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CBX GL500 GL650 VF750S VF1100S
Euro CX Turbo 500/650 GL1100
GL1200 CB900 CB1000

CBX Pro-Link shock removal/imstall


  1. Loosen front of exhaust, unbolt muffler hangers
  2. Remove sidestand (if regreasing links)
  3. Remove rear wheel to lighten swingarm
  4. String-hang swingarm to keep level
  5. Carefully tap out plastic damper adjuster guide bush
  6. Disconnect shock hose at shrader body using 10mm and 14mm wrenches
  7. Unbolt lower four pro-link bolts (leave two on frame unless regreasing links)
  8. Loosen but don't remove lower shock bolt
  9. Remove upper shock bolt
  10. Lower shock down together with wishbone, folding shock to clear swingarm

Back in:

  1. Bolt shock to wishbone loosely
  2. Make sure dogbones point almost straight down
  3. The damper adjuster goes to right, the two hoses to the left
  4. Install shock and wishbone
  5. Insert top shock bolt loosely
  6. Tap in damper adjuster guide bush
  7. Attach dogbones loosely
  8. Attach wishbone to swingarm loosely
  9. Align shock dust boot and attach drain hose
  10. Route air hose carefully behind battery box
  11. Tighten four lower Pro-Link bolts
  12. Tighten shock top bolt
  13. Tighten shock bottom bolt
  14. Reinstall exhaust
  15. Reinstall sidestand (if removed)
  16. Reinstall rear wheel
  17. Reinstall shock hose to schrader body using 10mm and 14mm wrenches

CBX1000 shock done recently for Wes Anderson in Texas. Only 1400 miles on this beautiful 1981 survivor.

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