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I have not been happy with stock suspension on multible bikes. I am getting an 07 450 next month and was wondering if I should change the front and rear springs. I am about 235 lbs with gear on.

Could I get away with setting the sag or am I too heavy for stock springs?

Thanks

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get stiffer springs. the stockers are for like 170/180 pound guys

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My recommendation would be 5.9Kg rear spring and .51Kg fork springs if you are a 'C' or 'B' rider. Maybe go 10cc's less in the fork oil as well, unless you jump big and have bottoming problems.

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try searching this forum for "suspension heavy" "fork springs", etc. and you will find more info than you want!

I am 210-215 and went with .59 springs and 5.7 shock with 380cc.

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Thanks for the info guys. I remember riding was more fun when I was lighter. Maybe I will enjoy it more with stiffer springs.

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