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Alternative shocks for zl400

Lizzy Apr 10, 2019

  1. Lizzy

    Lizzy New Member

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    hi there my shocks are past their best, can anyone recommend alternative aftermarket shocks either for 400 or 600 which look like the originals.

    Is the eye to eye 325mmTHANK YOU
     
  2. GaryD

    GaryD Supporting Member

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    I'd go for YSS as a reasonable alternative but my ZL came with a pair of those cheapo piggyback shocks and to be honest they were no worse than the I remember of the originals.
     
  3. Lizzy

    Lizzy New Member

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    Hello Gary
    thank you for your reply, what are YSS ?
     
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    GaryD Supporting Member

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    Trojan441 Active Member

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    You would be better for originality to go for a good better "nick" second-hand pair from a dry State in the USA or even a drier Mediterranean Continental Europe country! Not sure how many models, ZL, EL, EN, VN, fitted this type of shock if the 250s and VN cruisers did, then there are more out there! Otherwise I am going to check whether Norman @ NJB shocks can rebuild them, if he can I will let u know!
    The original pattern is I think, is a copy of those fitted by Harley Davidson in the 70s & 80s!


    Cheers

    John H
     
  6. Lizzy

    Lizzy New Member

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    Thank you Trojan, appreciate your help
     
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