Spring Preload Adjustment ZX900B3 other than US CN

• Remove the rear shock absorber from the frame (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal).

• Loosen the locknut and turn out the adjusting nut to free the spring. Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001 -1100 (2)

• Measure the spring free length.

Spring Free Length

Standard:. 226 mm

•To adjust the spring preload, turn in the adjusting nut [A] to the desired position and tighten the locknut [B]. [C] Spring Length

Spring Preload Setting

Standard: Spring length 212 mm

Usable Range: Spring length 212 to 206 mm (weaker to stronger)

OThe standard adjusting nut setting for an average-build rider of 68 kg (150 lb) with no passenger and no accessories is 212 mm spring length.

*lf the spring action feels too soft or stiff, adjust it. Spring Adjustment

Adjuster

Damping

Position

Force

Setting

Load

Road

Speed

212 mm

Weak

Soft

Light

Good

Low

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t

t

t

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1

i

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206 mm

Strong

Hard

Heavy

Bad

High

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