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Hi all. I just bought a new bike. A Suzuki RMX450z. I am 6'3 , 260lbs and do strictly enduro/trailriding. I would like to set up the suspension as good as I can within my budget. I talked to a suspension shop in town and they said i needed a new rear spring (6.2kg) and new fork springs (.52kg), and because of the news springs i will need to revalve. The total price was a bit out of my price range ($900+tax). Would it be possible to just change the springs without revalving and still get decent results? Thanks in advance for your help!

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... Would it be possible to just change the springs without revalving and still get decent results?

springs is a must, but valving also depends on the tracks, your skills and your riding style.

I would give it a try...

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trouble is the STD rebound stacks are going to struggle to cope with those springs , shop around for a better price that seems high

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trouble is the STD rebound stacks are going to struggle to cope with those springs , shop around for a better price that seems high

wouldn't a heavier oil (at least in the forks) compensate this :thumbsup:

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yes a 7.5 wt in the inner chamber would be a good addition if you wanted just new springs

so the cheap option would be 7.5 wt and stiff fork springs

in the shock you could try just the spring but I feel nosy shocks don't have enough rebound so it maybe marginal with the stiff spring

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