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post #8 of (permalink) Old 06-18-2019, 12:34 PM
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Exit 10A, RT 42 NJ
Model: '98 Valkyrie
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Originally Posted by jlaframboise View Post
Sorry for not being clear. The shocks bled down when they originally blew on the ride. After I replaced the seals, the air stayed at the exact pressure I originally put in. Even after 3 days it was exactly 50 psi. So no leaks. When I took it off of the center stand and bounced it a bit, I would get a lot of travel from the shocks. This is what I meant by spongy, not that it was springy. In my second post, I was referring to the original seals that were blown.

I wrote the lower non-rebuildable section of the shock might be bad allowing the spongy movement. could be the problem.
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