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RockShox Quadra 21R Shocks/Forks Service – Disassembly/Clean/Lube/Assembly

I tear down, clean, lubricate some RockShox Quadra 21R shocks. They were working fine, but had almost no lubrication at all. General maintenance. If the elastomers had been bad, I could have replaced them using a rebuild kit. Another company makes springs to replace the elastomers. But the elastomers in these shocks were okay. I …Read more »

RockShox Indy S Shocks/Forks Service – Disassembly/Clean/Lube/Assembly

I show how to disassemble, clean, lubricate, and re-assemble Rock Shox Indy S suspension forks. This maintenance is recommended every year or 100 hours of riding. The docs say to use 8W. but I used 5W oil, because that is what I had. Tekton Extra Long Hex Bit Socket Set:

Repairing Seized SR Suntour T890 Forks – Disassemble/Clean/Lube

These SR Suntour T890 forks/shocks were completely frozen. The problem seemed to be rust and a lack of lubrication which probably also allowed the rust. I took them apart, cleaned them as best as I could, lubed them and put them back together again. They are still a little bit stiff, but I think they …Read more »

How To Disassemble/Clean/Lube/Re-assemble RST 191 CS Forks/Shocks

I show how to tear down, lubricate, and rebuild RST 191CS suspension forks/shocks. These shocks were on a Trek 820 mountain bike. Basic maintenance/service to keep your suspension working and from becoming stiff or frozen. The grease I used is Slickoleum AKA Slick Honey.

How To Disassemble/Clean/Lube/Re-assemble RST Gila T5 Forks

I show how to tear down, clean, lubricate and rebuild RST Gila T5 forks/shocks. RST recommends this maintenance be done “Every 4 weeks or 25-30 hours of riding or whenever the performance of the fork has diminished(whichever occurs first).” Basic service to keep your suspension working and from becoming stiff or frozen. This bike is …Read more »