The Showa & KYB Shock Building Handbook is a 32 page eBook which takes you through rebuilding shock absorbers step-by-step. If you own a Japanese motorcycle and want to perform your own rear suspension maintenance this eBook is a must have. This highly detailed and well illustrated (over 140 photos) handbook includes 6 chapters on the following topics:
Chapter 1: Replacement Parts - You will gain a thorough understanding of all the wear and replacement parts within a shock. Suggestions for what parts you should have on hand before beginning your build are also provided.
Chapter 2: Shock Building Tools - This section will prepare you for your build by highlighting the tools you need and discussing in detail why they are important. You will also have access to detailed instruction on how to make your own specialty tools required for the build.
Chapter 3: Shock Disassembly - You will learn the tips, techniques, and order of operations required to fully disassembly a shock correctly.
Chapter 4: Shock Shaft Disassembly & Seal Head Servicing - Once the shock is apart you'll be guided through the steps necessary to dismantle the shock shaft and service the seal head.
Chapter 5: Shaft Preparations & Damper Valve Servicing - Detailed instructions on preparing the shock shaft and servicing the damping valve. Piston bushing replacement is also covered in detail.
Chapter 6: Shock Reassembly - Detailed Step-by-step instruction on how to put the shock back together. This chapter covers everything from assembly procedures, to correctly bleeding the shock, to pressurizing the reservoir.