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  • Mario Zarnich
    Please share contact info/website... for the guy that did the shock rebuild.   ...   Mario   Performance Motorcycle Services: www.geocities.com/Speed3Freaks
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 4, 2009
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      Please share contact info/website... for the guy that did the shock rebuild.
       
      > Rear suspension
      > Posted by: "greezzy808" happyhollow98@...   greezzy808
      > Tue Nov 3, 2009 12:37 pm (PST)
      > I posted a couple of months ago about options for rebuilding or replacing my rear
      > suspension. I had previously thought that the stock suspension couldn't be rebuilt.
      > The general consensus seemed to support my thinking.
      > I went to Lonestar Triumph here in Austin, to inquire about my replacement
      > options (really expensive) when one of the mechanics gave me the number of a guy
      > who rebuilds suspensions locally.
      > I called, and after some research decided it is possible to rebuild a TBS rear.
      > I now have a rear shock rebuilt with race tech parts and a new spring that fits my
      > weight. The TBS has never performed this well. I can't believe the difference.
      > All together I spent $460. That was taking the shock off and installing it myself. Not
      > exactly what I call cheap... but better than what it would have cost to replace it.
      > The next time the shock needs service, it should only be around $150 since all of
      > the hard work has been done.
      > I'm riding out to Big Bend this weekend to ride river road and go to the Terlingua
      > chili cookoff. It ought to be a great weekend to try out the new suspension.
      >
      > Cheers
      > Brad

       


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