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Old 01-01-2013, 11:06 PM
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The std head bearings are budget and worth replacing with tapered. Worked for me!
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:09 PM
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On the way:

Sonic springs 1.1

6,7,8,11 & 12 as Greywolf recommended.

Sonic says that they've sent instructions with the springs and say they'll provide technical advice if needed...

...we'll see...


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Rick provides great instructions, and he answers his emails pretty quickly.
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FYI

I had good success buffing with cloth wheel and compound in the direction of travel

Greatly reduced seal stiction and believed it eliminated any weeping
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:00 AM
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If the forks are due for a rebuild, then maybe the steering bearings are also. The infamous clunk is probably something else...maybe the tank moving forward, or...? Some Stroms have it at low mileage and some never get it.
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I weigh ~185lbs. I'm going for .90 springs and oil.

In your experienced opinion, for my weight, do I NEED to install new super-expensive valves too?

Also, what oil wt would you recommend me?

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