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Old 10-16-2014, 12:25 PM   #1
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KLR 650 Gen1 v Gen2 shocks

Are the shocks (rear) interchangeable from gen1 to gen2 KLR650? Specifically will a gen1 shock directly bolt on to a gen2 KLR650?

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Old 10-16-2014, 07:33 PM   #2
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I'm curious what benefit you might see in this. I would assumethat a gen 2 shock would be pretty superior
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Old 10-16-2014, 08:07 PM   #3
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Yes, they're interchangeable. I believe the mounting bolts are different sizes, so if you can get your hands on the bolt that goes with the generation shock you're going to use, it is a direct bolt on mod from what I hear. Also, a gen 2 shock has better valving inside and has more options for rebuilding with even better valving without replacing the shock shaft.
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Old 10-17-2014, 07:49 AM   #4
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Tks for the replies.

There is another inmate with an aftermarket shock on his 1G 650 and looking to upgrade the 2G stocker on a budget.
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