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rear shocks
« on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 06:52 am »
hi all reckon this has been asked already but is there anyone who can refurbish the original rear shocks on the 1400
                                 thanks for looking
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 07:34 am »
Speak with Maxtons, probably your best option, as they can manufacture parts if needed - spares for the standard shocks have been rare for a number of years now

https://www.maxtonsuspension.co.uk/
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 07:55 am »
Have a look at this thread too
Might help
You don't say what's wrong but it they are leaking from the adjusters you can strip them and rebuild them yourself .
http://gsx1400owners.org/forum/index.php?topic=130.0
There are other threads on the same subject as the rear shocks gave been a weak park if the gsx1400
Good luck .
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:24 pm »
hi all reckon this has been asked already but is there anyone who can refurbish the original rear shocks on the 1400
                                 thanks for looking
                                            steve
are Hagon shocks any good just found a pair which fit the bike new pair £165 or them Chinese shocks which seem a bit on the cheap side value somebodies opinion
not mechanically minded me
                                     steve 
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:37 pm »
Hagon's are good shocks hagon nitro's are even better on the gsx1400.
I wouldn't go for cheap Chinese suspension units as they don't get good reports on any bike or seam to last very long either.

Good luck with your search
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 01:56 am »
hi all reckon this has been asked already but is there anyone who can refurbish the original rear shocks on the 1400
                                 thanks for looking
                                            steve
are Hagon shocks any good just found a pair which fit the bike new pair £165 or them Chinese shocks which seem a bit on the cheap side value somebodies opinion
not mechanically minded me
                                     steve

If they are Hagon Nitro's then £165 a good price, if they are not then they are expensive for what they are. As @seth says, Hagon Nitro's are a good option (and if you need to check length, standard length of shocks are 330mm)
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 02:17 am »
hi all reckon this has been asked already but is there anyone who can refurbish the original rear shocks on the 1400
                                 thanks for looking
                                            steve
are Hagon shocks any good just found a pair which fit the bike new pair £165 or them Chinese shocks which seem a bit on the cheap side value somebodies opinion
not mechanically minded me
                                     steve

If they are Hagon Nitro's then £165 a good price, if they are not then they are expensive for what they are. As @seth says, Hagon Nitro's are a good option (and if you need to check length, standard length of shocks are 330mm)
Nitros are £379 - likely these are basic with limited adjustment  :)
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Re: rear shocks
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 06:22 am »
Hello Longo,
you could try this guy , he has done some real good jobs on my mates shockers, including Triumph Adventure , BMW Gs.
www.pro-action.com or phone 01977 672400. Based in West Yorkshire