Shock Bushing ?

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Shock Bushing ?

Post by RandyHut » Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:57 pm

What are the symptoms of worn shock bushings?

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Re: Shock Bushing ?

Post by bustedwing » Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:07 pm

You usually get extra play in the rear such as when you go over a bump and in drastic cases you can hear a rattle whenever you hit a bump.If you put the bike on the center stand you can see the bottom bushing but the top bushing is visable if you take the seat off.Good luck, ride safe.
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Re: Shock Bushing ?

Post by TennX » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:07 pm

Hey Randy...I read on here you can use the same bushings we use on the VTX....but looking at the parts fiche its hard to tell.

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