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I found a couple of threads about the shocks, but didn't see a real answer or discussion of what people are doing.

 

Are people really getting 100 hours of track time on these?  How do you know if they've "gone bad"?  Are people routinely getting these rebuilt, or just ordering new ones?

 

I've got about 30 hours on mine, and am unsure when it's time to service them.  Opinions appreciated!


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I found a couple of threads about the shocks, but didn't see a real answer or discussion of what people are doing.

 

Are people really getting 100 hours of track time on these?  How do you know if they've "gone bad"?  Are people routinely getting these rebuilt, or just ordering new ones?

 

I've got about 30 hours on mine, and am unsure when it's time to service them.  Opinions appreciated!

Domm

Its not worth the rebuild.. I know that was a selling point, but in reality, you will be real close to a cost of a new one. I have seen several that leak excessively, That's the best way I have found, less shock dyno to see if "bad".  Small weep at the top seems "normal" and no noticed effect on track

 

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Has anyone seen rear lower isolators on the version 2 shocks with threaded collars that show spring interference?  Springs rubbing and possibly binding on the portion of the isolator inside the spring?   May post a picture tomorrow, but any commentary welcomed. 

 

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