making the front end stiffer after all these years

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knottyrope
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making the front end stiffer after all these years

Post by knottyrope » 05:56 pm Sep 10 2020

Owned both bikes since new and i guess i learned how to ride them with weak front springs and clicker dialed in.
I used to seat ride a lot and now do a lot of standing so my butt dont get as bruised on bumps.


I noticed my son riding my 91 was bottoming out too much and he has grown since i lowered the bike.
Adjusted rear spring to where its much better but the front dips too much.


I weight about 210 and my son about 230, we almost 6 feet tall

Not going with progressive springs.

Purchased
for 91 200 (230# rdfer)
Race Tech Fork Springs 0.46 kg/mm #FRSP 375046

and for 97 220 (210# rider)
Race Tech Fork Springs 0.44 kg/mm #FRSP 3750K

going wiht 5wt oil for now and then document our mods going forward.

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Re: making the front end stiffer after all these years

Post by KDXGarage » 06:49 pm Sep 10 2020

Yep. Sounds about right to me.

I think 3647 is their intended spring for 1993+ KDX200/KDX220R.
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