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    The 'W' notation to oil means nothing. Instead...

    The 'W' notation to oil means nothing. Instead consult charts like this.
    Dropbox - Fork oil weights.html

    The DDC can have the shim stack altered to match your oil choice. The DDC has no ability...
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    Depending on fork length the Ohlins NIX-22 from...

    Depending on fork length the Ohlins NIX-22 from the MT07 or R3 (20mm longer) can be made to work without any surgery to the fork stanchion. Both of these have M41x1.0 threaded fork caps which I...
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    sorry to necro-thread but I think it warrants...

    sorry to necro-thread but I think it warrants further clarification

    Changing springs is usually a waste of time when the culprit is valving. I can't speak for the factory's insistence but they...
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    the 'faux damper rod' is actually 3 pieces of...

    the 'faux damper rod' is actually 3 pieces of which the lowest with the bottom-out cone is screwed into the intermediate tube. A little heat and some good clamping and you can replace the 'foot' with...
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    Indeed the grinding isn't a big deal, but you...

    Indeed the grinding isn't a big deal, but you lose the top-out spring. Did you happen to notice if they put one inside the cartridge? or are they still using the solid plastic 'bumpers' and the thick...
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    Matt in northern VA (USA)

    I have too many bikes already but maybe it's time for an NC? My first was a CB750.

    If you have suspension (esp. forks) questions, I probably have answers.
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    I've done 3 bikes with GVE and found the results...

    I've done 3 bikes with GVE and found the results rather sub-par and the tuning is PITA and messy. I switched to full-on cartridge and it's night and day. I'm familiar with the Andreani kit (not bad...
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    BTW, the USA distributor (on East Coast at least)...

    BTW, the USA distributor (on East Coast at least) is Fast Bike Industries.
    I did a review of the Andreani back in May/June and made some pointed remarks to the factory about how they had configured...
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