Rear Shock Piston Ring

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Rear Shock Piston Ring

Post by firsthere » 12:13 pm Jan 01 2019

There is a little play in the shock body (with new rod guide) anyone know if these are available?

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Re: Rear Shock Piston Ring

Post by bufftester » 01:48 pm Jan 01 2019

They are usually included in shock rebuild kits which can be found on most online distributors sites. I have seen them separately in a couple places, but have no experience in ordering them separately.

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Re: Rear Shock Piston Ring

Post by KDXGarage » 04:25 pm Jan 01 2019

Technical Touch has the piston band and o-ring. You can get them online or at a local dealer through Tucker or other distributor. 44 mm band

bufftester, there is no KDX kit.
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Post by bufftester » 11:51 pm Jan 01 2019

Yeah, that's why I said usually in a kit, I have a KX shock and there are kits for it. Just found them at Pro-Tec as well.

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Re: Rear Shock Piston Ring

Post by KDXGarage » 01:09 am Jan 02 2019

https://www.ebay.com/itm/KYB-Shock-Pist ... :rk:1:pf:0

DO NOT forget to buy a new o-ring. When you look at the old one, it will amaze you. :-)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Technical-Touc ... :rk:1:pf:0

Look at the Technical Touch part numbers, then go shopping for those.

120214400101
120224400101

There is just one o-ring behind the piston band on our 89+ KDX shocks.
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Re: Rear Shock Piston Ring

Post by firsthere » 12:08 pm Jan 02 2019

Wow, great information I didn't recall even seeing an o-ring on the piston. Guess I would have found it when cutting the ring off though. What is the best method to install a new one? Is a special tool needed?

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