Yamaha YZ450F(Y Owner's Manual Page 188

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SUSPENSION SETTING (REAR SHOCK ABSORBER)
• If any of the following symptoms is experienced with the standard position as the base, make resetting by reference to
the adjustment procedure given in the same chart.
• Adjust the rebound damping in 2-click increments or decrements.
• Adjust the low compression damping in 1-click increments or decrements.
• Adjust the high compression damping in 1/6 turn increments or decrements.
Symptom
Jump
Stiff, tending to sink
Spongy and unsta-
ble
Heavy and dragging
Poor road gripping
Bottoming out
Bouncing
Stiff travel
Section
Medi-
Large
Small
um
gap
gap
gap
Rebound damping
Spring set length
Rebound damping
Low compression
damping
Spring
Rebound damping
Spring
Rebound damping
Low compression
damping
High compression
damping
Spring set length
Spring
High compression
damping
Spring set length
Spring
Rebound damping
Spring
High compression
damping
Spring set length
Spring
Check
Turn adjuster counterclockwise (about 2 clicks) to
decrease damping.
Set sunken length for 90–100 mm (3.5–3.9 in)
when one passenger is astride seat.
Turn adjuster clockwise (about 2 clicks) to in-
crease damping.
Turn adjuster clockwise (about 1 click) to increase
damping.
Replace with stiff spring.
Turn adjuster counterclockwise (about 2 clicks) to
decrease damping.
Replace with soft spring.
Turn adjuster counterclockwise (about 2 clicks) to
decrease damping.
Turn adjuster clockwise (about 1 clicks) to in-
crease damping.
Turn adjuster clockwise (about 1/6 turn) to in-
crease damping.
Set sunken length for 90–100 mm (3.5–3.9 in)
when one passenger is astride seat.
Replace with soft spring.
Turn adjuster clockwise (about 1/6 turn) to in-
crease damping.
Set sunken length for 90–100 mm (3.5–3.9 in)
when one passenger is astride seat.
Replace with stiff spring.
Turn adjuster clockwise (about 2 clicks) to in-
crease damping.
Replace with soft spring.
Turn adjuster counterclockwise (about 1/6 turn) to
decrease damping.
Set sunken length for 90–100 mm (3.5–3.9 in)
when one passenger is astride seat.
Replace with soft spring.
7-10
CHASSIS
Adjust

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