Bitch'n Bitumen Chat

Ti shock springs

If you have any questions or tips that are mechanical or setup related, post here.

Moderators: Tongie_, khobun, Jake

Ti shock springs

Postby stanny28 » Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:39 am

Anyone had any experinece with them?

I have a contact who is able to do some Ti springs for a rear shock. I am going to get a quote if there are no conceivable disadvantages.

I would be kinda worried about sag.

Can anyone give me the weight of a stock spring?

thanks.

STan
stanny28
Padawan Learner
 
Posts: 44
Joined: Wed May 02, 2007 8:37 am


Postby Jake » Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:46 pm

What bike, 2005 blade?
What do you want it for road/race/both?
User avatar
Jake
Site Admin
 
Posts: 2544
Joined: Thu Apr 12, 2007 4:11 pm
Location: Melbourne Australia


Postby stanny28 » Thu Oct 16, 2008 7:08 am

Both road and race.
I have a contact that can make springs to order through work. I wouldnt mind getting one to see how it goes and if anyone else is interested perhaps put in a bigger order.
stanny28
Padawan Learner
 
Posts: 44
Joined: Wed May 02, 2007 8:37 am


Postby Jake » Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:57 am

You would have to work out what weight your factory spring is and maybe go slightly heavier, around 9.5kg might be ok. Considering that a good brand of spring is only around $200 anyway maybe that might be a better option?
User avatar
Jake
Site Admin
 
Posts: 2544
Joined: Thu Apr 12, 2007 4:11 pm
Location: Melbourne Australia


Postby lucifer » Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:34 pm

+1 i recon buy a spring from a spring / suspension manufacturer. there are better way's of reducing your bike's weight if that's what you are trying to achieve.
make your own luck :)
User avatar
lucifer
Jedi Grand Master
 
Posts: 291
Joined: Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:20 pm


Return to Mechanical and Setup tips

  • Who is online

    Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron