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Anti Dive Settings
On that one I have no idea. I haven't looked that closely at mine. It's possible they changed from year to year. It's also likely that they would be different left to right since the caliper will be "mirror images" so to speak.
Turtle
86 Interstate, ex  police bike
85 LTD, parting out

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#31 08-12-2008, 08:27 AM,
I took a look at mine, and it appears to be like everyone else. Each side is identical. I would expect them to be mirror images of one another, but they are both the same. I have never really tried changing the settings, I keep mine at 4 because I would prefer to get no dive at all.

I'm still wondering if the tests while draining fluid were done while moving the lever on the TRAC unit.
Turtle
86 Interstate, ex  police bike
85 LTD, parting out

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#32 08-12-2008, 12:25 PM,
As for my test I did not flex the caliper. bike was suspended on ceterstand while the work was being done. wouldn't the flow rates be the same though? Even though the caliper isn't being moved the metering in the system wouldn't change.
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#33 08-30-2008, 07:43 AM,
I have found that tire pressure seems to have a greater effect on the comfort level as long as your within the manufactures specs for pressure and depending on the weight level of the load thats carried.
Tire pressure discussion has been beaten to death on this and every other forum. Running at maximum ALL the time makes for a very harsh ride.
I am 190lbs and running without too much weight on the bike I keep my front at 36 and the rear at 38, even going down to 34/36 on occasion. I don't notice much difference between the two.
It depends on the weight load.
Dunlop recommends MAXIMUM rear at 40. Look at your tire and you can see what it's weight recommendation is.

I use progressive springs in the front and progressive rear shocks and dont use very much added air.
I use 15 weight oil in the forks, possibly going to a lighter oil or staying with the recommended ATF might make it less harsh.

I have my anti dive set at 2 and I think its been there since I rolled it out of the shop floor in 85.


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#34 03-22-2009, 06:27 AM,
I have been reading through this posting and find myself a bit confused... From what I have learned and seen from doing a fork rebuild, the trac system does nothing to the suspension until brakes are applied... It requires the calipar to push against it (trac actuator) to influence the fork valving... If you are finding a change in ride (with out the brakes applied) then I would think there is a problem with either the calipar dragging or the trac valving... Lifting the front wheel off the ground and turning it by hand should identify a calipar dragging or not... If it's the trac valving that's the issue, then a complete disassembly and cleaning would be in order...
I have found no change in the ride of the bike with any settings of the trac system... Only under breaking is there any change (higher the # the less dive upon breaking)...
Ed Zogg
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#35 03-22-2009, 06:43 AM,
As I promised Mike here's the resurrection.

I looked at my Trac index rings and they are both identical, that is on one side 3 is facing front and on the other side 1 is facing front.

I then went to my parts list and I see that all internal components are the same for both sides only the housings differ, this is a 84/85 parts list 86/87 maybe different.

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#36 11-02-2009, 08:01 PM,


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