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:hammer: I'll come clean...the rotors on the 06 aren't really carbon....it's just 3M DiNoc stuck to some Chinese Ebay rotors! :crash
 

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How Much was the spring? They have them for $849 new at hardracing.

I was lucky, the spring in mine is spot on for me :) actually thats my second, second hand ohlins that I've been lucky with the spring :flex:

http://www.hardracing.com/Ohlins.htm
As far as I can tell, thats for an 04-06 model. The 98-01 shocks have been discontinued.

$849 is nearly half price! If I had an 04-06 model I'd so be buying a brand new Ohlins shock.

Carbonar1, even at $400 "full retail" it sounds like given the improvement in your shock, it would still have been money well spent?
 

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:hammer: I'll come clean...the rotors on the 06 aren't really carbon....it's just 3M DiNoc stuck to some Chinese Ebay rotors! :crash
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As far as I can tell, thats for an 04-06 model. The 98-01 shocks have been discontinued.

$849 is nearly half price! If I had an 04-06 model I'd so be buying a brand new Ohlins shock.

Carbonar1, even at $400 "full retail" it sounds like given the improvement in your shock, it would still have been money well spent?
well the buddy is a race tech technician.... he prolly used a race tech spring, around $149.....
 

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Carbonar1, even at $400 "full retail" it sounds like given the improvement in your shock, it would still have been money well spent?

Absolutely. I have a whole new level of interest in this bike now. It's no longer the red headed step sister to the 06. :lol



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well the buddy is a race tech technician.... he prolly used a race tech spring, around $149.....
Yep, a second hand one. :thumbup
 

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yeah I wish my suspension tech buddy was still around here.... I would have mine redone by him... guess I just need to do mine myself... blah....
 

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:hammer: I'll come clean...the rotors on the 06 aren't really carbon....it's just 3M DiNoc stuck to some Chinese Ebay rotors! :crash
You duty dog :lol

Absolutely. I have a whole new level of interest in this bike now. It's no longer the red headed step sister to the 06
Coco is not going to like that:no
 

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A couple of things to encourage the wifey to ride the old girl...

Some Stomp Grips, and some R&G protection.





Now get out there and ride woman....:riding
 

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now we just wanna see pics of her riding it!
 

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Be careful there could be a closet and a gimp suit in your future:crash
 

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"Bring out the gimp!"
"But the gimps sleeping"
"Well you just gonna have to wake him up now... wont you?"

Yeah, my missus (and newborn baby boy) might have a bit of a problem with all of that too.
 

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:hammer: :shake
 

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This is my first experience with Race Tech upgrades and knowledge, and I'm very bloody impressed. And that's comparing it to my 06.

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I put RaceTech valves in my original 99 forks and man what a transformation! That's why I went for their 25mm cartridges in the new forks (I also wanted to do something different than Ohlins on the front - just for the hell of it). So with 25mm RaceTech's on the front and the Ohlins on the back I can feel every grain of grit in the road from both ends - at first it was almost too much feedback.
 

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Awesome :thumbup I got a similar feel from the rear, tons of information and grip. I'll do the forks later this year when I've got the $, for the moment I'll have to make do with an oil change.
 

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That is the single biggest pet hate of mine on mosickles... People putting stickers on their bike of parts that aren't on it...

Put a bloody RaceTech sticker on it ya fool :2bitchsla

I've got some here if you need one Ben :fact

And don't go giving me any of that "It's an Ohlins spring" crap either.

Consider yourself spanked.
 

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That is the single biggest pet hate of mine on mosickles... People putting stickers on their bike of parts that aren't on it...

Put a bloody RaceTech sticker on it ya fool :2bitchsla

I've got some here if you need one Ben :fact

And don't go giving me any of that "It's an Ohlins spring" crap either.

Consider yourself spanked.
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That is the single biggest pet hate of mine on mosickles... People putting stickers on their bike of parts that aren't on it...

Put a bloody RaceTech sticker on it ya fool :2bitchsla

I've got some here if you need one Ben :fact

And don't go giving me any of that "It's an Ohlins spring" crap either.

Consider yourself spanked.
But it is an Ohlins spring. :confused:


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