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Which is the better shock?

When I bought my '89 750, the PO included a Fox shock that possibly needs new seals. I've heard of people swapping in a '03-04 Cbr600RR shock after a spring change.

I don't know the rate of the spring currently on the Fox shock but if it's OK, then from what I've gathered a rebuild may cost about the same as buying the Cbr shock and getting it resprung.

So, I guess what I'm asking is: if both shocks cost the same to fit to my bike, which is a better choice?

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Re: Which is the better shock?

A lot of people here would like to buy that Fox if you don't use it!!

That should tell you something.
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Re: Which is the better shock?

Keep the Fox shock.

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Re: Which is the better shock?

I agree Fox shock
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Ok. I'l get it rebuilt and possibly resprung and revalved to suit me.

Thanks for the replies!

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Re: Which is the better shock?

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Fox shock. Get it serviced and enjoy.


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Re: Which is the better shock?

Thanks for the replies. I think I read on here that Dylan at Central Coast Suspension is a good guy to deal with? I tried contacting Fox to see if they still serviced the shock but they referred me to Mike Carver at Carver Performance. I checked out that website and it was mostly snowmobile related.

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