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I have the rear end on my 2001 929 stripped down, giving it a once-over and a good clean-up, and re-lube as necessary.
Dropped the Shock Plates, and I think they were fitted incorrectly.
This is how they were arranged . . .


I've done some searching, and it seems they can be rotated/flipped to alter the Ride Height?
That's possibly what's been done here, as it currently has a fairly 'tall' Tyre on the rear.
I'm also thinking this is why the rear is overly 'stiff', even with the Shock Pre-Load on the lowest setting.

Anyone know the specs of the standard Spring?
Mine is White.
166mm free-length
12.58mm dia Wire
7 Coils
55mm I/D

Thanks.
 

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About the shock plates, when mounted, the text should be along the top edge with the arrow pointing forward. So it does look like they were mounted incorrectly. Picture from my 954.
1: swingarm
2: shock
3: dogbone linkage to frame

I don't know the specs of the spring.
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Thanks for that Kame.

I've read that they can be fitted in alternate positions, to change the Ride-Height.

I'll refit them the 'correct' way round, see if that alters the 'stiffness' felt at the rear.
 
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