88 xr600r Shock rebuild

How hard is it to rebuild the rear shock? Any instructions?

assuming the parts are available, its not that difficult.youd still need to take it to get it charged with nitrogen though.

How hard is it to rebuild the rear shock? Any instructions?

Pretty easy actually just about all the parts are still avavilabvle through Honda for about $100. I just did mine in my '89 last month, works good. There are some tools you need that you can't get but we learn to improvise when necessary. If you have a real Honda shop manual the instructions there in are pretty basic and make the job go smooth. The Clymer manual for some reason doesn't seem to cover a shock rebuild unless I missed that part. Then again you could send it to Works Performance and have them do a "heart transplant" for around $200. Don't be afraid to do it yourself just be careful.

Had my 89' rebuilt last year for 125$. Went with a Eibach spring. Much different bike.

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