Who makes the '99 YZ 250 suspension ?

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Anybody can tell me who makes the fork and shock for the
'99 Yamaha YZ 250 ? My owner's service manual doesn't say
(and it doesn't even show how to change the oil on the
rear shock. What's up with that ?)

thanks,

miko.
 
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It has KYB suspension front and rear. I guess yamaha doesn't want anybody trying to service their shock.
 

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Tutorial on servicing a pressurized vessle is probably a liability issue that the MFG's would rather not deal with as well.
 

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Originally posted by Jaybird
Tutorial on servicing a pressurized vessle is probably a liability issue that the MFG's would rather not deal with as well.
suzuki include a shock service part in their manual, yamaha just tell you to throw it away (the shoock that is)
 
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Originally posted by bclapham


suzuki include a shock service part in their manual, yamaha just tell you to throw it away (the shoock that is)
I have a manual for a '92 CR and they too explain how to service the shock.
Must be a Yamaha thing. Since the shock is $600 a pop I can see why they'd want you to think it isn't serviceable :-)
Actually, my manual is called the "Owner's Service Manual" which makes me think that maybe there is a "Shop service manual" with more details...".
Anyway, thanks for the info (and the link to MX-tech).

miko.