35 PM   #8347
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This bike has been in EVERY country in North, South and Central America (23 in all) so it deserved a little love:

High Fender Modification, fork rebuild, new fork springs and valves.


Rebuilt Shock and heaver spring.


New exhaust gaskets.


More to come ...
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Old 08-17-2013, 08:41 PM   #8348
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Then put the cheapo Chinese "genuine" side stand foot on, gave it a bath and cleaned and lubed the chain. Ooh and bought two spare tubes and ordered an E-09 Dakar rear for the upcoming desert trip.
If you don't mind me asking what windshield is that you have? Thanks!
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:26 AM   #8349
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:13 AM   #8350
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Upgrade the fork springs while you're at it - you won't regret it!
Yep, the shock is fine, but beefier springs are on order for the front.
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:55 AM   #8351
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Bought scorps, took it off road for the first time and made me smile xD.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:48 PM   #8352
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:36 PM   #8353
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:07 PM   #8354
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Bought it yesterday. Took it on some trails today and put a 100 miles on it.
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:14 PM   #8355
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Sold some retirement funds early...oops. Added new SPS front/rear suspension re-valve, new front DID rim, wheel bearings all around, new Scorpion Rallys, new Earth X lithium battery from CJDesigns ( unbelievably light!). New Saenz windshield deflector on my -2.5 cutdown.

Waiting for brake line upgrade and high fender kit, then I think she's seriously ready to go ROCK SURFING!
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