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Offline Jonnyteabag

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Rear shocker question
on: November 28, 2020, 02:50:31 PM
Hi all,

Question... does anyone that has changed the rear shocker  for an improved one have the OLD one? and if so can you measure the internal diameter of the spring.
I'm contamplating a new heavier spring for my original shock and obviously can't even see the darned thing on the bike to measure the inside diameter :013:

Oh and if you have an old shock can you measure the spring length with the minimum spring preload please?

Thanks,

JT :015:

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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #1 on: November 28, 2020, 03:17:27 PM
I still have the oem shock on the shelf, will measure sometime this weekend.
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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #2 on: November 28, 2020, 04:01:52 PM
 :047: :047:Thank you :152:

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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #3 on: November 28, 2020, 04:52:29 PM
 Be prepared for metric measurements though  :007:
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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #4 on: November 29, 2020, 06:30:55 PM
There you go:




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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #5 on: November 29, 2020, 07:48:23 PM
Super! Thank you so much :046:
 Next time your out with your ruler could you measure the width of the spring please :017: sorry to be a pain :015:

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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #6 on: November 29, 2020, 08:17:18 PM
No problem, will do.
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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #7 on: December 01, 2020, 02:31:55 PM
78,3mm Sir.  :028:
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Re: Rear shocker question
Reply #8 on: December 01, 2020, 06:23:58 PM
Thank you!! :047: :047:

Have a virtual beer :031:

That's a small diameter spring! but I've found a UK company that specialises in spring manufacture for bikes, racing, motorsports and the like. dfaulknersprings dot com

They list the correct diameter spring for the CR but also make springs to custom specs.

The going rate seems to be around £50 for a made to measure spring so I will look into this over the winter as a quick fix to the weak spring.

I'll let you know how it goes :038:

Stay safe,

JT :015: