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new shock, old bike...

I was looking at a shock from a 98 CBR900 on ebay for a real good price, but I was wondering if anybody knew of compatability issues with mounting a 98 on a 95 RR. BTW, I want to do this because my shock right now has 30,000+ miles on it, and I figure a shock of a newer model with less miles will bring back a little life in my suspension.

Inputs? suggestions?
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Re: new shock, old bike...

It's still junk, just newer. Get your old shock rebuilt/valved.

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Re: new shock, old bike...

i dont really have a place around here to do that, assuming it takes some skill to get that done. And getting an aftermarket shock is out of the question just for the price.
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Re: new shock, old bike...

I cant tell you if the two different year's shocks are compatible, but if you find a used shock on ebay, you can buy it and send it to someone to rebuild (Lindelmans, Maybe DK, etc...) that way you get it set up right, but dont have any downtime.
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Re: new shock, old bike...

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I cant tell you if the two different year's shocks are compatible, but if you find a used shock on ebay, you can buy it and send it to someone to rebuild (Lindelmans, Maybe DK, etc...) that way you get it set up right, but dont have any downtime.
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Cool. The shock is from a 98 to my 95. Could sombody tell me more info about getting them rebuilt? I dont have much know-how on this stuff. The shock is only like 20 bucks, btw.
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Re: new shock, old bike...

http://www.le-suspension.com/ I personally have not used them, but my dad had him rework a shock on his last VFR and liked it.
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Re: new shock, old bike...

Doh! Thanks for thel link, unfortunatly thats a little more $ than I can spend on here right now
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