98 Rear shock rebuild


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fargofour
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1998 GL1500 SE

98 Rear shock rebuild

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Hi,

I have the shock off and got the old seal out. I used a drift punch and pushed the old seal in a bit and then was able to get the circlip out. The pumped oil in and blew it out.

But what i didn't do was notice the order of the parts. With the shock in my vise upside down, is it seal, backup ring and circlip? And which way does the seal go in?

Thanks,

Bud.


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Elmobile
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Location: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
Motorcycle: 1990 GL1500SE

Re: 98 Rear shock rebuild

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I think you're talking about the air shock absorber...
If so look at the attached link.
https://www.babbittsonline.com/oemparts ... k-absorber

Hope this help,
Cheers.
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