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Home made Motorcycle spring compressor


Stu
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Old car brake discs have a use!

 

first you start with two rear brake discs off an audi a4! other brands are available!

 

and two lengths or threaded bar and some nuts and washers!

 

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Stick one disc in a vice and make the hole a few mm larger! a sanding flap wheel with drill attachment works great

 

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then you take the other disc and hmmm lets say a rear shock!!

 

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and voile one dismantled shock :mrgreen:

 

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This was a spare shock I had for the FJR I am thinking of putting a heavier spring on mine as its a bit soft!

 

the hard part is getting the spring off but with this set up it was a doddle 8-)

 

can't beat home made tools

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