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FORK SPRING PRE-LOAD ADJUSTERS LOW COST & SUPER EASY Way to stiffen up the Front end.

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If anyone feels like their front is way to soft.

Here's an easy, inexpensive bolt on part, that will allow you to add more spring preload to your forks.
Basically, stiffen them up.

Takegawa Fork Pre-Load Adjusters 06-06-07
Provides up to 15mm of adjustment


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Suspension gurus please chime in. Aren't Preload adjusters are most helpful in setting sag for where in the stroke you are after rider weight is added? I would think a different spring rate, thicker oil or altered oil passages would stiffen up the suspension.
 

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Suspension gurus please chime in. Aren't Preload adjusters are most helpful in setting sag for where in the stroke you are after rider weight is added? I would think a different spring rate, thicker oil or altered oil passages would stiffen up the suspension.
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That is correct.
As this post title states, this is an inexpensive way for someone to add more preload to their springs, which stiffens the front end a little. For those who feel it's too soft

In a perfect world, there would be 5-6 different spring rates available for the Z right now. To accommodate a riders specific weight.
Unfortunately, there isn't.
And those Aftermarket Fork springs usually run about 200% more then these spring preload adjusters.

It's by no means meant to be replacement for getting stiffer springs or a complete fork cartridge kit.

Just like getting an Short Stack Ram Air intake to add power....... it's going to replace getting a Full System and PowerCommander.

Each one is just an option depending on what the customers budget is. And what's actually available.



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Seems like the combination of this preload adjuster and slightly thicker oil would be an inexpensive way to personalize the Z suspension. Thanks for carrying yet another choice for everyone.
 

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Seems like the combination of this preload adjuster and slightly thicker oil would be an inexpensive way to personalize the Z suspension. Thanks for carrying yet another choice for everyone.
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It just comes down to the customers budget.

Not everyone has the money to spend on a complete fork cartridge kit.
But, they still want stiffer front end.

As you said, combine these spring pre-load adjusters with some thicker oil is another alternative.


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