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Looking for suggestions for a rear shock spring rate on my 2016 Yamaha YZ250FX that I just picked up. Bike will be used in rocks, roots, single track. I am 6'2" 225 and an expert rider. 

    I have a 2016 250 smoker with a big tank and some metal guards. I run .46 and 5.8 on that bike with great results and sag numbers are good. 

This FX is a heavier bike. So im thinking .48's (which I have 2 sets of) and a 6.0 in the rear. My tuner who did my smoker says 5.8 on FX as well. FC says 6.1, Race tech says 6.3, and MX Tech was like .52 and 6.0. What do you guys think?

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I'm about your size and I run a 6.3 and 0.48s but the 0.48s are too soft.

You'll probably need to revalve the shock to get it compliant.  I have a shim stack that works well for me if you want it.

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