2009 Fork service - K Tech SSK 20, linear springs & Comp adjusters

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  1. slasherr

    slasherr Active Member

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    Hi All,

    After 33k miles one fork oil seal has let go so a good service is needed, I investigated a few options and as I've always been curious about aftermarket suspension I thought I'd give the K-Tech SSK20 Piston kit a go.

    I contacted Brooks Suspension and after a chat with a polite and apparently knowledgeable chap, I opted to replace pistons, springs and compression adjusters. Apparently K-Tech insist on the installation service, as my forks are due to have a thorough overhall I'm content to have Brooks take care of the service.

    Can't wait to get them back, installed and tested.

    After years of similar abuse on the rear that's starting to feel a bit slack & saggy too, I'm going to consider options to ensure the rear end is balanced. Any experienced suggestions welcome.

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  2. mgoode180566

    mgoode180566 Active Member

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    when do you hope to get them returned? i will be interested to hear your thoughts on the results
     
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  3. Slick

    Slick Well-Known Member

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    I had my forks done a while ago with the same kit, best money I've ever spent on the bike.
    Mine came with a complimentary setup, difference was literally night and day.
    Previously it was skipping over the smallest of bumps now its just planted.
    Done probs over 60k on them an still impressed!

    Haven't ventured much on the rears, just change them with brand new OEMs when they need servicing
     
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  4. Leroy preston

    Leroy preston New Member

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    Hey guys, I had my forks done by brooks a while back and I can’t rate them enough.
    I had
    K-tech springs
    K-tech ssrk piston kit
    K-tech compression adjusters
    Re chromed
    And fork lowers powder coated
    While I had the fork lowers powder coated I asked if they would be willing to do my clutch and starter case (2008 blade gold cases) powder coated to match the fork lowers. And they did. They were very helpful.
    I can’t comment on performance as I haven’t used them yet. Bike is still of the road receiving more love and upgrades.
     
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  5. Leroy preston

    Leroy preston New Member

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    This is the picture they sent me of them finished
     

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  6. slasherr

    slasherr Active Member

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    They did advise there would be a 2 week tur narround, I asked them to ship after christmas to avoid any delivery issues.
     
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  7. slasherr

    slasherr Active Member

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    They look great !
     
  8. Leroy preston

    Leroy preston New Member

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    Thanks mate. I’m very happy with how they look. Especially the fork lowers.
     
  9. Leroy preston

    Leroy preston New Member

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    Closer look with the new lines mudguard and callipers fitted
     

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  10. nigelrb

    nigelrb Well-Known Member

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    What make brake lines are they? (Definitely not HEL) They're thicker than my damn garden hose!!:)
     
  11. Leroy preston

    Leroy preston New Member

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    Lol yeah they are buddy
     

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