Suspension Upgrade.

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Suspension Upgrade.

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The Husky is great, but I never managed to set up the suspension properly. Over here there's loads of different surfaces and terrains.
I've had it 3 years now and it's getting real bumpy and needs a refresh.
Just found there's a guy new to the island who's a suspension guru :)

He came Friday and set the sag which improved the rear loads.
Then he talked about full upgrade front and rear.
Just sent me the price.
Springs for my weight both ends. Posh oil.
Forks and shock fully rebuilt.
New bushes etc and more.
All Ktech stuff.

540€ the whole lot :) and he'll do it all in my garage.
I might learn summat :obscene-birdiedoublered:

Can't wait.
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He's just turned up with your springs now! :lol:

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Taipan wrote: Tue May 10, 2022 1:04 pm He's just turned up with your springs now! :lol:

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That's cheap
The fat cheese is hard to please
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Le_Fromage_Grande wrote: Tue May 10, 2022 1:29 pm That's cheap
Certainly not UK prices ;)
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Can he pop over here when he's done and do the 690 for me !?
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Jody wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 7:28 am Can he pop over here when he's done and do the 690 for me !?
Not really. Spring on the back isn't enough of a swap to help, it's a bit better, but not night and day. A shock is better.

Forks are fine and will be happy at the pointy end of an Inters trackday.
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Yorick wrote: Tue May 10, 2022 2:03 pm Certainly not UK prices ;)
You’re not kidding! I don’t dare think about the UK cost of a full (front and rear) suspension upgrade :o
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That sounds too cheap to me but I'm the other side of the globe. Mine cost about 1/2 that and I already had the front springs and cartridge emulators.
All the rest I got as cheap as I could as long as it had the specs I wanted and I did all the work and setup myself.
Here that would just get the rear shock and spring. https://www.ktechsuspensionusa.com/p-20 ... shock.aspx
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He's not getting a shock is he?

Shock service is £120-150. Set of front springs £60-90. Oils and bits £40-50

The rest is labour. So it's decent but not a give away.
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Hi!!!!
Full maintenance front forks are 175€. SKF low friction oil and dust seal, 1.5L oil and 4 guide bushing. Complete full rebuild.
Rear shock, full rebuild 160€. Kit maintenance KTECH, KYB oil do it by vacum pump, nitrogen.
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Front springs 110€
Rear schock spring 110€
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All seems about what I'd expect
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weeksy wrote: Sat May 14, 2022 9:12 am All seems about what I'd expect
I'm happy. And if I hadnt found him, I'd have to go to Las Palmas.
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Hot_Air wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 11:46 pm
Yorick wrote: Tue May 10, 2022 2:03 pm Certainly not UK prices ;)
You’re not kidding! I don’t dare think about the UK cost of a full (front and rear) suspension upgrade :o
Budget £2k just to be safe.
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Eek!
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Whilst pratting about in the garage I was a bit surprised to see this..

Good job matey boy is coming next week :)
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