GL1100 Rear shock spring replacement


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Wilcoy02
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GL1100 Rear shock spring replacement

Postby Wilcoy02 » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:52 pm



I put the entire procedure of replacing the rear shock springs and seals.

I do not know how to make it into one video.

Here are the links to u tube for the entire procedure.

Here are the links to my u tube:






























































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Aussie81Interstate
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Re: GL1100 Rear shock spring replacement

Postby Aussie81Interstate » Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:24 pm

I'm going to respond - because I want to watch the videos at home - not able to at work.

that's if my internet at home ever works again..

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Re: GL1100 Rear shock spring replacement

Postby Dogsled » Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:42 pm

Great job and effort getting this tech info to us
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Wilcoy02
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1983 GL1100I frame with an 80 engine. poor boy installed with C-5 ignition--DIED in Grande Prairie Alberta Canada 8/15


98 valkyrie sold 8/16

Re: GL1100 Rear shock spring replacement

Postby Wilcoy02 » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:41 pm

I still have the top flange that has been drilled out. If any one want to use it you are welcome to if.

You pay the shipping both ways.

Pm me if needed.

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Penske
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Re: GL1100 Rear shock spring replacement

Postby Penske » Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:00 pm

Just wanted to say thank you for posting these videos I have been pulling out what little hair I have left trying to figure this out do you know where I can get a new dust boot also?


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