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For the coolant where in the reservoir it says upper and lower , does this mean that when it's cold its at the lower and hot in the upper and also for the shocks does the number for the tension go from lower to higher meaning ne for less tension and five for greater tension????

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I always fill my coolant reservoir to the upper when it is cold. As long as it is between the marks your in good shape. I can' t answer your question on the shocks. I can tell you the higher the spring tension the harder it is to turn. Looking from the top rotating clockwise increases tension and counter clockwise decreases tension. Be sure to adjust the air pressure in the front forks to match the shock tension. Do this by bouncing on the seat and letting air out of the forks until the front and back of the bike drop together.

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