Hi folks ive just noticed the rear shock on my rf600 is leaking oil(quite a bit) obviously not going to ride it much ,but ive been looking on the net and am staggerd that i can only find hagon rear shocks for this at an eye watering £300!!!(bike only worth £900) where am i going wrong are ther any alternatives or is a case of stump up or just get rid of bike, any advic eis appreciated.
Poorly rf600r rear shock!
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what were you hoping to pay? Shocks are expensive.... check the price of a new Suzuki shock at your local dealer.
Wilbers offer an Eco-line shock for 349 euros. part number 530-0116-00, that's 270 quid plus post on Ebay Germany.
Unlikely you'll get anything cheaper.
I had a Hagon fitted to my VFR800. It was a well made bit of kit that transformed the handling of the bike. They vare rebuidable too. Well worth the money.
Other than that your only choice is to take a chance on a used unit from a brakers but any part of that age is unlikely to be in good serviceable condition.