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Offline Doc

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OEM shock replacement
« on: December 03, 2017, 02:09:42 pm »
Guys, while waiting for my new Nitron rear shock I set about to remove the OEM shock. With the bike on the center stand I removed the bolts but when I did the rear went to the ground. My question is do I need to support the shaft drive or is it OK that weight is on the rear wheel?

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Re: OEM shock replacement
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 03:21:49 pm »
The books says it'll be fine. (as in it doesn't mention having to support it.) I'm waiting for the Penske...

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Re: OEM shock replacement
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 03:49:25 pm »
That’s what I thought too since the service manual doesn’t mention it. I just put a scissors jack underneath just in case.

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Re: OEM shock replacement
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 03:26:15 pm »
Shocking   :-\  That's normal. 
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