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Offline Gnomad42

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Old rear shock
« on: July 03, 2019, 10:25:56 PM »
Hi everyone,
I've been told by a friend that my ST1100 suspension feels like an old couch that was left on the footpath.
As it's 20 years old am I better of buying a new shock, or getting the old one rebuilt at somewhere like RAD at Moorooka?

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Honda NT650 Deauville - 2004
Honda CBF250 - 2006
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Offline alans1100

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Re: Old rear shock
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2019, 12:43:38 AM »
The shocks parts from the early years 1990 (L) to 1994 (R) could be repaired but parts would no longer be available.

From 1995 (S) the shock was changed and from this year it was then a throw away item.

I've put a Progressive (brand name not spring type) https://www.progressivesuspension.com/products/3058/1999/honda/st1100 on ours and there are two local brands as well.

This one is in the northern suburbs of Adelaide https://store.suspensionshop.org/honda/st-1100.html

And this one https://www.ikonsuspension.com.au/shop/3610-1010/

Not even sure if you can still get an original shock either

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Re: Old rear shock
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2019, 12:07:28 PM »
You are correct about the original shock. Honda catalogue says it is no longer available.
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Between two of us we are currently homing;
Honda ST1300 Pan European - 2004
Honda ST1100 Pan European - 2000
Honda NT650 Deauville - 2004
Honda CBF250 - 2006
Honda CBRR250 (MC19) 1980something
Suzuki LC250 Intruder.
Suzuki M50 Boulevard
Most running, sort of.
 

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Re: Old rear shock
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2019, 12:46:50 PM »
Our 1100AX (1999) OEM is still available but at $700 you could get a better aftermarket one https://bluecitymotorcycles.com.au/oem/honda/search-parts?brand=honda&year=1999&model=1013&assembly=1536
1999 :bl11  2004 :13Candy

FarRider #921- BR15, BR17, CR1