Rear suspension gas cylinder


3 replies to this topic
  • spy

Posted August 06, 2004 - 06:52 AM

#1

nitrogen in the rear shock gas cylinder seems to have been emptied. anyone tried pumping air instead of nitrogen?

  • mtrablue

Posted August 06, 2004 - 07:24 AM

#2

don't do it. "air" contains many things, including water vapor. if put in the shock it'll condense in time and will corrode the insides. dead shock body.

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  • x2smoker

Posted August 06, 2004 - 10:16 AM

#3

Worst part of air is the oxygen, that is what makes everything corrode oe "oxidize". Don't do it!

  • dkwok

Posted August 06, 2004 - 11:50 AM

#4

is there any damage to the bike if we rode without any nitrogen there?
will have to get it fix asap(ossible) of course,
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