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Old 05-27-2004, 12:46 AM   #16
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Shredded a shock shaft (or, piston rod, in XRay speak) trying to assemble the shocks in my new Factory Kit. Going to buy a good 4-40 tap set and pre-thread those shock ends before attempting again.

Soviet - thanks for the leather tip. I'll try that while building the new shocks.

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almost did that myself, i can tell you, pre-threading wont do you any good, i think soviet's suggestion is the best one i've read so far. i think a new thread should be started about xray owners' misery with the iti biti shock eyelets
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Old 05-27-2004, 01:27 AM   #17
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Shredded a shock shaft (or, piston rod, in XRay speak) trying to assemble the shocks in my new Factory Kit. Going to buy a good 4-40 tap set and pre-thread those shock ends before attempting again.

Soviet - thanks for the leather tip. I'll try that while building the new shocks.

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No problem guys...here's a photo of what I mean....
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