Fork Preload Cap Upgrade - Page 2 : KawiForums.com Kawasaki Forums: Kawasaki motorcycle forums
» Sponsors





» Insurance
Go Back   KawiForums - Kawasaki Motorcycle Forums > On-Road > Ninja 650R, ER6
New User? Register - Forgot Password

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-10-2012, 05:20 AM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
williamr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cheshire, UK
Posts: 5,288
williamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep pointswilliamr has between 30,000 and 40,000 rep points
Default

The bit sticking up from the middle of the cap screws down, and as it does it compresses the spring.

Most riders - I'm an exception - find the front springs a bit on the stiff side, so while it looks cool this mod is of no practical value unless you also fit a softer spring. Then it's really useful.

To fit, just unscrew the existing caps and replace with these. Take the weight off the forks first though, or you'll have the spring pushing your eyeball out of the back of your head.

Rob
williamr is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-10-2012, 01:50 PM   #12 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: TX
Posts: 341
chevy42083 has at least 500 rep pointschevy42083 has at least 500 rep pointschevy42083 has at least 500 rep pointschevy42083 has at least 500 rep pointschevy42083 has at least 500 rep pointschevy42083 has at least 500 rep pointschevy42083 has at least 500 rep points
Default

Picture is worth a thousand words....

Aftermarket


Caps like ours vs caps like the sv650 adjustables
__________________
-2007 650r
chevy42083 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2012, 08:21 AM   #13 (permalink)
Member
 
easy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Belgrade, Serbia, Europe
Posts: 599
easy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep pointseasy has at least 1500 rep points
Send a message via MSN to easy
Default

SV650s prior to 2003 don't have preload adjusters
easy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:59 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Motorcycle News, Videos and Reviews
Honda Grom Forum Harley Davidson Forum Honda 600RR Kawasaki Forum Yamaha R6 Forum Yamaha FZ-09 Forum
1199 Panigale Forum Roadglide Forum Honda CBR1000 Forum Vulcan Forum Yamaha R1 Forum Yamaha R3 Forum
Ducati Monster Forum Harley Forums Honda CBR250R Forum ZX10R Forum Star Raider Forum Yamaha Viking Forum
Suzuki GSXR Forum V-Rod Forums Honda Shadow Forum Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum Star Warrior Forum KTM Duke 390 Forum
SV650 Forum BMW S1000RR Forum Honda Fury Forum Kawasaki Versys Forum Drag Racing Forum Ducati 899 Panigale Forum
Suzuki V-Strom BMW K1600 Triumph Forum Victory Forums Sportbikes BMW NineT Forum
Volusia Forum BMW F800 Forum Triumph 675 Forum MV Agusta Forum HD Street Forum Suzuki GW250 Forum
Yamaha Motorcycles Victory Gunner Forum Honda Vultus Forum