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Trying to set my sag

Went out today to set the sag on my cr250 and cant seem to get it. Sag is supposed to be approx 100mm. (4in.) Is this right? When I started it was at about 2 inches. So I back off the collars against the spring and have a friend measure for me. We get to the point that there is little to no tension on the spring with the bike on the stand and no compression on the suspension. Now I only have about 2.5 inches of sag. Is this normal? Am I doing something wrong?

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97 cr250 came with a yellow spring stock 5.3. You need to drop down in rate. Run a 5.2. That rate ranges for a rider between 165 to 180

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