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Do they make stiffer fork and shock springs for XR's? I see they do for 100's, are the fork and shock springs interchangable between the two models? I was looking to fit the suspension for myself at 180 lbs. I want to go with the 80 because my boys will grow into it faster than a 100.

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My son rides a 2001 XR80. I had the same problem, stock suspension was too soft. I dumped some money into it, I purchased the Works Performance Steel Gasser shock and dropped a socket in each of the front fork stansion tubes for pre-load and the bike is perfect for him and me and I weigh 180.

Shock was $300, sockets where $1.50. I used 1/2" for one side and 7/16 for the other, not sure why 1/2 did not fit both, but the change was definetly noticible. I also changed the grade of oil in the fork.

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I think the aftermarket springs for an xr100 fit the shock.

I'm going to buy some xr100 fork springs and cut them to fit the 80.

They should then be stiffer. I think if you cut the aftermarket xr100 springs they would be too stiff.

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