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cr250 w/ 07crf450 shock help

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so i got my bike all back together every bearing in the suspesion is new as well as a frshly serviced factory connection rear shock off of an 07 crf450.. it has a 5.4k spring on it .. valved for 180lbs mx a rider

the bike feels great over whoops and jumps but seems to be hard to turn now especaly in the tight stuff ..

i suspect i have to play with the forks now as well but whats a good startig point to make it easier to turn ? .. the bike dosen't want to stay planted around tight corners ?

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try the sag first then raise them slightly if that doesn't completely satisfy you.

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ok so tried 104 today .. found out my rebound was way to slow... clicked it out and all better feels like it should

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so i got my bike all back together every bearing in the suspesion is new as well as a frshly serviced factory connection rear shock off of an 07 crf450.. it has a 5.4k spring on it .. valved for 180lbs mx a rider

the bike feels great over whoops and jumps but seems to be hard to turn now especaly in the tight stuff ..

i suspect i have to play with the forks now as well but whats a good startig point to make it easier to turn ? .. the bike dosen't want to stay planted around tight corners ?

what year is the cr250? the shocks changed in 05 on the 450 models. they were longer body/shaft than the prior years. the cr 250's may have had the same change. this happened to someone who bought a bike with a different year shock. the 05's body should have a kr designation on them. the 04 and earlier should have an meb/men on them i believe. also, 5.4 on a cr250 is a little heavy. you should be around 5.1

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my bike is a 2001cr250 .. i a lothave a 5.1 in my tool box .. but i wanted to try the set up how it came .. the bike handles alot better than it did with the old shock on it ... i compared the length before i put it o my bike and they were dead even

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I also have an 07 450 shock on an 03 cr250. Pn stamp on the shock bodies match kz3a0 sa-1. But the model designation stickers differ.

Kz3-L31 for the 03 250

Ksk-671 for the 07 450.

Fact connection did my valving, but everything matches clevis, & shock bodies. I'm using a 4.8 spring for 150 lbs no gear vet mx. May switch back to 4.9

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