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Online Andyb1962

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Changing new shock .
« on: February 08, 2019, 07:46:11 PM »
Has anyone changed the rear shock .
If so any tips on the easiest way to do it . Getting to the rear nut on the top shock mounting bolt doesnít look straight forward ?

Offline TZ750D

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 08:17:43 PM »
*Originally Posted by Andyb1962 [+]
Has anyone changed the rear shock .
If so any tips on the easiest way to do it . Getting to the rear nut on the top shock mounting bolt doesnít look straight forward ?

Very easy with the tank off. Others say you can do it without. I didn't try. If you pull the plastic trim off the left side you should be able to get a long wobbly extension with deep socket on the top nut.

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2019, 09:11:15 PM »
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A lot easier with the tank off.  :028:
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Online Andyb1962

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2019, 10:50:16 AM »
Thanks guys . Iím off the garage now to take look

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2019, 12:35:51 PM »
Looks like itíll be easier enough just slightly lifting the tank to give access

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2019, 11:08:01 AM »
Bit the bullet

Ordered the Nitron rear shock

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2019, 01:09:47 PM »
*Originally Posted by Andyb1962 [+]
Bit the bullet

Ordered the Nitron rear shock

Good call  :028:

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2019, 09:53:51 PM »
Which Nitron shock have you ordered?  :001:

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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2019, 08:30:02 PM »
It's funny how much money you can spend on a perfectly fine, new bike. The bug bites hard when there are so many upgrades available.  Is this just a lower cost alternative to an Ohlins, or is it another fantastic option?  I've never heard of them, but I haven't been reading moto forums in the last several years. 
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Re: Changing new shock .
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2019, 11:14:07 PM »
You might consider Nitron comparable to Penske. They're well regarded in their home market, but largely unknown in the States.