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HI,EVERY BODY!



I AM NOW RUNNING A DHX 5.0 ON MY DEMO 9,THE ORG SPRING RATE THAT BIND WITH THE SHOCK IS 350 X 3.25,I WONDER IF I CAN RUN A 300 X 3.24RATE SPRING WITH MY SHOCK,CUZ ITS LOOK LIKE A BIT SHOTER THAN THE ORG SPRING:confused: :confused: .ANY SUGGESTIONS?





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300 spring would be a few mm shorter than the 350. The 3.25 bit is the important measurement - it's how much the spring contracts

Should be fine.
 

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example: Say you have a FOX shock that is 8.75 x 2.75 and you need a 450lb spring. You can use a FOX 450lb x 3.25 spring on your shock so long as the spring will fit inside the shock body. Using a different brand spring than the shock manufacturer, you will additionally have to make sure that the inner diameter and outer diameter are correct. It is important to remember that you can use a longer rated stroke spring, but not shorter. In this example, it would NOT be ok to use a 450lb x 2.5 spring. The spring stroke must be at least the same as the shocks stroke length otherwise damage can occur.

FOUND IN "SICK LINE" http://www.sicklines.com/tech/shock_details/ ,SO ,DO I BUY THE SAME 3.25 TO CHANGE THE 3.24 ONE?
 

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xuzuohang said:
example: Say you have a FOX shock that is 8.75 x 2.75 and you need a 450lb spring. You can use a FOX 450lb x 3.25 spring on your shock so long as the spring will fit inside the shock body. Using a different brand spring than the shock manufacturer, you will additionally have to make sure that the inner diameter and outer diameter are correct. It is important to remember that you can use a longer rated stroke spring, but not shorter. In this example, it would NOT be ok to use a 450lb x 2.5 spring. The spring stroke must be at least the same as the shocks stroke length otherwise damage can occur.

FOUND IN "SICK LINE" http://www.sicklines.com/tech/shock_details/ ,SO ,DO I BUY THE SAME 3.25 TO CHANGE THE 3.24 ONE?
Measure the stroke on the shock. You'd be fine using a spring that fits your shock and is rated for at least the stroke of the shock.
 
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