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hey guys im in California, San Bernardino area, is there anybody can help me just to dial my forks, i've been messin up and its messed up now :mad:,
or the suspension shop around here, thanks in advance guys
 

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Are they stock forks?

tell us your weight and riding style and I'm sure someone can point you in the right direction as far as adjusting them..Its rather simple.
 

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I used the settings on this:

Suggested Suspension Settings
FRONT: Spring preload—2 lines showing on adjuster; rebound damping—0.5 turn out from full stiff; ride height—0mm showing above top triple clamp
REAR: Spring preload—Position 5 of 7; rebound damping—1 turn out from full stiff
 

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I used the settings on this:

Suggested Suspension Settings
FRONT: Spring preload—2 lines showing on adjuster; rebound damping—0.5 turn out from full stiff; ride height—0mm showing above top triple clamp
REAR: Spring preload—Position 5 of 7; rebound damping—1 turn out from full stiff
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is it look like this?
 

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I used the settings on this:

Suggested Suspension Settings
FRONT: Spring preload—2 lines showing on adjuster; rebound damping—0.5 turn out from full stiff; ride height—0mm showing above top triple clamp
REAR: Spring preload—Position 5 of 7; rebound damping—1 turn out from full stiff
For the forks, I did the 2 lines showing and rebound damping 1/2 turns from full stiff. But where is the 0mm adjustment above triple clamp? Thanks
 

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That's the amount of fork tube in extending past the top of the triple clamp.

His are, (mine as well) slid all the way down in the trippes.)
 

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Wait. Is the same picture he OP posted, hahaha it didn't help the first time.
 

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It looks that whoever assembled my FZ at the dealer did a good job.

This crop is from a picture the day I picked her up:

2015 FZ abc.jpg
 

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If you're heavier than 170 pounds, I would max out the preload on those babies. It will suffice till ya get springs (or cartridges if you're loaded) haha
 

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Shoot for 35 - 38 mm of loaded sag. If you can't achieve that, it might be time to consider new springs.
 
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If you're heavier than 170 pounds, I would max out the preload on those babies. It will suffice till ya get springs (or cartridges if you're loaded) haha
Yup got those adjusted, but I didn't max them out though, I left 2 lines showing and for dampening .5 turns from max. The rear shock is at setting 6 and dampening 1 turn from max. I'm taking her out for a spin tomorrow and see how that feels like.
 

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I rode a couple hours yesterday and boy The Mechanized Banana felt much better with the fork adjustments, even though it needs a little more. I will crank them a little more today, maybe I will leave just one line showing. Will see how do that feels. The rear shock was perfect, won't be touching that.
 

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You have one of the best suspension shops in California right there in your neighborhood in Redlands: Motorcycle Race Suspension - Lindemann Engineering

Ed is a great tuner and suspension guy and he is great at teaching you how to set things up.
 
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