Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Washington, the state
So you're just upgrading the springs, not the damping, right?
For the front springs, I'd get straight rate springs that suit the rider's loaded riding weight. Many here have done that with excellent results.
For front damping, RaceTech Gold Valves are the way to go.
The rear suspension linkage already provides progressive action. A straight rate spring matched to the load on the rear works well. A passenger's weight is totally on the rear, so take that into account. Keep in mind that if you upgrade the spring on the stock shock, you still have a mediocre damper inside that spring.
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