High-G FJR Junkie!
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Millgrove, ON, CA
If I were in the market for a shock, and I were riding one-up, I'd buy that Penske. If I were riding two up, I'd want the HPA option (remote preload adjuster). That is, when you take a pillion along, you're not about to be adjusting that preload ring a couple of turns very easily, almost better to take it off and do it.
However, a couple of tidbits about it....
It has the new design clevis, so it isn't more than a couple of years old. I'd think not too too many miles on that. Even so, a rebuild by your local shop should only be around $200... I wouldn't rebuild it unless it was leaking. Still cheaper than a new one.
One also doesn't know what spring is on it. Betters it's better than a Gen1 or 2 OEM, yep or the guy wouldn't have gone there. If it is a spring that has the part number stamped on it... ask the seller if there is any markings, those codes are readily available. If you're a heavyweight and need a new spring for it, it will be around $120. You can put it on yourself... meanwhile you can likely ride it as is, maybe have to tweak the preload a bit.
Keep yer stick on the ice....
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