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Theres oil in my rear shock lines, I was going to check the air in the rear shocks for some 2 up riding this weekend, just traded up for the bike (used) and the dealer said everythings great they did the inspections etc. could i have hydralics? or is something very wrong, I'm guessing blown shocks?

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No this is normal the shocks have a oil air system so they do mix. all is well just clean up the little that spits out when you set the air. Brian

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