What is the best way lift and stabilize the Forza 300 to change rear shock?

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  1. southbed

    southbed n00b

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    Does anybody know the best way lift and stabilize the Forza 300 to change rear shock?
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  2. bdonley

    bdonley Been here awhile

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    Center stand, if you have one. I 've always just changed them one at time. Big bikes, etc. Never had a problem with it....
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  3. southbed

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    Thank you for the reply, I 'll give it a try.
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  4. ramblerdrver

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    The rear wheel is off the ground when the Forza is on it's center stand.
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  5. southbed

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    What if you use wood shims under the rear tire while it is off the ground? This should also relieve some of the load from the spring.
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    bdonley Been here awhile

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    Plus one. I've just squeezed my foot under the tire to take the load off. It doesn't take much with one shock hooked up. Just a little push up.
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  7. ramblerdrver

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    Do one side at a time. I've replaced the rear tire and that requires removal of the right side shock...easy to do, hardly any spring load on it when tire off the ground.
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    fullmetalscooter Let me take this duck off

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  9. southbed

    southbed n00b

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    Thank you for all of the help.
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