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Old 06-08-2012, 02:55 AM
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Rear shock leaking

Hi, a couple of days ago i friend noticed that my rear shock is leaking.
It had oil on the shock stem

What can i do?Is there a way to fix it or i have to be looking for a new one?
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Old 06-08-2012, 05:22 AM
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Not worth your time or money to have that OEM shock rebuilt..... there is no pressure port, you have to drill the body, disassemble, install a schrader valve, then repair the leak (new seal at least).. all for a OEM chunk of not great shock.

Talk to Jamie here on the list http://www.daughertymotorsports.com/ and ask about a custom modified shock...
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:49 AM
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Absolutely agree with E! If you can't afford that, jump on ebay and make someone an offer.
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Make me an offer. Got one at home.
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Cheap way is an ebay stocker. I got one from Jamie and really like it. If you can swing it get one from him.

Be REAL careful riding around on a bike with a blown shock. It can get real unstable at exactly the wrong times.
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