forks and shocks

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forks and shocks

Post by tamd86 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:46 pm

alright folks, looking to upgrade both rear and front suspension,.. does any one out there know which forks off the zx6r would fit my h1 model and also which rear shock fits and works best aswell,... thanks to anyone with any info,..tam

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Re: forks and shocks

Post by CaNsA » Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:33 am

Use stock forks but send them off for a refurb and some progressive springs.

Get a race monoshock from ohlins/nitron/penske

Using suspension from a heavier bike wont do you any favours unless you modify them.
I had a zx6r shock on my zxr400 for a month or so, was far to strong and made for an uncomfortable time.
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Re: forks and shocks

Post by KwakKwak » Sat Mar 29, 2014 2:34 am

Ditto CaNsA, Wilbers are a good bet too, Ohlins on mine, difference is amazing, hard to find them though.
Maxton will rebuild the forks for you, not cheap.
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Re: forks and shocks

Post by CaNsA » Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:49 am

Info from Maxton about ZXR400 suspension.
download/file.php?id=2977
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Re: forks and shocks

Post by cargo » Sat Mar 29, 2014 1:07 pm

Stock forks are excellent a full refresh makes them like new. Maxton are among the best for that job. I have heard that one Fireblade models fork internals will fit and is an improvement over stock. 2004 ZX6R forks are a bolt on fit you need the brakes and front wheel too. I have this on one bike and it's a grand job. You need the right size clipons too.


Rear shock Ohlins every time for me but any of the well known after market shocks will be better than the stock one. Carefully set up is vital with any replacement shock. Spring weight static sag and damping settings.

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Re: forks and shocks

Post by KwakKwak » Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:46 pm

This is a heartwarming thread, properly factual, helpful, no quibbling, lovely stuff, and all from people who frankly should know better :pmsl
Does the low seat height reflect the low intelligence? Easier to get an asshole onto.

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Re: forks and shocks

Post by CaNsA » Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:31 pm

Stfu kwak.


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Re: forks and shocks

Post by KwakKwak » Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:14 am

:smt045 :smt045 :smt045 Much.
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Re: forks and shocks

Post by cargo » Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:23 am

KwakKwak wrote:This is a heartwarming thread, properly factual, helpful, no quibbling, lovely stuff, and all from people who frankly should know better :pmsl
I'm feeling particularly kind and generous today.
This of course has nothing to do with the proposed sale of a certain bike.

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