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Shock Absorber

SAFETY FIRST: Protective gloves and eyewear are recommended at this point.


Remove the seat. See the Seat topic for more information.

Remove the fuel tank. See the Fuel tank topic.

Remove the subframe or lift it into the service position. See the Subframe topic for more information.

Raise the rear wheel off the ground using a suitable jack or stand.

Measure and record the spring length. If the shock is going to be disassembled turn the preload all the way out. Loosen the lock nut with a pin spanner and then turn the adjuster all the way out.

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