Help with rear shocker to giant trance

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Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby Brian Pearson » Sun Oct 07, 2012 21:51 pm

Hi, I'm new mountain biking and recently bought a Giant Trance x4 2011, I've noticed that the rear shocker has a indentation on the shaft, it does appear to be leaking oil or anything. Will it need changing? If so what type? And size ext. it seems to work ok,but I don't really know how to set it up proper. Just need some help

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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby nicklouse » Sun Oct 07, 2012 22:11 pm

if it works fine dont worry.

if you are going to replace it it will need to be the same i2i and stroke.
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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby cooldad » Sun Oct 07, 2012 22:14 pm

What is it? Does it leak? You seem unclear. If it's air it wouldn't leak oil. To set up check the manual on the manufacturers website.
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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby Brian Pearson » Mon Oct 08, 2012 20:44 pm

The Rear Shocker is Giants own Brand Maestro, I have small pressure pump that came with the bike. There is a standard car valve that you can pump the shocker up. must admit tho, it flew through Sherwood Pines compared to my hard tail.

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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby 97th choice » Tue Oct 09, 2012 06:25 am

Is the shock holding air pressure?
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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby Brian Pearson » Tue Oct 09, 2012 21:13 pm

Yeah I'm pretty sure it's holding air pressure

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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby cooldad » Tue Oct 09, 2012 22:01 pm

Then just ride it.
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Re: Help with rear shocker to giant trance

Postby Brian Pearson » Sun Oct 14, 2012 19:49 pm

Took your advice and just keep on blasting, when it gives up I'm sure I will know about it! Cheers


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