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    How to refill Sumo alu shocks? (#24600)

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    I just got some aluminium shocks for the Sumo (part #24600) and some of the shocks don't have enough fluid in them.

    How do I refill these shocks? I can remove the screw on the bottom (the one that the shaft goes through), but the cap doesn't want to come off. I assume it's not one piece. Is the cap glued on?


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    RE: How to refill Sumo alu shocks? (#24600)


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    Hi-

    I just got some aluminium shocks for the Sumo (part #24600) and some of the shocks don't have enough fluid in them.

    How do I refill these shocks? I can remove the screw on the bottom (the one that the shaft goes through), but the cap doesn't want to come off. I assume it's not one piece. Is the cap glued on?*


    Thanks!
    I cant imagine its glued on. Probly just hard to get enough force on it cause they are small.
    Use a small screw driver to go threw the screw hole of the cap and a good pair of pliers (maybe with some tape on them) on the shock body to get a good grip.
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    RE: How to refill Sumo alu shocks? (#24600)

    Thanks for the suggestion, the caps came off with some tape covered pliers.

    All shocks were very low on oil. I would say between 1/4 to 1/2 filled. 

    I filled them up with 35 wt oil (the thinnest I have), but it's too thick for the shocks. They don't even move through the oil.

    Anybody has any suggestion on what weight they should be filled with?




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