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Turn ratio for shock rings when setting SAG

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I am adjusting the SAG on my 2003 YZ250. The shock and spring are 100% stock.

Race SAG = 108mm

Static SAG = 32mm

I know I need to move the rings down to get the race SAG below 100 but does anyone know roughly how many turns, or how many notches, it take to rotate roughly 10mm?

I assume there has to be a ratio available for a Japanese bike like this that every turn equals about ??MM in race SAG. This may not be the case but I thought I would ask to make it easy on me so I don't need to adjust and measure several times. Rather be riding.

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one turn on the shock should be 1.5mm more preload to the spring.

at an approx. ratio of 2.5 that would be little less than 4mm of sag

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I would not got to 100 , try 103

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Everything I read says to get it between 90-100.

Is the 103mm your personal preference? Is that softer or more stable?

Kawahama, are you saying 2.5 turns of the rings will equal 4mm of SAG?

I am looking to understand how many mm each turn of the rings will add or subtract.

Thanks

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Kawahama, are you saying 2.5 turns of the rings will equal 4mm of SAG?

no. 1 turn equals about 4mm of SAG

2.5 is the shock/rear wheal ratio at the first third of the travel

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most modern bikes like 103mm sag as they have a little more travel than they used to , otherwise they oversteer and knife

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I know this is most likely a terrible question but is the 4mm from 107 to 103 make a significant difference?

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I know this is most likely a terrible question but is the 4mm from 107 to 103 make a significant difference?

Thats up to you. Most riders have a "feel" for what they like. Start with the basic setting and then adjust in small steps to make you happy. Also, not sure about the Yam manual but my Honda manual gives the info you ask about.

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I still have the manual so I will check it when I get home. I am going to take the bike out Saturday and just spend the first few hours messing with the suspension. I though SAG was more for factory spec than preference and then dampening and rebound adjustments were preference but it makes sense that it all is.

Everything I read just keeps saying set your SAG and foremost.

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