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Re: Need upgrade on DIY rear airshocks
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2018, 09:39:03 AM »

I think that Warlock has asked a couple of very good questions about rebound. One thing I hate about the DIY is letting and out to make the ride softer (maybe one up) and then bottoming out. The legends shocks have a rebound manufactured into them.
The other is figuring out what I need the ride length to be. If I air mine all the way down my fender rubs. I would like to avoid that if I can, just in case I loose air when I'm out and about. how would I measure that low and high number?

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Re: Need upgrade on DIY rear airshocks
« Reply #16 on: July 10, 2018, 10:53:47 PM »

I'd put the bike up on the table, block the swingarm, lift the center of the bike until the wheel spins, take the measurement from center of the bottom shock hole to center of the top shock hole. That's your magic number. The Dirty Air aluminum shocks can be ordered in different lengths. More than likely the 10" compressed will be what you need.
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