Garage Files: Time For A Suspension Refresh



7. With the pin unscrewed, you should be able to use the Allen wrench to free the pin and remove it. If the pin is stuck, you can gently tap it out using a punch.


8. Most bikes use some type of spacer between the rocker and the frame. This pin uses two specially shaped washers that cover the bearings. Remove them and set them aside.


9. The upper rocker mount uses a simpler bolt system. To remove, simply unscrew the 6mm bolt on either side.


10. When removing the rocker, these two spacers will want to fall out. Before they do, take note of whether or not they are directional, and remember which way to put them back in if they are. Be sure to remove them from the rocker and set them with the rest of the small bits.

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