6 Апр 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи CR125-250 отключены
Suzuki DR-Z 250

Motorcycle Suspension

Installation Instructions

Fits: RM125/250, 2000-up DRZ400/E/S,

03 05-up DRZ400SM.

Links lowers rear .75, lowers the rear 1.25, and the lowers the rear 1.75

links shown above. rear lowering) The most asked question on the differences the different lengths of DRZ400/KLX400 can be found HERE

1. Raise the with a bike stand, crate, etc. so the rear is just slightly off the ground. the two 17mm nuts that the links to the rocker and the swingarm and the bolts out. Sometimes the needs to be raised to allow the bolt head on the swingarm end to the chain, so remove the rocker first.

2. Push the four bushings out of the links with a 16-18mm or bolt, and reinstall them in the Links with the washer on the inside (opposite side of the When installing the Kouba (engraving to the outside) be sure the stock washer on both of the rocker and swingarm mounts are the bearing sleeve, and are pressing the seals before the link bolts are tightened.

3. Set the sag (amount of movement of the rear axle no weight TO bike weight rider weight) at 2.5 inches the DRZ2/3 links, OR 3.25 the DRZ1 links, with in full riding gear, on the pegs. If the links are for lowering ONLY, sag is set at 3.75, and will the rear of the bike approx. with the DRZ3 links, with the DRZ2 links and 3/4 the DRZ1 links.

The front forks can be slid up in the clamps .5 until they the handlebars. For additional lowering of the a second set of the top halves of the handlebar can be installed under the bars and with 3/4 longer bolts, and allow the forks to be slid up an 3/4, but be careful, that may the front tire to hit the fender if

* Less rear sag = quicker less stability. More sag = steering more

stability. The way we have found to adjust the spring preload/sag, is

to use a long (we use a piece of 1/4 X 12 steel keyway rounded on

one end) to loosen the top jam then grasp the spring at the and turn

Suzuki DR-Z 250
Suzuki DR-Z 250

the spring and the preload nut at the same Turning the spring/nut clockwise

the preload and decreases the sag. Do not to tighten the top jam nut with the punch setting the sag.

Disclaimer: the rear more than the will change the geometry and affect the handling.

4. For the stock kick, E and 02 up S model shock, set the and rebound clickers to their mid (basically stock settings). On the DRZ400 S model, set the compression to mid position, and forget about the clicker as it did not get the external rebound option until 2002. If is a problem, try turning the compression in (clockwise). All 02 up models have a and low speed compression adjuster/clicker.

The outer hex nut adjuster (high controls bottoming and the inner controls the smaller hits.

If the adjustments are not enough, a stiffer may be required. These clicker are just a starting point and may not be the for everyone, so experiment with and find the best settings for you and the

If you like what the KoubaLinks do for suspension, please tell If you do not, please tell us. We can be at our e-mail address below and are interested in your questions or

Ordering information and pricing can be on our ORDER FORM.

Suzuki DR-Z 250
Suzuki DR-Z 250


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