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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 06-14-2015, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
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Ok, have bike off ground, lower shock and lowering link bolts out, pin for rocker assmbely is out, swing arm does NOT lower enough to even drop shock down to disconnect from rocker assembely. What am I doing wrong?

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is all of the air out of the shock?

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is all of the air out of the shock?
Yes...but i will reconnect and drop bike now and make sure...

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if you can pull the core out of the valve that works great, if not no worries, get the link out, unbolt the shock, make sure nothing else is holding the swingarm from dropping, i had to take the little electrical box out of between the shock and link to make enough room, then it should come out, dont remember if i took the rocker off or not

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if you can pull the core out of the valve that works great, if not no worries, get the link out, unbolt the shock, make sure nothing else is holding the swingarm from dropping, i had to take the little electrical box out of between the shock and link to make enough room, then it should come out, dont remember if i took the rocker off or not

YESSS that little electrical box is hold me up for sure, in service manual it didnt show pulling it, so i hadnt yet...but now i will, not sure how its attached.


*** nowhere near dropping this far without pullingshock over..


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leave the link bolted up and unbolt the top of the shock and now wiggle it out

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the box is held in by two little bolts

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got it out.....now getting it in will be a biaatchhh

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got it out.....now getting it in will be a biaatchhh
Vasoline should do it for ya.

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got it out.....now getting it in will be a biaatchhh
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Vasoline should do it for ya.
I've also found AstroGlide helps with the shock….

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