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Old 01-12-2013, 09:51 AM   #1
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Eh? 640 enduro 2004 rebound clicker... and grease nipple

... on the rear shock..... am I being stupid, I just can't find it? Anyone care to post a pic?

Also, anyone know what thread the grease nipple is? I need to put a 45 in.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:15 AM   #2
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Grease nipple

My grease nipple is at the bottom front of the rear shock. It might have a black cap over it... Mine doesn't. Sorry no pics. Check your manual as it should show it.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:15 PM   #3
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Look at the bottom of your shock.There should be a round adjustment knob there.
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:34 PM   #4
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You mean the very bottom? I've looked at shocks on eBay and can't see it either
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:42 PM   #5
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cant see it on the fiche either....
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:47 PM   #6
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Is it the grey bit below the spring?
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:11 PM   #7
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Is it the grey bit below the spring?

Yes!
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:24 PM   #8
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It has the little grooves in it so you can grip it and turn it.
If you visualize looking up as if you were laying under the bike, turning it clockwise closes it and stiffens rebound resisting the spring from returning the bike up from compression.
If you turn it counterclockwise you are opening it or softening the resistance to the spring to return the bike up from compression.
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:16 AM   #9
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Rebound on the bottom, compression on the top, the nipple is on the pivot, not the shock, sometimes takes grease hard, warm it GENTLY with a heat gun, hair dryer....

The book settings for suspension are nonsense.
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:29 AM   #10
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Finally figured it out last night! Never seen one like that before haha!

Is there a thread anywhere with recommended settings?
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:27 AM   #11
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Finally figured it out last night! Never seen one like that before haha!

Is there a thread anywhere with recommended settings?
Count the clicks or turns and set it in the middle.
Then ride the bike and start adjusting harder or softer till its how you want it.
If you can't get it where you want it, then it needs to be revalved internally.
Before anything though make sure your spring preload is correct by checking your sag numbers.
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:13 PM   #12
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Finally figured it out last night! Never seen one like that before haha!

Is there a thread anywhere with recommended settings?
It's stealthy.
The only way I can adjust it is to lay on my back on the ground and look up at it(when it's on the mc.

As for setting the sag, another PIA to do with the shock on the machine.
Easier to remove it, the axle wrench has a spanner built in for the spring adjuster collar.
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