Pop it up on a jack to let the shocks extend and twist the black knobs atop the shock for the front pre-load adjustment. Tight=stiff and loose=your mom, i mean soft. JK.... On the rear you have the pre-load and rebound damping.On the top of the rear it has 2 nuts(top is a lock nut) and loosen for softeness tighten for firmness of the pre-load. The bottom of the shock is for the rebound damping. I belive it has 20 clicks. Factory setting is 10 clicks from closed. Check the manual. YOu may want to close it all the way and go from there. The Compression damping is the clicker located behind the seat. It has 8 settings. If you do not know the difference between Compression damping, rebound damping and pre-load just ask. These adjustments are more important than any modification as far as dialing in your new machine. Takes time and patience.
I am at work cleaning on the Ol Troy Lee and I figured I would mess with the shock set-up. I did not bring the book so I am shooting in the dark. I know that the suspension is firm. I did loosen the front up to where I have about 2 1/2" of thread. It seems pretty good. The back on the other hand is a tad firm. I have the resevoir set on 3. I want to mess with the other adjustments, but have no clue. I weigh about 185lbs and do alot of circle track and jumping. Thanks!!!!
I weigh 220 and jump and ride like a madman so i can't help you much there. I had to set mine stiffer than factory and you don't see many doing that. Everyone is softening up the front and rear so you'll just have to test it and see. Remember on the rear there are the 2 nuts on top of the shock which loosen or tighten the pre-load. The bottom has the adjustment clicker for rebound(how fast your shocks return to stable postion). If your clicker behind the seat is set at 3 then that is for your compression.(how firm the shock is like when you hit the takeoff) Hope i have been helpful but suspension can be difficult to explain over the computer.
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