Fork revalve and rebuilding Stillwell or Dicks?

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by CaptRick, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. jgbnm

    jgbnm Been here awhile

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    Not quite. Has his own mid-valve and seems to have done more on 4cs than others at this point. Has an adjustable power valve for 2-strokes though.

    I did the whole package so hopefully the 4cs and PDS combo will be quite a bit improved. Looking forward to trying it out this weekend.



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  2. Flyingwelshman

    Flyingwelshman Been here awhile

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    Thanks for clarifying. :huh

    Regarding the mid-valve (from Kreft):

    Three-port midvalve pistons (4CS only) – $100
    Application: WP 4CS fork
    Click here for more info
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  3. Gordy

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    That's awesome. Let me know what you guys think.

    I want to send off my 4CS from the 350 and also freshen up both ends on the 300.

    I really need to ride the stock 4CS more in order to give a tuner better feedback though. However, I'm sure that they have their tried and true parts by now so they know the issues and what to do to them (I hope).
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  5. Gordy

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    It's interesting how he talks about installing tubliss to help the suspension and handling. :norton
    Preach it brother!!!
    I'm going to try his method of installing the system this weekend as I have a set ready to put in.
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  6. jgbnm

    jgbnm Been here awhile

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    You can always come for a ride and try mine out sometime. I was mostly looking for improvement in more desert type stuff like Alcalde. I'll update with my thoughts after the weekend.



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  7. Gordy

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    If you guys didn't have a secret riding club, I would do that! :rofl

    Let me know what you think as that is the type of stuff that I want my 350 set up for as well.
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  8. jgbnm

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    No secret. You'd just have to drive your lazy butt up here.... And wait for me to catch up periodically.

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  9. Flyingwelshman

    Flyingwelshman Been here awhile

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    Just sent the ECU off my 2012 350 XCF to get it updated with the 2014/15 XCF/SX map.

    Had to scratch "the itch". It was either that or get a new bike.

    [​IMG]
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    Flyingwelshman Been here awhile

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    By the way, I run Factory Connection. http://www.factoryconnection.com/

    It is truly remarkable how good it is. Forgot to mention that to Capt. Rick but wasn't included in his panoply of choices. :lol3
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  11. jgbnm

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    His suspension is very very nice. Hope mine gets close.


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  12. Gordy

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    You guys are killin me and it's going to cost me $$. :cry
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  13. jgbnm

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    Rode on Sunday with the new Kreft suspension.

    For reference, the bike is a 2013 Husaberg FE 350 with 4 CS forks and PDS shock.

    Spent most of my time riding and not much time messing with the clickers, so have some fine tuning to do - especially with the shock. Did increase rebound damping on both so far.

    Overall, it's much nicer than stock. Bike feels much more planted and controlled over whoops, square edged bumps, rocks, etc.. Much less deflection. Feels more plush on the smaller stuff and firmer on the bigger stuff.

    PDS can sometimes unsettle the bike going into corners (back end rises up too much) and this also felt improved with more confidence going faster into tight corners.

    Out of town this weekend, but will do more fine tuning over the next few rides. I don't consider myself altogether very good at setting up a suspension, so will have some friends provide feedback as well.

    So far, so good.
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  14. CaptRick

    CaptRick Amazing view every day!

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    Dicks just called, forks going out today..:happay
    Now wheres that big brown truck.......:hmmmmm
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  15. DirtDad

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    Talked to Adam from Kreft Moto. He does work on Kayaba Suspension as well. I will be sending off my 2014 YZ250 suspension off to him. Can't wait to see how they turn out. If they turn out as good as he claims I will send off the 300's to him also.
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  16. CaptRick

    CaptRick Amazing view every day!

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    The forks showed up today and I installed them this evening, now I'm waiting for my new F&R bearings....come on Munn's
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    Would like to hear what you think about the suspension.
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    CaptRick Amazing view every day!

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    Hope to have it back to ride able condition this weekend. My new Tubliss gen 2 liner showed up, I got a new rear tire ready to go on. Just waiting on the F&R wheel bearings to arrive. The wallet is a bit lighter but such is KTM ownership....
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  19. Gordy

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    Rick, if you are going tubliss, read the install on the Kreft Moto site. He assembles the whole thing with tire sealant as the lube (insted of soap or armour-all). I recently did one like that and it aired up perfectly and seems to make sense.
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  20. CaptRick

    CaptRick Amazing view every day!

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    Thats exactly what I am going to try this time out. :deal
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