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Old 06-19-2013, 08:20 PM   #27
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While you are in there.

Originally Posted by Malindi View Post


There was a mod that came out in early '84 that put a rubber insert inside the shoe springs.
The purpose was to dampen harmonic vibrations and prevent the spring breaking posibly resulting in rear wheel lock-up.

A bit of garden hose soaked in hot water slips over the spring easily enough to achive the same sort of result.
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