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Anyone in Vancouver area have a shock preload adjuster tool?

LBS2010-05-30 01:18:32 +0000 #1
...That I could borrow or buy cheap, or know where I can get one?

I'm talking about a generic "C" spanner type that you get in OEM tool kits, for the notched collar lock ring style adjusters on rear shocks.

I've had at least 2 or 3 of them kicking around for the past 30 years, but now that I need one, I'll be damned if I can find one.

I can probably use the wooden dowel and hammer method to loosen the lock and collar, (swapping in heavier rate spring) but I'd prefer to not have to do it that way to tighten things back up with the new spring.

Butter soft anodized aluminum...

Thanks in advance!
CHIA2010-05-30 01:26:12 +0000 #2
I would imagine either EMS or 5thGear would have one....a quick call to Ted or Bill, and you'd find out.

I may even have one that you could borrow, if it's the same type that my ZRX1200 came with.
CHIA2010-05-30 01:50:26 +0000 #3
I must have given mine to the guy who bought my bike, just looked, can't see it anywhere, sorry.
LBS2010-05-30 02:04:32 +0000 #4
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Originally Posted by CHIA

I must have given mine to the guy who bought my bike, just looked, can't see it anywhere, sorry.

Ah, no worries. Thank you anyway!

This is the type btw. (more or less- whatever that can hook into the square notches on the lock ring collars, some styles vary slightly but do the same thing)

kerunt2010-05-30 01:45:43 +0000 #5
I've got one from the toolkit that came with my CBR125. It's almost identical to the picture you posted. I'm in Port Moody if you want to pick it up.

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