Rear shock upgrade?

Discussion in '2012+ CRF250L Farkles' started by JBsurf, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. JBsurf

    JBsurf New Member

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    Anyone try replacing the stock spring with one of these progressives?

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  2. JBsurf

    JBsurf New Member

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    Been kicking around how to handle the handling, many choices... Some are $$$, which I was trying not to follow, if possible. Less expensive, I`d hoped, would be an option. And it is, I found a shop near me that does do suspension work and approached him with my found ideas and his, I chose the HyperPro progressive spring swap on the rear, and added the RaceTech fork spring up frone, no gold valves. Got it back yesterday and rode today, HUGE difference, especially up front. Also did the clutch upgrade and replaced the judder spring, now I have a much snappier better riding bike, for what some pay for a new rear shock! Rear is stiffer and sits abit talker, not much... Very plaesed :))
     
  3. BigBus33

    BigBus33 New Member

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    What was the approximate cost of the upgrade? I'm heavy for this bike but it's been perfect in every other way once I upgraded a few items.
     
  4. JBsurf

    JBsurf New Member

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    Rear shock spring $139.00, front fork spring kit $115.00 fork oil $10
     
  5. Mike310

    Mike310 Member

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    I feel like I'm going to have to pony up for the race tech rear shock, what a pain.
     
  6. Sak CRF-L

    Sak CRF-L New Member

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    I run racetech springs up front & Ohlins Shock ... awesome setup!!
     
  7. Charleyscrfl

    Charleyscrfl New Member

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    Ohlins rear, front set to my weight. Rides very nice.
    The suspension guy stated the stock rear holds very little oil and over heats easily.
    I believe what he said, i pulled the stock shock out it is poo.