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Old 02-10-2013, 08:47 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by 1050rat View Post
I'm trying to refit my rear shock following a service. The top bolt is in place but for the life of me I can't get the lower mount back into the swingarm. The bush sits very slightly proud of the swing arm and can't be prised over it no matter what?
Any advice on tips or tricks welcome
You need to tap it (the lower end of the shock absorber) into place with a rubber mallet (preferably) and don't hit the spring like i did.

page 10-9 of the repair manual.
2007 KTM Adv990S - Sold, 2010 KTM530Exc-Rally and 2012 KTM Adv990
530Exc Adventurization re-build
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