Rear shock spring Widths

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lloydie
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Rear shock spring Widths

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While ck and I are messing with the sssa ( single sided swing arm ) we have noticed a large size difference in the width of my white power shock spring and a standard shock spring .

So what I'm after is anyone with a aftermarket rear shock could you measure the width of shock spring please ?

I will keep updateing this first post as now measurements are post
I think it would be a good bit of info for anyone doing a conversion either exhaust or swing arm .
Thanks for your particapance :thumbup:

Standard ----- --80mm
White power--- 85mm
Hagon-----------73mm
Nitron------------85mm
Ohlins---==--- 83mm
Penske ------- --82mm
And any others
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My Penske is off the bike at the moment mate so I'll measure it tonight when I get home :thumbup:
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You beat me to it. I thought about doing a thread like this on my way home :lol:

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i will try and check the Nitron ones later
AMcQ

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Penske is 82mm across :thumbup:
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Rear shock spring Widths

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Watty wrote:Penske is 82mm across :thumbup:
:thumbup: thank you

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AMCQ46 wrote:i will try and check the Nitron ones later
Thanks al :thumbup:

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No idea if my spring is aftermarket or if it's just the reservoir thing.. I'll go check later if I have time though :thumbup:
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Virt wrote:No idea if my spring is aftermarket or if it's just the reservoir thing.. I'll go check later if I have time though :thumbup:
It's an ohlins spring on a ohlins shock :lol:

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You sure you know how to use a measuring stick? If seen what you like with a screw driver :lol:

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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:lol: :lol:

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Someones being mean today! I'll go make you sit on the naughty step and ground you, young child!

And yeah, of course I do.. You uhhh... measure sh1t. :)
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Hagon is 73mm I think.
I made it 75mm with the shock sock on, but checking on Hagon's website it seems to be 73.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Nitron is about 85mm spring outer diam, but it was a bit dark and i was trying to avoid getting chain oil on my shirt, so I might update that later when i have a more serious look
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