Need 950se shock measurement

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Afry, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Afry

    Afry Why hike?

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    Pretty sure my shock has been modified (shortened) and I am trying to determine by how much.

    When the rear wheel is off the ground and the shock fully extended I have about 1.75" of shaft exposed - between the shock body and the top of the rubber bumper.

    Can someone with a stock shock please measure this distance on their shock?

    Thanks in advance!
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  2. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Measuring mine the same way I get about 2 1/8" so it would appear that yours has indeed been shortened. To find out how much you will need to remove the shock and get a true end to end measurement.
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  3. Afry

    Afry Why hike?

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    Thanks with that info I will drop the triple clamps to get the correct geometry back until I can have the spacer removed from the shock.

    Doesn't explain why I only have a 35" seat height though. Rear 908 is bald and will check preload/ sag.
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  4. Two Moto Kiwis

    Two Moto Kiwis Homeless Somewhere

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    Check in with KTMSER (Spencer)

    He has my old shock which is a std SE shock and it is out of the bike so he may be able to give you are accurate measure.

    Cheers Andi
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