rear shock

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rear shock

Post by SgLuBiE »

Morning everybody! I tried to order a set of service dvd's but they are backordered. Does anyone have a link to how you install a rear shock spring? Not really worried about the spring, just what I have to do to get the shock out and the procedure to bleed it. Also, is it worth the extra $ to get the braided stainless line with the spring? Thanks!

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Post by keithg64 »

Removing the tank is the best way. Once removed you can easily see it and get to it. Yes the stainless steel line is a great investment while you have it apart.
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Post by Viking »

Traxxion Dynamics has an instruction sheet on their web site showing how to rebuild the rear shock and reservoir, using their braided hose, and another showing rear spring replacement. They can be found on this page, one about half way down and the other nearer the bottom.
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Post by Asphaltmaniac »

There is a u-tube video from traxxion showing the spring removal and bleed procedure. I used it too do mine and had no problems. Its excellent!

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