Advise on replacement rear shock

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Advise on replacement rear shock

Postby doowdivad » Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:10 pm

Hello All! I have a 1999 Thundercat which was basically a barn find, now converted to a street rat fighter (still havent worked out how to post pictures; will do so when I have). I bought it for £500 (about $650) on ebay. All works well... but the rear shock is completely gone and needs to be replaced. After a quick google search I can only find new shocks in the range of 300-400. While I could get a second one much cheaper on ebay, they are all over 30,000 miles and so will soon have the same problems as mine. Can anyone advise on an alternative much cheaper shock I could install?


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Re: Advise on replacement rear shock

Postby Riceburner » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:29 pm

The common replacement us using an early R6 shock with the adapter that Lewis Fabrications or Cylons on this site make.
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