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my rear shock is like a slinky. and rear tire has blad spots on it. I was thinking it needs replacing/seems pricey i was wondering if I could rebuilt it?
 

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1st off, what bike is it on? Have read that some of the air shocks can have the oil replaced , but have never tried it myself.
 

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rear shock 2001 vulcan 800

I was wondering if the rear shock can be rebuilt off an 2001 Vulcan classic 800
 

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I dont think so. I replaced mine on an 05 with a Progressive 456, I think it was about 4 years ago. with close to 70k miles on the original, it would bounce and bounce and bounce. The new shock made a world of difference. I think it was like $450 at the time, but well worth the improvement, if you can afford it. You may try setting your preload higher on the stock shock. A friend did this 3 weeks ago, so it got rid of the "Po-go" effect in turns with a dip or bump.
 
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