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post #1 of 5 Old 03-20-2019, 11:26 AM Thread Starter
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Rear shock dimensions

I would like to put on a later model rear shock on my klr600. Can someone give me the dimensions of a 650 rear shock? Length, and end dimensions?
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I want to buy one on ebay, but the cheapest I found was about 150. I dont want to waste my money if the shock is to short or something else.
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Tim, I'll dig one out later today, if you can wait.

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This is a Gen 2 shock. You can put a Gen 2 shock on a Gen 1, but need a longer bottom bolt.

The shock dimensions:

Hole center to hole center is 40.5cm
Ear is 22mm wide with a 12.1mm dia hole
Clevis has an inside width of 30.15mm with a 15.1mm dia hole.
Outside diameter of the shock, overall, is 76mm

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