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Old 03-05-2012, 10:13 AM   #93
pjm204 OP
Beastly Adventurer
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Oddometer: 2,019
Originally Posted by jdrocks View Post
the reason for the two washers at the top shock bushing is to prevent the shock from contacting the mount. a little lateral movement is no problem.
Perfect, that's the answer I was hoping for. I'll have to see how this R1 shock treats me, I'm only 160 pounds. Any chance I won't need a stiffer spring? I can't wait to ride this bike.

What's the preferred method for "extending" the brake bracket, bolt or weld?
Current bikes:2006 DL650
Past bikes: 2008 WR250R, XT225, TTR125, '04 CRF50 '74 DT125,'70 TS250,'85 v45, '89 zx600c, '78 GS400x, '99 GS500E, '01 GS500E '05 Z750s, '77 GS400e, '82 GS1100ez, '97 GSX600, '07 VFR800, '03 KLR650, '03 FJR1300, '06 DL1000, '00 KLR650, '99 WR360, '08 DL650, '05 DR650, '08 EX650r, '96 CR500, '82 GS450T, '06 Ural
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