Originally Posted by Bengt Phorks
On my shock the retainer unscrews right off the end of the shock without any problem. (2012 500 EXC)
Release preload ,remove spring, unscrew retaining ring.
2012 500EXC, not on mine. To replace the plastic screw, the whole shock had to come apart.... I even had the shock guy confirm this stupid issue. yes, the steel ring will come off, but not the plastic set screw....