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post #1 of 11 Old 06-12-2009, 02:39 AM Thread Starter
 
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hi all, could anyone help as to my next best move,i have an 02`919 hornet with only 10k on the clock and in the 18 months i have had her she`s not had a hard life but the front end has become a little soft,would the recomendation be just a case of new oil and seals or even though the milage is low go for a set of springs as well,
any help/suggestions would be greatfuly recieved,
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post #2 of 11 Old 06-12-2009, 04:46 AM
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replace the seals and oil and put in a set of racetech springs and she will ride like a fluffy cloud...



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many thanks bud i`ll be starting that task straight away

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Do what you want to the 02' forks and they will still be marginal to at best. Fluffy cloud...NOT! Upgrade to a set of 04' or newer forks.


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Do what you want to the 02' forks and they will still be marginal to at best. Fluffy cloud...NOT! Upgrade to a set of 04' or newer forks.

Where can you get them?

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Used (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.)
Order a whole new front set from the dealer.
Wait until Mike goes to sleep at 8:30 PM and steal his.

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I'm in the same boat with my '03. I'm starting the WT search process myself...

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I haven't played with the valving or adjustments on my 07, is there a big difference if you start messing with the screw-adjusters at the top of the forks? It seems to ride nice at factory nominal settings, and I just ride it, mostly, I don't mess with it.
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