rear shocks ,bump stop

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rear shocks ,bump stop

Postby David Richard » 20 Mar 2020, 19:49

hi all i hope your are all getting through these difficult times ,just a simple one are the rear bump stops essential mine have cracked as most would after many years i have, mine set 2nd from the top so a very hard spring ,but would they get any way out of travel and touch the body even on a bumpy uk road i cant find any to buy and think they are 12.5 mm or should i leave them as is ,thanks david
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Re: rear shocks ,bump stop

Postby hugojose » 20 Mar 2020, 22:30

Long time ago they rotted out on mine. At one point, I replaced the shocks with ones from ZRX-11, same kayaba really, maybe a tad stiffer....well, the stop rubbers rotted out again in no time. I simply cut them away,...am talking maybe 10 years ago and never looked back...no problems whatsoever,. I hardly remember they ever existed until you posted about. ..think they were there in case you decided to buy a 700 lbs (1500 kgs) refrigerator at your local appliance store and take it home on your Zephyr's back seat. …….shoud you decide do that, put them back, …..otherwise forget about.
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Re: rear shocks ,bump stop

Postby David Richard » 21 Mar 2020, 07:12

morning huggojose thanks i was thinking it would take alot to test them im 80 kg and never have a pillion so i will not replace them ,if they were rubber not foam they would still be intact ,cheers
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