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I am looking for stiffer fork springs for my 2002 model.  Thx



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Most jap bikes are built for riders around 75-80kgs & the spring rates are close to perfect for that weight, I ride my TTR hard on off road / dirt not to Moto x speeds & I find it pretty good.

Spring rates should be controlled by rider weight & style of riding, the damper rates set to fine tune, you must also remember the TTR is a dual sport & not a Moto x bike or an R1.

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How far dose it sag under your weight...

mine sags 102mm front & 98mm rear

I run 5w / 12CST fork oil ..

 

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-- Edited by petenz on Saturday 2nd of December 2017 04:44:15 AM

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Have you considered raising the weight of the fork oil to say 7.5?
On previous bikes(serows)- you are able to put the spring under increased pressure with the addition of a spacer- have you tried that?...or take up that New Years resolution of a diet! (last option)


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i used a couple of washers on top of the spring , and raised the oil level by 10mm each side and the dive has gone but still has the TTR nice  compliant suspension

in 6-3 and 106kg



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