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just want to know what you guys have the front set as

its completely stock front forks and rear has a after market shock on
im about 165 pounds
 

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I would strongly recommend you take it to a dedicated suspension tuner. They will set your sag, rebound, compression ideal to your weight and riding style. My guy does it for only $40 and he allows you to come back for free adjustments.

I send him tons of business and I have not had a single person come back to me and say it wasn't worth it, and almost all of them say they feel the difference just from leaving the parking lot.

I mean you could read up on how to set suspension up and ballpark them, but for the price, to me it's worth it to bring it to an expert.

I'm assuming that you do track since you posted this in racing? There should be a suspension tuner at most track days. Be careful with the guys that sell tires and "do suspension". I used a guy like that one time and he didn't know what the fuck he was doing. I'm talking about the guy that does JUST suspension.
 

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I would strongly recommend you take it to a dedicated suspension tuner.
+1 on that. I had to ride about an hour to find the nearest guy, but he is a racetech suspension guy. Cost 30 bucks, well worth the money. The ride has been so much better since.
 

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I would strongly recommend you take it to a dedicated suspension tuner. They will set your sag, rebound, compression ideal to your weight and riding style. My guy does it for only $40 and he allows you to come back for free adjustments.

I send him tons of business and I have not had a single person come back to me and say it wasn't worth it, and almost all of them say they feel the difference just from leaving the parking lot.

I mean you could read up on how to set suspension up and ballpark them, but for the price, to me it's worth it to bring it to an expert.

I'm assuming that you do track since you posted this in racing? There should be a suspension tuner at most track days. Be careful with the guys that sell tires and "do suspension". I used a guy like that one time and he didn't know what the fuck he was doing. I'm talking about the guy that does JUST suspension.
ok ill do that thanks... and yes I do do track days... how would you compare the front forks on the zx6r 09 are they track ready or would you go with something aftermarket get something like a piston kit to make the damping as good as the back
 

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ok ill do that thanks... and yes I do do track days... how would you compare the front forks on the zx6r 09 are they track ready or would you go with something aftermarket get something like a piston kit to make the damping as good as the back
You're not that heavy (compared to me) and the pre-2013s came with stiffer springs then 2013 and above so you might be ok. Go to the suspension tuner first and see if it corrects any problems you might be having THEN consider upgrades. I went basically a whole 10 months with my bike trying different shit with the suspension tuner and finally said fuck it and bought ohlins cartridges for the front. The front suspension was just too damn soft. But I'm 40 pounds heavier than you and the 2013s came with softer springs and different rake angle then previous years.
 
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