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Old 12-27-2012, 09:45 AM   #32071
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The factory setting is probably right in the middle of the range. If I remember HF said to set it as soft as it would go, leaving only a couple threads above the lock nut. Normally you set the preload by setting your SAG. Tons of sag adjusting videos come up on a google search. HF's soft setting is just what he found worked best for his weight and riding style.......... that said, I run mine soft like HF rather than setting the sag. I weigh 180 with no gear.

You can loosen the top lock nut and move the adjustment nut with a long flat tip punch, and a hammer without taking the shock off the bike. They make the proper wrench to do the same thing .............. on the bike too I think........... I used a punch.
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I'm 150 without gear so perhaps I should just leave it for now and see how it rides with the other settings changed.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:46 AM   #32072
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Set sag FIRST.......then move on to preload/rebound settings
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:51 AM   #32073
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Set sag FIRST.......then move on to preload/rebound settings
The dealer did help me set sag albeit very quickly when I picked it up.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:57 AM   #32074
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Thanks.

I'm 150 without gear so perhaps I should just leave it for now and see how it rides with the other settings changed.
At 150 lbs the stock spring will probably be too stiff to even get a proper sag setting set all the way soft. That's part of what a sag setting is for................... to see if your spring is too soft, too stiff, or just right. I would do what HF said and go all the way soft. Support your bike off the ground, back the nut off until the spring is loose.......... there will be like one thread left on the top of the shock. Screw it down a couple of turns once it starts to compress the spring.

C Daddy..... I'm not sure you said that right............ Did you mean to say, Set the sag, then adjust the compression, and rebound clickers? The preload "IS" the sag.

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Old 12-27-2012, 10:22 AM   #32075
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C Daddy..... I'm not sure you said that right............ Did you mean to say, Set the sag, then adjust the compression, and rebound clickers? The preload "IS" the sag.
set sag before adjusting preload and rebound in front too....
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:46 PM   #32076
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set sag before adjusting preload and rebound in front too....
Preload and sag are the same thing.
You can't adjust front sag/preload without spacers or a spring swap.
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Old 12-27-2012, 01:16 PM   #32077
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Preload and sag are the same thing.
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So the guys walking down the street with their pants hanging off their ass have preload problems?
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:01 PM   #32078
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Preload and sag are the same thing.
You can't adjust front sag/preload without spacers or a spring swap.
I was referring to compression and rebound settings in the forks.......bottom line, set the rear sag first then screw around with the clickers for rear shock/forks......
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:16 PM   #32079
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So the guys walking down the street with their pants hanging off their ass have preload problems?
No thats pantload
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:21 PM   #32080
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Does anyone know where I can get the exhaust/side cover in this video?
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:47 PM   #32081
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^^^^ It is "Cutomized".
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:56 PM   #32082
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^^^^ It is "Cutomized".
I tried messaging the uploader, his description says it's made for the 250r/x models, not the F?


edit: the uploader messaged me back, he doesn't speak english very well but he gave me their website here

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Old 12-28-2012, 01:00 AM   #32083
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The side seat bolts look like an F, where the side panel is from too. Looks like he merged the two.

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Old 12-28-2012, 01:32 AM   #32084
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Am I the only one that thinks the WRR/X isn't underpowered ? I keep reading everywhere that it is but for me it has plenty of power. I've owned both the WRR and WRX, left them stock and only ever needed more power in sand or above 115km/h. Used to have an RM250, would never ever go back to it even if it does have 45hp at 100kg, I much prefer the WR.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:41 AM   #32085
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Am I the only one that thinks the WRR/X isn't underpowered ? I keep reading everywhere that it is but for me it has plenty of power. I've owned both the WRR and WRX, left them stock and only ever needed more power in sand or above 115km/h. Used to have an RM250, would never ever go back to it even if it does have 45hp at 100kg, I much prefer the WR.
only on the highways and sometimes i would like better bottom end power but really its not a bad package
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