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Offline GeofftheChef

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REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
on: June 17, 2015, 07:49:29 PM
Rear shock replaced under warranty today. . .just need to set up as I had it before. I used VEEJAY'S settings from early post and will use same again unless anyone has found better set up option ? Also, when the new one is fitted, do I need to set the rebound damping again or is this not part of the new shock ? Do I just need to alter the spring preload to my preference ?

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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #1 on: June 18, 2015, 02:56:26 AM
I had mine replaced last week, turn preload fully clockwise then anticlockwise 5 clicks, rebound is in exactly the same place as your old shock (it's probably exactly the same shock anyway) turn fully to H then 3/4 ish back towards  S and that should be you, it will feel a bit firmer as it's new

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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #2 on: June 18, 2015, 08:01:43 AM
Thanks Pete . . . Dealer says it's a whole new shock and the new spring is now black (white before) . . . I'll use your settings from the start and see how it is . . .thanks again !

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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #3 on: June 18, 2015, 01:24:05 PM
No worries, my spring was black so I must have had one of the newer models originally, glad they have a 3 year warranty

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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #4 on: June 18, 2015, 03:31:59 PM
Mine is white, I've heard white are faster :164:


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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #5 on: June 21, 2015, 11:38:49 AM
New rear shock, dropped forks 10mm, new michelin anakees,all set to vjs settings .First fast run and it turns sharper and holds a tighter line,Going into europe 23rd, bring it on.
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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #6 on: June 21, 2015, 12:09:10 PM
*Originally Posted by pete fairbairn [+]
New rear shock, dropped forks 10mm, new michelin anakees,all set to vjs settings .First fast run and it turns sharper and holds a tighter line,Going into europe 23rd, bring it on.
I think you'll find that most of the 'new' feeling comes from the new tyres.

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Re: REAR SHOCK REPLACED TODAY
Reply #7 on: June 21, 2015, 02:05:45 PM
I think you will find i know the ###ing difference thanks.Dick
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