1986 XR600R Rear Shock

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  • oc919

Posted December 31, 2002 - 10:37 PM


On a recent ride, my stock shock on my 1986 XR600R died on me. Oil was leaking everywhere, but thankfully it was on the way back from the last ride. I am looking to see what a good shock would be to replace my stock shock. I am considering both after-market shocks as well as stock shocks from compatible bikes.

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!


1972 CL350
1986 XR600R
1988 NT650 Hawk
2002 919

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  • Ed_Buratti

Posted January 02, 2003 - 02:27 AM


You may have already considered this, but you might be better off sending the shock to a shop. I used Factory Connection for mine (2001 XR650L). They valved it perfectly for my weight, so for a price that might be even less than a new shock, you'll get a new one that's set up for you.

  • BajaBoundMoto

Posted January 02, 2003 - 07:43 AM


I have a couple brand new XR600 shocks and a couple that are very slightly used. They are for the newer model 600s (something like '91-'00) and I'm not exactly sure if they will fit an '86.
If you decide to get a new (or almost new) one then let me know.


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