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Old 02-04-2013, 07:18 PM
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I am running #300 springs in the rear with a weight of 1680. They work great. The rear springs are shorter, 10" as compared to the 12" spring in the front (in the prior thread I stated 14" but that was wrong. 14" is the total length of the shock and spring). Just didn't have the room in the back for a longer shock (the back shocks sit 12" total) The longer the spring the less spring weight that is needed because more coils get involved. If I were using a 10" in the front I would move up to #185-200. You may have a stiffer spring than is needed at #225. I can't tell you how this rides yet......till I see some pavement Haha! (Upstate NY). Later, I'll put an update in my Journal on how the ride and handling goes. In the mean time....

Here is an online spring rate calculator you can play with. This should help. Spring Rate Calculator Ridetech News and Information
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