Ducati Sporting Club

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 22-Apr-2013, 11:23 PM
phill obbc's Avatar
phill obbc phill obbc is offline
Registered Forum User
Montjuic
Bikes: cbx1000 and ducati 748 749
 
Posts: 53
Join Date: Jul 2006
ohlins rear shock settings

hi all i have a 748sps with the ohlins rear shock and want the standard settings for it if anyone can help i would be very greatful.
cheers chaps
Regads Phill
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 22-Apr-2013, 11:36 PM
antonye's Avatar
DSC Member antonye antonye is offline
Administrator
Webteam
MotoGP God
Bikes: 748S, HM1100S, DD-A
 
Posts: 12,685
Join Date: Feb 2002
Mood: Passion Killer
The manual for the 748R, which has an Ohlins, says:

Shock absorber adjusters (fig. 18)
The shock absorber has outer adjusters that enable you
to adjust your motorcycle to the load.
The adjuster (1) located on the left side, on the
connection holding the shock absorber to the swingarm,
controls rebound damping.
The adjuster (2) on the shock absorber expansion
reservoir controls compression damping.
Turn the adjusters (1 and 2) clockwise to increase
damping, anticlockwise to reduce it.
STANDARD setting:
turn the adjusters (1 and 2) all the way in (clockwise) then
slacken them 14 clicks.
Two ring nuts (3), located on the top section of the shock
absorber are used to adjust the outer spring preload.
To change spring preload, slacken the upper ring nut.
Then tighten or slacken the lower ring nut to increase
or decrease spring preload as required.


I'd rather die peacefully in my sleep like my Grandfather,
than screaming in terror like his passengers.- Jim Harkins

Ducati 748S | Ducati Hypermotard 1100S | 600-620SS DesmoDue Racebike #111 <-- Sold!! | Avanti Race Parts
Reply With Quote
Reply
  
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Postbit Selector
Switch to Vertical postbit Use Vertical Postbit

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Recent Posts - Contact Us - DSC Home - Archive - Top
Powered by vBulletin 3.5.4 - Copyright © 2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. - © Ducati Sporting Club - All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:37 PM.