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    stuck shocks?

    Hey guys,

    In the process of fixing my long ignored bike and i noticed that the shocks are completely locked. They are RST 63mm shocks. Is there anyway to unstick them?
    Thanks!

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    Rip 'em apart, clean all the crap out, apply fresh grease (NOT lithium-based) and re-assemble.

    If you're not confident doing this, take it to a bike shop.

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    There should be two allen/hex key bolts at the bottom of each leg of the fork, undo those and they should come apart.

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    thanks guys.

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    Hey guys i took it apart like you recommended and look what i found (in addition to several mls of black water)





    this is after 20 seconds of wd40. Anyone want to recommend a good deruster?

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