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Ricor Intiminator fork valves

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by JohnG., Oct 17, 2011.

  1. http://store.ricorshocks.com/



    Recently fitted some to the ol' Caponord...
    Results are fkn amazing especially on gravel/bush tracks =D>
     
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  2. Caponord?
     
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  3. Interesting mate.
    How do they compare price wise to the Gold Valves? And any ideas on if they work as well.
    To make the front end of a Capo feel good they must be good shoite.
    Thinking of changing the front end on the Viffer. But mmm interesting. These and a decent damper setting might be an easier way out than replacing the whole front end.
     
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  4. How do properly sprung dampener rod forks with intiminators compare to properly sprung and properly adjusted USD cartridge forks?
     
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  5. damper rod are not close to the performance of a well setup cartridge fork. you just don't have the tune-ability with the damper rod forks and you are stuck with fixed orifice damping.
     
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  6. I think I'll pay the extra few hundred bucks for the ktm WP forks, triple clamps, wheel and front wheel axle then
     
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  7. Read the Ricor web site,they work differently to Gold valves...
    Yes,they are amazing,it now blasts up bush tracks that were just too hard before.
    I been talking to some V-strom,DR,TDM & BM Dakar owners recently who had good results too.
    You can also fine tune them by fitting different size shims & changing the oil grade & amount.
    Leaving mine std for the moment...=D>
     
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  8. Might cost more than that,these valves take minutes to fit...
    Anyway,if you must here's some light reading for bedtime...;-)

    http://www.allballsracing.com/index.php/forkconvertion
     
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