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After using a jack to lift my 2002 vulcan to change the oil, my rear shock seems to have died. How do I replace and upgrade my rear shock? Thanks ! Bill Swann

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  • Bill Swann Aug 29, 2010

    I need mre specific info on a vulcan,and possibly ,info on how my rear shock would **** out by just lifting the bike up on a car jack? Any Ideas?? Bill

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You do not have to blame yourself for the dead shock. It may have been dead long back and you noticed it only now. To replace it (them) with a new one first get a new pair. Must change the pair simultaneously. The specs have to be exactly the same as the present ones. It generally rests on two bolts. Top and bottom. When I did mine, I changed them one by one. Had to take help in lifting the bike rear while doing it. I would recommend that you ask the dealer for specifics on how to do it.

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