Originally Posted by GregS
The Yamaha FJ group I subscribed to, when I had one of those beasts, turned me onto the mod which leaves the rebound adjustment intact. Basically you can remove the stamped steel "cap" on the rebound adjuster and leave the actual adjuster in place.
That would eliminate needing to braze those holes closed which are exposed by removing the rebound mechanism.
One thing I wasn't sure of is how much to adjust the emulators since the rebound system would cause a restriction of the fork oil. I suppose one could some R&D to it.