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post #1 of 4 Old 04-27-2011, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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Question NEED ADVICE RE: Shock replacement

So far I put on H.T TETONS,SWMOTECH CRASHBARS, SW MOTECH SKIDPLATE&CENTERSTAND,BARKBUSTERS,ETC. (changed F &R tires w/ motion pro tire irons. BUT I have no idea how to take off shock and replace it W/Progressive that I have....HELP!!

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So far I put on H.T TETONS,SWMOTECH CRASHBARS, SW MOTECH SKIDPLATE&CENTERSTAND,BARKBUSTERS,ETC. (changed F &R tires w/ motion pro tire irons. BUT I have no idea how to take off shock and replace it W/Progressive that I have....HELP!!

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Having just returned from my new job in Sacramento...

Anyway, here's a thread that talks about installing Cogent stuff front and rear.

http://www.klrforum.com/showthread.p...ent+suspension

I can save you a bit of time, though, as this is all it says about the rear shock:

"Installing the rear shock was very straight forward. Off comes a bolt at the top and the three off the linkage and the clevis at the bottom. Cant the shock to the right, drop the rear end a little bit, and out she comes. Installation is a simple reversal."

It really is that simple. Send me a PM if you need more help and we can get on the phone.

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