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1Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:12 am

kevin_stevens

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My 87 K100RS came with this very nice remote-reservoir dual-adjustable gas shock mounted. I don't see any make on it, and don't recognize it myself. Needs to be refreshed, but first I need to figure out who made it?

Shock body and spring:
What shock is this? Web

Lower shock mount with rebound adjuster:
What shock is this? Web

Remote reservoir with compression adjuster:
What shock is this? Web

KeS

    

2Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:40 am

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It looks similar to an ancient Fox shock, now defunct for motorbikes. I'm not 100% on that, however.

    

3Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:53 am

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sweet shockie kevin ....... has all the right bits huh ?
wish i could help ....but alas im just a old , pennyless newb


oops that was a bit depressing

i should add .........with a k100 outside ...waiting to be riden ...and a smile on my face in anticipation.....grin



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4Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 8:22 am

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Yes, it's actually very nice and I'm sure was expensive when new. I'm trying GP Suspension in Oregon - some friends have had very good success with them, and they say on another board they can work on old Fox stuff (if that's actually what this is). Truthfully for refreshing the shock it's pretty much just a matter of being able to get parts (seals and etc.).

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5Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 6:43 pm

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GP confirms that it is a Fox shock, and say they can rebuild it for me. Now if someone has a spare OEM shock laying around that would keep the bike ridable while they're rebuilding it... (hint, hint)

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6Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:59 pm

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Have a look at this one before you buy...

http://www.realmengineering.com/page15.html

Add a 10% discount for forum members and the deal's even sweeter. I've been reading good things about them and the bloke is a member here.

I'm not affiliated, just highlighting a quality product.

    

7Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:53 pm

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I saw that, but no need to buy when I can get the Fox double-clicker rebuilt. It would just be nice to have something to hold the back of the bike up in the meantime; but I can wait until the S1000RR comes back from the dealer.

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8Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:09 am

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KeS,

I have a fox double clicker on my K100.

Settings were a bit of a mystery until I found this.
http://29dreamsracing.com/FZRinfo/Fox%20Twin%20Clicker%20Manual.pdf

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9Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:17 am

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Thanks! I'm pretty used to setting up shocks, though it seems weird to be measuring sag settings on something this size!

I'm just glad I can get it refurbed. Shock refresh has to be the best deal on the planet.

KeS

    

10Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:00 am

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What did the quote you to rebuild the shock Kevin? I've got an old one that is going to need to be redone before the summer season.

    

11Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:08 am

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Just went to GP's website and they have a very impressive site. Thanks for the heads up! Cool

    

12Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:15 am

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I didn't ask specifically - they have a service price sheet on the website, but with an old shock you never know what seals, etc. they'll need as well. I'm always happy with shock rebuild prices, so I didn't press for details.

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13Back to top Go down   What shock is this? Empty Re: What shock is this? on Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:17 am

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Yeah, once I saw how close they were and that they're an official Ohlins service center I will be calling soon.

    

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