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PostSubject: Removing Shock   Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:48 am

Hi Guys. Currently have my CARC off pending repair. In the meantime my very good mate Gregg F has secured a Stelvio shock and had it restored for me.
I am having an issue getting the old shock out. The top and bottom bolts have been removed. However' I am unable to coax the shock out. In my old GRiSO 850 the shock removal/replacement was very straight forward. Do I have to drop the swing arm to get the shock out on a GRiSO 1100?

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PostSubject: Re: Removing Shock   Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:36 pm

No, it should drop out the bottom
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PostSubject: Re: Removing Shock   Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:31 pm

Have you ever greased the swingarm bearings? If not now is the ideal time for that and the shock linkage. Once the swingarm is off the shock is a piece of piss.

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PostSubject: Re: Removing Shock   Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:00 pm

Yep did it six months ago Peter-just in time too. The grease had a consistency of pentrene>
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