Husaberg
Go Back   Husaberg Forum > Mechanical and Technical > Suspension

Suspension Suspension and Handling Forum - bouncy bouncy!


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
February 6th, 2017, 02:37 PM   #1
Member
 
Joined: Sep 2014
From: Vancouver, Canada

Posts: 81
Thanks: 31

I Ride: 2005 FE550
Fork Spring Suggestion for 2005 FE550

Hello,

I知 looking for some suggestions on fork spring rates for my 2005 FE550. I知 having my forks rebuilt before the start of season and want to get the springs sorted out too, I just haven稚 been happy with how the bike is handling. I知 170lbs naked and 195 with all my gear. The manual is pretty clear that I need to go to heavier springs.

I assumed the 2005 and 2006 would have the same fork setup, but according to the owners manuals the 2006s came with heavier fork springs than the 05s (4.4N/mm vs 4.2). I was prepared to purchase the 4.6N/mm spring until I realized my printed manual is actually for a 2006. I was just going to go for what the manual suggests but I知 seeing 2 different numbers for very similar bikes.

So, what are the differences between 2005 and 2006 that dictate a heavier spring? And, what springs should I purchase based on my 195lb (89Kg) riding weight? Should I be looking at the 4.4N/mmm or the 4.6N/mm?

Appreciate the advice.
KentJ is offline  
 
Reply

  Husaberg Forum > Mechanical and Technical > Suspension

Tags
2005, fe550, fork, spring, suggestion



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fork spring compatibility? Nsrrider Husaberg 2 October 26th, 2014 10:48 AM
fork preload +top-out spring The_Force Suspension 5 October 4th, 2011 05:37 AM
fork spring rate identifier fur_berger Suspension 2 April 5th, 2007 01:43 PM
Fork spring Rate TheEngineer Suspension 3 November 21st, 2005 09:48 AM
Spring rate suggestion for FS650 04'? Ebbe Suspension 0 January 1st, 2005 05:53 AM


Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Feed