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Disassembly/maintenance of RockShox Jett C Shocks/Forks

I explain and show how to overhaul (disassemble, clean, lube and reassemble) a pair of RockShox Jett C forks. RockShox recommends this service after every month or 25 hours of riding as normal maintenance. The extra long hex socket I used was part of this set:

Replacing Forks/Shocks On Mountain Bike

I replace the trashed front shocks on a Trek 820 mountain bike. The RST 191 CS shocks were seized when I bought the bike. I took them apart and tried to repair them, but they were beyond repair. So I bought some new(used) SR Suntour M3030 shocks on ebay.These are threadless forks.

How To Make Adjuster Cap Tool For SR Suntour Forks

I show how to make a tool to remove the adjuster cap from SR Suntour forks. There appear to be at least a couple sizes of adjuster caps. My homemade tool is for the small size adjuster cap. The shocks in the video are SR Suntour T890 forks.

Repairing Rusted Seized RST Gila T5 Forks/Shocks

The RST Gila T5 shocks on this Trek 4300 mountain bike frame were frozen solid. There was some rust on them. I took them apart, cleaned them, removed most of the rust, lubed them, and put them back together and got them working again. How To Make Adjuster Cap Tool For RST Forks – Socket …Read more »

GT LTS-5 Elastomer Rear Shock Disassembly/Assembly

The rear elastomer shock on my 1997 GT LTS-5 mountain bike is toast. The elastomer stuff is sort of dry rotted. So I need to replace the part. But the part doesn’t seem to be available. So I took it apart to see what it will take to repair it. At this point, I think …Read more »