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preload nut position picture

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I took a picture of my rear shock and the preload adjuster nut and bolt/thread showing. Does anyone recognize if this is the standard position or can i turn up the nut more? (btw xt600e-2001)



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It's been a couple of years but i'm sure my XT600E had the preload on the top with a c-spanner ring !

With preload, you can tighten it as far as the threads will allow but if you're doing it that tight, your sag settings will probably be way out.

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