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At the Track Some Katana's see track duty. Some owners have multiple bikes. This is the place to chat about track days.

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Old 03-03-2018, 10:14 AM   #1
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Default 93 Kat headed to track day in So.Cal

Gonna bring my 93 Kat to track day. Entry level C Group. Stock bike w/Super Corsa tires. Factory Pro jet kit, other than that...It's stock. Any advice with suspension set up? Maybe heavier fork oil etc? Any tweeks to rear shock set up, Also, No problem with a 140/70/17 rear tire...correct? Not Racing...Just taggin' along with my buds on their superbikes.
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Race tech front suspension, post 750 shock. Up that rear tire size. 150/60/17. Will make it handle much better around the track.
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Race tech front suspension, post 750 shock. Up that rear tire size. 150/60/17. Will make it handle much better around the track.
Post 98 shock a bolt on? what mods? Rear tire size got it. thanks
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The post will bolt in easily.
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The post will bolt in easily.
Thanks for response...
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Race tech front suspension, post 750 shock. Up that rear tire size. 150/60/17. Will make it handle much better around the track.
After further research here...I see lots of threads about R6 rear shock conversion. I'm not sure i want to drop the bike any lower!

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Does the (Post Kat) rear shock swap require lowering the forks?
My intentions on my 93 750 is to update to stiffer Race tech Springs and a bit more adjustability in the rear.
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Nope, post Kat i's a direct swap. Nothing needs to happen with the forks for that. Doing this swap gives you exactly what you're looking for. More adjustable, and more (correct for your weight) stiffness.
But you should still consider new springs up front.
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Nope, post Kat i's a direct swap. Nothing needs to happen with the forks for that. Doing this swap gives you exactly what you're looking for. More adjustable, and more (correct for your weight) stiffness.
But you should still consider new springs up front.
Great, Thanks for confirmation!

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