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post #1 of 5 Old 09-07-2013, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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Rear suspension Advice

This years $ went to progressive springs for the front. Now it makes the rear feel like it needs attention especially when riding two-up. Thinking about a stiffer spring. Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 5 Old 09-08-2013, 07:08 PM
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I just installed a Top Gun rear 7.4 kg spring, and it made one of the best improvements to my bike so far.

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-09-2013, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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I appreciate your advice. Did you have the shock re-built at the same time or just do the spring?
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post #4 of 5 Old 09-10-2013, 09:36 PM
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My bike is new so no rebuild yet, just shock.

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post #5 of 5 Old 09-10-2013, 10:27 PM
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Top Gun for me too!!!
7.4 kg adult size.
Works fantastic!!
320lbs with gear here and stable as heck on dirt and washboard.
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