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December 28th, 2013, 12:59 PM   #11
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Re: Who can fix the suspension on my 11 FS570?

I would suggest reading "top 10 reasons why your suspension is harsh" by Adam Krefting at
http://www.kreftmoto.com. Adam specializes in KTM/Husaberg suspension.
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Re: Who can fix the suspension on my 11 FS570?

what are spring rate codes written on the side of the spring?

also, how wound up is the spring? try and pull the rear shock out (about 2 minutes work) and measure the spring in the shock in its compressed state?

come back with that info please?

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Re: Who can fix the suspension on my 11 FS570?

Originally Posted by Taffy
what are spring rate codes written on the side of the spring?

also, how wound up is the spring? try and pull the rear shock out (about 2 minutes work) and measure the spring in the shock in its compressed state?

come back with that info please?

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I originally pulled the shock to set the sag after watching one of the utube videos on it. You are absolutely right about how easy it is. I remember I took 3 turns out of it to get 100 mm of sag. It was exactly 85mm to begin with. I have one of those sag tools that plug in the axle and measure to a known mark on the fender. You set the tool to zero unloaded on the stand, adjust the preload and measure again with bike off stand and sitting on the bike. Thanks for the help!
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December 30th, 2013, 04:17 AM   #14
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Re: Who can fix the suspension on my 11 FS570?

Hey - If you're interested, then I can sim valve stacks for you in Shim Restackor. We'd just need to find out the geometry of the suspension internals. Your FS has the closed-chamber forks, right? Maybe someone somewhere has already simmed them in Shim Restackor. If you find the measurements, I'll sim any stacks you throw at me.
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Re: Who can fix the suspension on my 11 FS570?

Also check static sag. You'll want 25-35mm rear. A heavy rider, can crank up the shock preload to get into this range, but will make the ride quite harsh. A light rider can drop preload to get into range but might still fall short of rider sag.

It is the combo of getting the rider sag you want(fully dressed for riding), and static that will tell you if you're at/near the right shock spring for your weight.

Stock 2011 FS rear is a 8.0 spring. The stock fork is a CC.

My FE was quite harsh on smooth CA roads, will comp all the way out. The fork broke in a little and got a little better, allowing me to add some comp, but still not great.

When I added shorter fork springs, I also pulled out some slow and fast comp shims. (also pulled comp shims out of shock, as well as rebound). Much better ride experience now for me (175lbs dressed(gear is heavy)) both dirt and road.
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Hi,

anyone know the factory measures of the factory valving and shims? Front and rear too. The suspension is before assembly and probably its not factory inside. Would be good to know what is it then.

2010 FS570

Thank you!
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I am curious to how you could possibly set sag with the shock out? Sag is set with rider, gear and sitting in the position you ride. Taking the shock out can give you a starting point and nothing more. You then need to set it to you and your weight as everyone will be different and not one setting will work for all unless we ride in the same position, weigh the same. Should you be to light or heavy then you need to change the spring as this is the only way to rectify correct spring weight and sag.


Check the link as it might help


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I set the sag when the shock is out. However I measure it with the shock in I suppose he do it the same way.
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Hello Mr Hurts. Get it right the the easy way. Look into W.E.R suspension shop. Ex champion Drew Smith and his techs are near you. They easily fix the Susp bits on our Husabergs. Good luck, L
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