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Author Topic: R860 in the making  (Read 3544 times)

Offline Tony Smith

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Re: R860 in the making
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2018, 06:33:37 PM »
After a near 400km ride last weekend I now pronounce the K100 front end onto R65 sub-project to be complete.

I am going to have a further fiddle with both fluid weight and the compression damping on the cartridge emulators - the rebound damping is just about right and is more easily dealt with by a slightly different fluid mix (will be 85/15 10/5W Castrol fluid). At some stage I need to fit new springs and dicking with the compression damping can wait till then I reckon.

the immediate project is to get rid of the god-awful Shinko tyres and then fit the 860 kit.
1978 R100RS| 1981 R100RS (JPS) | 1984 R65 | 1992 KLE500 | 2002 R1150GSA |