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Thread: Front fork mods

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    Front fork mods

    It's that time of year to get some modifications done and I'm think front forks (I have a ZX6RR rear shock fitted).

    Has anyone fitted K-Tech's springs, valve kit and compression adjusters? did you do it yourself? if not, who fitted them? what oil and weight?

    And what's your verdict on the result? (because as standard the forks are bordering on dangerous when you want to push on a bit).

    Or will just a set of springs and slightly heavier oil suffice? I have another rebound damper to go in too.

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    mt09 forks

    Hy have same rear shock on my Mt 09 as you with Hyper Pro front fork springs fitted. The ride is much improved but still not great. think fork inserts are the way to go but expensive.

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    Spoke to K-Tech today, I think I'll go down the route of their re-valve, new springs and oil - they suggested that either they or a K-Tech service centre fit the new valves (that'll change the compression and rebound damping) so I'll drop the forks in with them in a couple of weeks - a little over 360, which I didn't think was too bad if they're rebuilding them.

    I've also got a second rebound damper to go in the other fork leg so the forks should be as good as they'll ever be without spending 700+ on new cartridges.

 

 

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