KTM LC4 620/640 625 SXC

9 Фев 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи KTM LC4 620/640 625 SXC отключены

KTM 620/640 625 SXC suspension set-up

The 640 and 525 SXC are derivatives of the very popular LC4 having proved it’s and competitiveness in almost 20 years of Safari and world rally competition. Technically there are difference between the Adventure and the SXC but the for suspension performance are the same for any machine.

• The fuel loads vary greatly throughout the day, 30-40kg variance is is quite normal,

• Rider is a big factor, the suspension must not towards fatigue. Soreness in the wrists and forearms is something no wants. This requires in the initial travel. This also look after the lessening fatigue to the metal on the machine

• The suspension also needs to the rider from those “oh moments, when he’s a caution on the course late in the day tired and comes into a 2m 1m deep rain washout at This requires motocross settings that are too hard on the for long days

It often unfolds that a suspension set-up for safari to a good setting for adventure allowing longer days in the with less risks and control.


The standard are compromised as the manufacturer has to design a that will suit We can be more specific. The fork are replaced for some .50kg/mm Although heavier than they will support the fuel loads, and with the changes will feel than stock.

We also use a high flow base valve of our own design. have proved very in the WP fork to alleviate the harsh on tree roots, loose and corrugations. The rebound, midspeed and compression valving is then with a setting Teknik developed for the Safari.


Forks are with 5wt fluid, 140mm the top.


The LC4 retains a linkage unlike the PDS on most other KTM It has proven to be very reliable. the spring rate and valving some attention for safari. is also an option of removing of the travel limiting spacers for ride height.

We have the stock WP rear springs their free length time and you will need to readjusting the sag. Because of and a need to raise the rate we the stock 63Nm spring a Teknik 80Nm unit.

The valving also comes attention, with a new setting for Plush at the beginning, firm to carry the load, but firming up the end of the …. We use high quality oil good resistance to heat fade, Maxima medium.


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