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Re: Ohlins Rebuild

On Sunday, Dec 7, 2003, at 11:33 US/Eastern, Davis Eichelberger wrote:

> Actually, the money works out a lot less than you think.  Stock shocks 
> are shot
> after say 30 to 40k, so you could spend $750 on replacement stockers 
> every 30k
> or $1300 on good aftermarket shocks and then only spend $200 on 
> rebuilds every
> 30k.  Is it worth it?  Only you can answer that question.  Are they
> significantly better than stock, definitely!

stock shocks are not the way to go, however, there are other 
alternatives to ohlins. Wilbers makes a great set of shocks. I have a 
set on my RS. They can be rebuilt. I paid ~$800, but, I did not get the 
manual preload adjuster. The extra money was not worth it to me.


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