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Old 12-05-2012, 01:35 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The spring rate drops a bit on the 09 on, I think?. Racetech's website has the rates listed for most bikes (esp sport bikes).

Check whether that shock is 08 or later, if memory serves, 07 & 08 are the same, with lower rate springs on later models.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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the 04-05 zx10r shock will also fit. saw a photo of someones legend with it fitted in the cafe racer photo shoot thread. It has a higher spring rate than the 07/08 model zx6r (10.0 kg/mm v.s. 9.2 kg/mm). I'm thinking about snagging one up soon. There are a ton on ebay right now.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:58 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Just picked up a very nice looking ZX6 showa shock for 24 bucks. Ill post results once I try fitting it.

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Old 12-14-2012, 09:30 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Pulled the stock shock off today and it looks like the only thing I'll have to do with the kawi showa shock is put a couple of washers for spacing on the bottom bolt. Overall a nice upgrade for 24 bucks.

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Old 12-15-2012, 09:42 AM   #15 (permalink)
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You may have to drill out one of the mount holes a bit.
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Old 12-15-2012, 05:55 PM   #16 (permalink)
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nice! will it fit ok with the rear airbox in place, or does that have to come out to make room for the reservoir?
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First off its a 1997 ZX6 shock, not a zx6r. I didn't have to drill anything or move anything because it does Not have a reservoir. All I had to do was add 4 washers on the bottom bolt to take up the extra width of the shock eyelets. It all took me about 15 mins.

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