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rear shock campatibility

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I'm not 100% sure about this, but I don't think they are compatible.

Found a Showa rear shock from an '87 XR600R and wondered if it would fit a '88 XR600R?

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should fit todays 650L's as far as im aware there has been no major change the the frame since the bike was 1st released, as they say why change a good thing

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should fit todays 650L's as far as im aware there has been no major change the the frame since the bike was 1st released, as they say why change a good thing

why would someone with a '88 XR600R care if it fits a 650L?

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I can tell you that the shock did change between 87 and 88. That doesn't mean it will not fit.

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why would someone with a '88 XR600R care if it fits a 650L?

because later on he might want to put the latest model shocks in it

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I guess there is a difference between fitting and working....I have a 94 XR650L shock on my 86 XL600R frame...Did it fit...NO....Did I make it work....Yes

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because later on he might want to put the latest model shocks in it

Your no reservoir shock wouldn't be an upgrade

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i dont have a 650L, so i didnt know that, and you would think it would have a reservoir, even my 00 xr80 had a reservoir on the rear shock

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Thanks guys for the help.

I guess I'm stuck pulling the shock off and rebuilding it. I was hoping to save some down time by just swapping out shocks.

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