newbie wants to change mx setup to off-road

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I've really enjoyed reading the posts. Now I need some help. I have a 98 yz400 bought used. FMF set up the suspension for mx (before Pro-Action started doing their work). I don't know what exactly has been done. It performs perfect on the track, but I ride 98.5% woods; (NC woods to be exact) rocks and roots are the norm. The sag is perfect. What needs to be done to soften the action? Also, I really liked the comparisons on the different suspension tuners (Thanx CR LOVER!) If anyone knows who deals what in NC the information would be much appreciated.
 

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You are likely going to require a revalve to provide best performance for your application. MX valving is not usually ideal for wood environment. Give John a call at MX-Tech East ( jcurea@brads.net ), he's in PA, but is a great guy and very helpful. He should be able to point you in the right direction or at least give you some idea of what you are looking at $ wise.
 
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