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Rear Shock repair/refurb
« on: April 19, 2020, 09:03:19 pm »
I unfortunately have needed to replace my rear shock twice now. First one at 45k and funnily enough the second at 90k. I contacted several specialist shock repair outfits all of which told me the electric trophy shocks can't be repaired. Well for those who end up in a similar situation I can fully recommend FIREFOX RACING LTD from Keighley. Great job done and despite mine needing replacement piston rod due to corrosion still well less than half new price including dhl collection/delivery. Find them on google. Brilliant service.     

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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2020, 09:38:50 pm »
Great find for those in need or for future reference. Thanks for posting it. :028:
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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2020, 09:47:05 pm »
I used Firefox for one of my Bmwr1200rt and they were excellent, plus 1/3rd of the replacement price.

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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2020, 09:42:00 am »
Great information H2nra - thanks for sharing !  :028:

Just to clarify - they were able to overhaul a Trophy SE electrically adjustable
Rear Suspension Unit, and return it to fully working order  ?

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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2020, 02:47:41 pm »
I have just had to replace mine after only 26000 miles. I phoned everyone and was told they cant be done and a whole new unit is needed. They are not cheap

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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2020, 07:40:45 pm »
Sounds great, how much do they charge to work on these electronic type shocks?

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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2020, 08:00:31 pm »
My BMWR1200RT was £135 to repair and £410 to replace from BMW. It took 2 weeks but we'll worth it.

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Re: Rear Shock repair/refurb
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2020, 10:04:14 pm »
Thanks, that sounds like a reasonable price.