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Old 01-16-2008, 02:55 PM   #31
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Old 01-16-2008, 02:56 PM   #32
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Old 01-16-2008, 02:57 PM   #33
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The reddish nut is the rebound click adjustment.
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Old 01-16-2008, 03:01 PM   #34
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My friend had an extra body so he sent it to get hard anodized.
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Old 01-16-2008, 03:06 PM   #35
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Very neat
Does he have a price yet?
How about a 2nd hole in the lower shock mount for those of us running lowered suspension? Street riders want good shocks too!
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Old 01-16-2008, 03:48 PM   #36
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Looks like you're doing some very nice work. Let us know how it work for you. Looks very cool. Are these rebuilds going to be available to the rest of us?
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Old 01-16-2008, 04:34 PM   #37
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Very neat
Does he have a price yet?
How about a 2nd hole in the lower shock mount for those of us running lowered suspension? Street riders want good shocks too!
No price yet. This is still in the development stage. The clevis is actually threaded, so there is some height adjustment.
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Old 01-16-2008, 04:36 PM   #38
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Looks like you're doing some very nice work. Let us know how it work for you. Looks very cool. Are these rebuilds going to be available to the rest of us?
The kits will be available after all the kinks have been worked out.
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Old 01-16-2008, 04:51 PM   #39
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Old 01-16-2008, 06:48 PM   #40
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I put the heavier 7.6Kg Eibach spring on the shock, but the rebound damping is easily overcome in the whoops. I'd seriouisly consider the kit and rebuild service.
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Old 01-17-2008, 10:48 AM   #41
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The kits will be available after all the kinks have been worked out.
Bout time somebody stepped up and massaged the DR shock.
PUT ME DOWN FOR ONE! when you have it sorted. Hope you'll be offering springs as well...







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Old 01-17-2008, 11:06 AM   #42
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I've got a concern you may want to begin to address...
When you swap springs out and put on an Eibach you have to change the collar on the bottom of the shock to accomodate for the difference in the size of the spring.
Are you going to build an entirely new collar for the new shock with aftermarket spring? How will you to build the shock for those of us (most) who have shanged out the stock spring with Eibach?
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:03 PM   #43
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I am Rick of Cogent Dynamics Inc. and am the guy who is working on getting this shock upgrade worked out. I have been playing with this DR suspension for several years. I don't have a hole bunch of time to post but I have been poking my head in here some.

you can get a small look at where we are at by going to our web site and looking at the "special projects" page:
http://motocd.com/index.php?option=c...d=35&Itemid=50

Some folks sleuthed out the fact that I had this going on and have jumped in early. We are going to build 8 shocks in the next two weeks and while pricing is not settled upon, I have quoted $379 for the shock upgrade and an additional $45 for the hard coat anodizing.

Spring wise, we do have other rates available at an additional $89. We can mount the Eibach springs that many people are running and we are doing that very thing for one of our customers whos shock is already in our shop. We will do that using the correct size bottom spring clip for that spring size.

I think we will try to build these in groups of 3-10 shocks to make doing them more economical. We will work with each customer to provide a custom setup. The lowered shock is a non-problem but there are some differences with regard to changing back and forth.

I really appreciate the input from this group. While this thing started to just provide me with a better bike, I see a lot more interest than I expected. I am all ears regarding your comments, questions and suggestions.
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Old 01-17-2008, 09:57 PM   #44
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We are going to build 8 shocks in the next two weeks and while pricing is not settled upon, I have quoted $379 for the shock upgrade and an additional $45 for the hard coat anodizing.
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Old 01-18-2008, 09:25 AM   #45
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I really appreciate the input from this group. While this thing started to just provide me with a better bike, I see a lot more interest than I expected. I am all ears regarding your comments, questions and suggestions.

Keep us informed here and on Thumpertalk. I am sure you will get plenty of business once you have the kinks worked out. I know I am interested. You also may want to work with Jesse at Keintech Engineering for input and potential marketing.
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