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Adjusting The Riding Sag; Checking The Basic Setting Of The Fork - Husqvarna TE 125 EU Owner's Manual

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11
TUNING THE CHASSIS
11.10

Adjusting the riding sag

11.11

Checking the basic setting of the fork

Info
For various reasons, no exact riding sag can be determined for the forks.
Finishing work
Install the shock absorber.
Install the main silencer. (
Install the right side cover. (
Remove the motorcycle from the lift stand. (
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Preparatory work
Raise the motorcycle with the lift stand. (
Remove the right side cover. (
Remove the main silencer. (
Remove the shock absorber.
After removing the shock absorber, clean it thoroughly.
Main work
Choose and mount a suitable spring.
Guideline
Spring rate (TE 125)
Weight of rider: 65... 75 kg (143...
165 lb.)
Weight of rider: 75... 85 kg (165...
187 lb.)
Weight of rider: 85... 95 kg (187...
B00292-10
209 lb.)
Spring rate (TE 250/300)
Weight of rider: 65... 75 kg (143...
165 lb.)
Weight of rider: 75... 85 kg (165...
187 lb.)
Weight of rider: 85... 95 kg (187...
209 lb.)
Info
The spring rate is shown on the outside of the spring.
Finishing work
Install the shock absorber.
Install the main silencer. (
Install the right side cover. (
Remove the motorcycle from the lift stand. (
Check the static sag of the shock absorber. (
Check the riding sag of the shock absorber. (
Adjust the rebound damping of the shock absorber. (
As with the shock absorber, smaller rider weight differences can be compensated by
the spring preload.
However, if the fork is often overloaded (hard end stop on compression), stiffer
springs must be fit to avoid damage to the fork and frame.
401000-01
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p. 54)
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p. 55)
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p. 50)
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48 N/mm (274 lb/in)
51 N/mm (291 lb/in)
54 N/mm (308 lb/in)
51 N/mm (291 lb/in)
54 N/mm (308 lb/in)
57 N/mm (325 lb/in)
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p. 51)
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p. 54)
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p. 43)
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p. 39)
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