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Rebuilding/replacing rear shock

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I'm looking at an old Polaris Indy to mess around home with, possible take it to Mille Lacs when I go to the shack/etc... Looked at one today, when I pushed down on the rear suspension, it didn't bounce back up. What kind of money is it to either rebuild or replace the shock?

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On 11/12/2016 at 6:39 PM, Ryan_V said:

I'm looking at an old Polaris Indy to mess around home with, possible take it to Mille Lacs when I go to the shack/etc... Looked at one today, when I pushed down on the rear suspension, it didn't bounce back up. What kind of money is it to either rebuild or replace the shock?

 

Did you look to see if the shock just needed to be adjusted a little more before you think it needs to be rebuilt?

 

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  It shouldn't bounce back up. It should come up as the shock allows it otherwise it would be like sitting on the end of a diving board.   If its not coming up at all then the pivot points on the suspension are corroded which happens from lack of use and lack of being greased.

 If your lucky you can shoot grease in the fittings and then work it up and down, that might free things up.  You might find from lack of maintenance the zerk fittings are froze and won't allow you to get grease into them.  Take one out and get a replacement and try again.  Otherwise a complete removal is needed to free up and clean things up.

 

 

 

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What year? Is it rebuildable? As mentioned above, there is a lot of moving pieces that need to be lubed in order to make the suspension work correctly. That being said, if the sled you are looking at is a rebuildable gas shock, I have seen them keep a well lubricated suspension from cycling. There are also a handful of other things that could be causing issues

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