Rear shock mount lower bushings


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Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby baumedagn » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:52 pm



I have a 1900 GL1500SE with 38,000 miles, while replacing the rear tire I found the lower shock mount bushings have dry rotted and fallen apart. Honda doesn't offer replacement bushings, just new shocks for around $400. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks.



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Re: Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby virgilmobile » Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:06 pm

In a pinch,I've measured the ID and OD,went to Home Depot,Autozone.Napa,etc till I found a piece of rubber hose.Trimmed as necessary till it just fit then back on the road.

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Re: Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby vtxcandyred » Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:50 pm

I replaced the bushings on my VTX with ones from Grainger. I'll see if I can find the numbers. My bad. It was McMaster-Carr. The nimber is 6389K344. I'm not sure the diameter is the same but you should be able to find them either on line or by calling them.

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Re: Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby baumedagn » Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:18 pm

Thanks for the advice folks. Found bushings from a Valkyrie Interstate fit perfectly. And they're only $2.50 each! Honda p/n 52489-HNO-671 if anyone else needs it.

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Re: Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby TennX » Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:33 pm

baumedagn wrote:Thanks for the advice folks. Found bushings from a Valkyrie Interstate fit perfectly. And they're only $2.50 each! Honda p/n 52489-HNO-671 if anyone else needs it.


While doing some looking for bushing post, came across this one, so just an FYI this is the same part number for 1800 VTX bushings....so I already have some...yay me.....
Phil.......

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Re: Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby xamper » Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:13 pm

baumedagn wrote:Thanks for the advice folks. Found bushings from a Valkyrie Interstate fit perfectly. And they're only $2.50 each! Honda p/n 52489-HNO-671 if anyone else needs it.


is this for left shock or right shock? i need a left lower bushing.

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Re: Rear shock mount lower bushings

Postby baumedagn » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:39 am

The bushings will fit either side




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