FITMENT GUIDE

Gazi Adjustment Guide

Setting the Spring Preload (Sag)

  • Place motorcycle on a level surface.
  • Check swing arm and wheel bearings/bushes to ensure there is no wear.
  • Lift rear of motorcycle until suspension is completely extended.
  • Take a measurement from the axle to a point directly above on the rear subframe(A)
  • Let the motorcycle down to apply it’s own weight on the suspension, measure again (B)
  • Have the rider, including all riding gear, sit on the motorcycle in the usual riding position.Take another measurement (C)
  • With outrider the difference should be(A -B) 6 –12 mm.
  • With rider the difference should be (A-C) 35 –50 mm.
  • To adjust the sag, winding the spring collar down will reduce the amount of sag and winding the spring collar up will increase the amount of sag

Adjusting the Rebound

  • Depending of the model you have, there may be adjustments for rebound and compression.
  • Rebound adjustment affects the handling of the motorcycle the most.
  • To start with, wind the adjustment knob below the spring, all the way in (clockwise) and then wind back 10 clicks.
  • Depending on the type of motorcycle and your riding style adjust as follows
    – If the motorcycle feels loose or bouncy,wind in (clock wise) 4 clicks and test ride.
    – If this feels too harsh wind back 2 clicks and check again.
    – If it still feels loose wind in 2 more clicks
  • Test ride and adjust either way to suit

Adjusting the Compression

  • If your shock has compression adjustment (knob on reservoir), adjust as follows.
  • Wind in clockwise until it stops and then windout5 clicks. This is the base setting.
  • If he motorcycle feels soft or bottoms out easily, increase the compression adjustment by winding in 2 clicks.
  • If it feels hard over bumps, or the rear wheel tends to hop under braking then wind the adjustment out 2 clicks.
  • Test ride and adjust either way to suit.

Setting the Ride Height

  • Your shock absorber will have an adjustable eye/clevis at the bottom.
  • First undo the locking nut and then it can be wound in or out.
  • Make sure that there is a minimum of 12mm of thread screwed in at all times.
  • Adjusting the length of a shock can alter the handling characteristics of a motorcycle.
  • By making a shock longer this can reduce the steering angle resulting in quicker steering and making the motorcycle more sensitive (faster) to turning and less stable.
  • Shortening the length can increase the steering angle which tends to slow the steering but increases stability.
  • Ensure locking nut is tight before riding

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