rear shocks

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rear shocks

Post by dvk » Fri May 07, 2010 8:32 pm

    hello i just had new rubber installed on the rear of my 86 aspencade and i can not get the right shock compressed to get it back in the mounting postion any ideas would greatly help thanks

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    Re: rear shocks

    Post by WingAdmin » Fri May 07, 2010 11:30 pm

    Instead of compressing the shock, put the bike on the center stand, and let the swingarm fall downwards, so that the shock can be bolted into place.

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