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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-27-2006, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Adjusting rear ride height for 190/60 track tire?

So I finally picked up a spare set of wheels and rotors off Ebay. I'm running a 120/70 D208GPA in the front and a 190/60 D209GP on the rear. I have a fully adjustable rear shock where I can adjust the ride height 1mm at a time. Should I lower the ride height 10mm to compenate for the taller rear tire profile? I don't have time to get it Computrak'd and set professionally right now so I was wondering what I should do for now. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. (Wink? Ron?-since you guys have the same bike)

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Come by and measure ours at Blackhawk, they are set up very well. Ron has Penske Triple, I have Ohlins rear.

If you need additional help, Drucker set both of ours up at the track, and then test rode them, and made minor adjustments. And depending on the height that you want, you may want to have him add in the 2mm shim kit.

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Wink- I'll stop by and measure on Sunday for future reference. I have an Ohlins as well and can adjust the shock length by turning the lower clevis. No need for shims.

Oddy- I'll try the 4mm lowering for now. Thanks.

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If the ride height was stock, the tire will probably improve it.

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If the ride height was stock, the tire will probably improve it.

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