Bike/Gear Reviews

MT-07 Preload Adjusters

Tarmac Japan

Tarmac Japan

BE CAREFUL – eBay, Amazon etc.

Wow, just look at these beauties! They cost peanuts, look great, will help my soft as shit front forks to feel a bit stiffer, and ultimately settle my bikes sag to suit a 190cm/87KG rider.

“Perfect. What could go wrong?”

Well, before you stick your bike up on your trusty front paddock stand, let’s have a closer look at the product in hand. You need to be sure that the washer is flat, not tapered like the ones I mistakenly* bought.
* Actually the seller specified that it was a product suitable for an MT-07, so not strictly my mistake 😉

If you’re buying them from eBay, you should have no problems.

I, however live in Japan, so bought them from the Japanese Yahoo Auction website. The washer on the bottom was not flat, and was maybe intended for the MT-03 as they list that bike on their advert too. I was still able to use them, but had to spend over an hour with some a belt sander, some sand paper and a drill to get them to fit properly. If I had a lathe it could have been done in minutes, but unfortunately I don’t, so it took quite a while.

However, the actual products quality was fine, they work perfectly, and don’t leak (although I did re-use the factory Yamaha o-ring/gasket.

Make sure that when you order, the washer on the bottom is flat, and not tapered like the ones in the picture I took here.

After machining the tapered part, they fitted perfectly and sit flush with the suspenion spacer tube. Possibly a better fit than the flat washer types out there.

FYI, here’s a link to the ones I bought…

https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/344110052

These one’s on eBay should fit perfectly fine!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-Billet-Front-Fork-Preload-Adjusters-Fit-Yamaha-MT-07-FZ-07-14-18-15-16/173794636305?hash=item2876f7b211:g:uXcAAOSw9GdcZgdf

The Finished product fitted. Looks good, and has helped the front end feeling a little. I’m currently doing a write up on how to adjust both front and rear sag. Coming in a few days. Stay tuned!

Preload Adjuster

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