Rear shock mounting kit and Bush sizes.

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Rear shock mounting kit and Bush sizes.

Postby nicklouse » Wed Jul 27, 2011 17:35 pm

1)Eyelet Dimension. The brand of shock determines if you need a 12 or 12.7mm Mount Kit. If your brand isn’t listed you need to measure the internal diameter of the eyelet bushing (after removing the mount kit).

Bushes
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Eyelet Bushing Internal Diameter
Fits these shock brands (this is not a comprehensive list)
12.7 mm (1/2") Fox / 5th Element / Romic Avalanche / Giant NRS / RockShox Bar '03-'04, Vivid/Monarch '08+, Ario '10+

12.0 mm Manitou / RockShox Pearl/Ario/MC3 '05-'09
12.0 mm Specialized own brand shocks/X-Fusion (thinner spacers so custom-made mount kits only)
10.0 mm RockShox '96-'02

2) Mount Kit Dimensions (e.g. M8x22). Mount kits are available with 6, 8 or 10mm bolt hole diameter (3/8" option on Santa Cruz) and various widths from 15.8 - 80mm to match your frame. So an M8x22 has a 8mm hole with 22mm overall width. Photos below show how to measure your existing mount kit or frame.

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more info

http://www.tftunedshox.com/MountKitGuide.aspx
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