Need Rear shock help

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  • proamature

Posted June 11, 2012 - 06:15 PM


Ok. So can u put gas back into the shock once it it let out? It has a little stem at the bottom. The Manuel says nothing about gas going back in.. But says to let it all out b4 disposing... I need to put gas back in. I know it's nitrogen. But can I put it back in?? Really need help.
Thank you

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  • Rocky739

Posted June 11, 2012 - 06:24 PM


Since your sixteen ill be nice even though I'm sure this has been covered to death on here.
NO! You cannot simply pump up the shock with a tire chuck. You have to have a zero loss fitting that threads on and a valve and gauge to correctly set the pressure.
On the bright side your shock probably needs a service so while you have it off send it to a shop for a oil and seal change.

  • proamature

Posted June 11, 2012 - 06:33 PM


Actually I knew about the gauge. Because my friend had to do something with his air ride on his Harley and his Harley has the same looking valve. I knew u can't just go hook a regular air hose up to it. That's why I didn't do it. I have a big nitrogen bottle that we used for Gokart racin. Can I use that bottle.


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