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Old 01-23-18, 07:36 PM
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Rear shock problem

I have a full suspension 20'' folder, similar to a Dahon JetstreamP8. It comes with not adjustable rear shock. I have the bike just over 1 month and noticed, from day one, that rear suspension not working at all. I can't even slightly move (compress)the shaft by pushing saddle down. I took the shock out, and tried to compress it - no luck. I was told by the seller on line, that it takes time for air to leak out to a usable condition... What a bs. Does anyone having similar issue with not adjustable rear shock? Is this can be fixed? Thanks.
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Are there any small screws on the thing? I would put on safety glasses and open that a tiny bit to see if any pressure comes out. Beware it might be high pressure and shoot out like a bullet. Maybe do it facing away from you towards a pillow so it catches the screw. If there are no openings then this might just be something that looks like a shock but isn't.

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Its a blatant copy I assume
If the shock has the same dimension like the dahon quality shock i might be able to help
I have different ones but all are not cheap
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Originally Posted by ThorUSA View Post
Its a blatant copy I assume
If the shock has the same dimension like the dahon quality shock i might be able to help
I have different ones but all are not cheap
Could that be an OEM Dahon rebrand? There's tools much exactly the same. Even the handlepost looks identical.
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Yes. This bike is identical to a Dahon Jetstream P8. But it has18 speed and hydraulic disc brakes. love it.
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Its a blatant copy I assume
If the shock has the same dimension like the dahon quality shock i might be able to help
I have different ones but all are not cheap
Thanks, Thor. THE Shock is 125mm from eye to eye. I just ordered on line an adjustable air shock of the same size.
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