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Old 01-12-2013, 06:03 AM   #1378
Indy Unlimited
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Joined: Jan 2007
Location: Parker, CO
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Most likely needle bearings are shot.
I am recommending moly paste for lubrication these days.
Post pics and PM me for any parts you need for free.

I have seen a few shafts over heat treated and have brittle flaking failure that can damage the needle bearings.
Since you ride 2 up loaded a lot and mostly off road that is the toughest loading on the shock mounts.
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2013 Ducati Hypermotard SP, 2011 Husaberg FE570S, 2011 BMW S1000RR, 2010 BMW F800GS
2007 Husqvarna TE610 , 2003 KTM 525 MXC

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