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Gilera spares I am finding it impossible to find a pair of rear shocks to replace on my coguar, can anyone recommend a place i can get a pair? or perhaps a set from another bike that would fit? any help appreciated

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  • tombones May 11, 2010

    Google " motorcycle salvage gilera "

  • Z Laws May 11, 2010

    What country are you in Richard?

    If in Europe - no problem. If the US, problem.

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I am in the UK, West midlands to be precies

I have already spent days scouring ebay and google for shock absorbers to no avail

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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If you haven't already replaced them I've just replaced mine.
I don't recommend buying the official shocks as they cost a mint! (i could'nt find them for less than about £30 each!!!).
I bought a pair of Forsa shocks that cost £32.99 from a shop local to me in Sheffield.
If you phone them they might be able to post you a set.
www.manhattan-motorcycles.co.uk
I spoke to Paul who was very helpful.
He might ask the measurements from top to bottom (measured from bolt to bolt & I think it was 31cm).
Dead easy to fit but i did change my rear brake shoes at the same time so there was no weight on the rear - should be fine done one at a time.

p.s. I've had to do loads to my bike so I'll keep checking this site for a while. (e.g. changed front fork seals, replaced speedo & cable, refitted petrol cap key cover, replaced cylnder head after exhaust bolts sheered off, reaplced brakes front & rear, replaced rear axel, replaced battery, replaced speedo bulb with a led & lots of other s**t that I had to work out).

Hope this helps.
JD

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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