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    Rear shock question..Yes I Did "search"

    What is a Center uni shock? is this a good shock or not! If so please do not steal it

    http://search.ebay.com/search/search...tp=&fpos=92503

    and what year 900rr shocks fit a hawk?

    Thanks Nohl

    #2
    Center = Center of the swing arm
    Uni = Only one shock in the rear
    Shock = Rear suspension component

    It doesn't sound too mystical. :P

    Read up here on the 900RR compatibility.


    By the way, Um... isn't the 900RR shock suposed to have a remote resevoir? hmmm[/url]
    Mark
    88 HawkGT (original owner)
    99 Concours
    02 VFR800

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      #3
      that 900rr shock is a little suspect... the res will likely hit your subframe and require significant modification. i've got a 900rr shock in a box somewhere if you want it. shipping is on you. it's from a 94(?) so you'd get the extra 1-1.5'' of ride height, but mounting it sucks b/c there's no good place to put the remote res.

      honestly though, i'd look for a proper shock on ebay, used fox, WP or get a brandy-new ohlins
      ...

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        #4
        This is how my 900rr shock's remote reservoir is mounted:



        Those are cable ties wrapped round it and cushioned with a strip of inner tube. A bit rudimentary some may say, but it does the job.
        '88 Bros NT650J
        Progressive fork springs, '93 CBR600 F2 fork caps, CBR900RR rear shock, Puig 'Raptor' fly screen
        Fabitappi Monoposto seat cover, Heated grips, Braided brake lines, Buell indicators/turn signals
        Ceramic coated stock headers with custom Yoshi shorty muffler & Muzzy collector

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          #5
          The 94 shock res. line is about 1/4 the length of the above. I made a little bracket on mine and mounted the bracket to the bolt above the top shock mounting bolt, then the shock to the bracket. This keeps it away from the frame and a little cleaner looking. If I get a chance I'll try to get a pic up.
          -God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to hide the bodies of the people I had to kill because they annoyed me.

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            #6
            Did you check the "How to" in the Sticky in this section??????

            96" 900rr Shock Mod

            http://www.wildnkrazed.com/Go9/R_SHOCK/index.html

            Another 900rr mod page

            http://website.lineone.net/~andylong..._shock_mod.htm
            "Life may begin at 40, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 150."

            • '88 in Candy Flair Blue + '90 in Italian Red
            • Ohlins Rear Shock
            • F2 front wheel
            • VFR750 rear wheel
            • Hiperform seat&headers
            • MSMotorsport Seat Cowl
            • Steve Lenac Tokico six pot caliper

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              #7
              I did a little more reading and thank you for the info. Im going to hold out for a fox or something better.

              Cheers

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                #8
                good call
                '88 hawk with sporty mods
                '76 bmw r90 with sporty mods
                '71 honda cb 350 racebike

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