What are stock spring rates in 01 ADV?

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  1. dezracer

    dezracer Been here awhile

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    I need to upgrade as currently they are too soft. problem is My PARTS manual says 4,8 N\mm... but my OWNERS manual lists them at 4,4 N\mm. Unlike the rear spring the front are not stamped.Now I do not how far to up the spring rate. Any insight would be appreciated.Thanks in advance.
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    To damn low for our fat asses. :lol3

    I think they've been using .46Kg per mm... but as findin' out specific stuff about KTMs is soooooo easy. :huh

    I don't recall seing any reference to them using .48s as stock, so .44, .46... one of those is the most likely.

    There is a chart that someone posted in thumpers that I can't seem to find... but it's a KTM generalized reference to spring rates for the application... Meat or somebody, you know where that is?

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    Yeah... somebody has posted a guide, chart whatever... you know, kinda white with black letters and numbers lookin' thing. :lol3

    Don't recall where they found it either... Sommer maybe? :dunno
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    dezracer Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your help fellas....Well,let me ask this.What springs are everyone using in the front given a 200lb. rider that rides agressive off-road?48s maybe????I dont want it to ride like a brick either! Thanks .
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    Race Tech, in their rate calculator, recommends a spring rate of .48kg/mm for a 200lb. rider without gear, for a 2003 640 Adv. R.
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    This is bizzare, when I type in my weight, style age etc., and im 84kg racetech calculator tells me to get a .55 or the closest one which is .54
    It sounds a little over the top? No?
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