rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200


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LWH
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rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by LWH » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:02 am



rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200



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Re: rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by DaveO430 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:56 pm

Which bolt? ........................

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Re: rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by LWH » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:08 pm

both upper and lower

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Re: rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by DaveO430 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:04 am

They are all 10x1.25mm thread size but they are all different. The upper are studs welded to the frame, the lower left & right are special bolts. https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... k-absorber

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Re: rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by SilverDave » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:23 am

and the left lower bolt( part #18) is nicely tapered to easily slide in ...

The right lower ( part 19) is a shoulder bolt with a sharp corner, and ( %$#^%$ ) is VERY difficult to insert ..
I eventually rounded the corners slightly (about 1/8 chamfer ) and still had to use a small scissor jack with finger turning to raise and lower the rear arm just a smidgen so bolt could slide in .
Its a PITA !

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Re: rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by LWH » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:42 pm

thanks for the info sorry to say I have to replace the rear shocks on my interstate and on a very strict budget I needed the info to make sure I was getting the correct shocks

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Re: rear shock mount bolt size 85 GW1200

Post by DaveO430 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:50 pm

LWH wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:42 pm
thanks for the info sorry to say I have to replace the rear shocks on my interstate and on a very strict budget I needed the info to make sure I was getting the correct shocks
That would have been helpful to know. The upper mounts are 15mm I think, as well as the lower right, the lower left is 10mm.



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