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I have a '05 YZ250 with a leaky rear shock. I'm wondering what other years of shocks will fit this bike be it a 4 stroke or 2 a 125,250, or 450. I see deals on Ebay that are cheaper than a rebuild and I can keep this for a spare for my '07 that I think may have to stiff of a spring. I looked a part numbers and they are all different, just want to know if anyone has a clue.

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..I'm wondering what other years of shocks will fit this bike be it a 4 stroke or 2 a 125,250, or 450.

...I looked a part numbers and they are all different...

Yeah, the part numbers give the impression that the shocks are all different, when the truth is that many are the same except for subtle internal tuning differences.

BUT, there ARE some big differences out there (overall length, body features, etc.) that could foil a swap.

I bet there are some well-informed folks here that can give a good answer, but the next place to ask would be a suspension specialist.

Good luck!

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I beleive that any shock 02 or newer will fit. I swapped my 06 shock onto my 02 w/o prob. The differnt part#s are for the differnce in valving and spring rates. I have done a lot of work on my buddys 06 yzf 450 and his shock looks exactly the same as my 06 yz 250 shock. I hope this helps.:banana:

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