XR650L Rear Shock Removal Questions

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  • 1biglung

Posted February 07, 2005 - 09:42 AM


Any secrets to remove the rear shock?

How long does it take?

I am going to start pulling the front and rear suspension when I get home and was curiuos about the rear.

Time to respring, revalve etc... Let's see if we can make the bucking bronco a smooth pig.


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  • michaeln

Posted February 08, 2005 - 06:00 AM


Remove the airbox, then the shock removal is easy.

  • 1biglung

Posted February 08, 2005 - 07:29 AM


Thanks, Got home last night and had front and rear out in little over an hour.

Now it's off to the suspension guy (Suspensions by Jake - ex Factory Showa builder for Honda Racing) for a total revamping (Springs, Valving, Shim stack, Piston polishing etc...)

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