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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-23-2011, 04:23 AM Thread Starter
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Help! Front end wobble!

I hardtailed the bike wich dropped it 3 or 4" had no problems at first but now my front end wobbles when turning at low speeds ie u turns or parking. Please help!
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Did you lower the front end too ?

Are the front forks OK? ( not leaking and extending/compressing)

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Sounds to me like your Trail is way off, lowering your rear that much will throw off your trail a bit, so as KM is suggesting, lower your front end too.

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no. i havnt lowered the front end... any suggestions on raking?

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also i cant seem to get the clutch cable on. seems like its too long for some reason. its really frustrating

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forks not leaking and operating normally

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giveing the bike more rake will make your trail even worse... givng the bike less rake will help get rid of the wobble at the expence of high speed cornering.. your best bet is to drop the forks at least 2" to bring eveery thing back "CLOSE" to stock geometry.
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Yes. Would not hurt to check the steering head bearings.

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Thanks guys! I'll look into it

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