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    Santa Cruz Bullit with sheered suspension bolt

    Ok, so i had a suspension bolt sheer off in the swingarm. its recessed about 3/4 of an inch down in the linkage and i'm not sure how to remove it.

    any advice?
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    EZ OUT extractor.
    You can buy an EZ OUt kit cheap. Just make sure you get a tool that fits inside the diameter of the linkage bore.
    If you have a good machine shop nearby, they can likely fix it in 5 minutes.
    A good bike shop should also have an extractor kit.

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    Thanks! I thought about that, wasn't sure it would be able to get down inside the hole or not.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    sometimes it is worth it to just bring it to bike shop....they have done it enough to avoid problems....
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    I wouldn't suggest an EZ out, if you break one (due to it being very brittle) they're pretty tough to remove, especially if you break one inside of there. I'd just take the bike to a machine shop in your area, and they should be able to remove it for 20 bucks. I'd also take it to a machine shop over say a bike shop.

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    take it to a machine shop. using an ez-out in a tight spot is almost impossible without a drill press...


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    Update: got the bolt out and all went smoothly. SC sent me a replacement and all was well... For about 3 hours.
    First day back on the bike and the shock blows up. Oil all over the place. The shop says that they can't fix it, so I guess I'm in the market for a new shock. Anybody know the dimensions?
    Also looking for recommendations. The dhx 3.0 came stock, but I'm thinking a 5.0 would be a good upgrade (pro-pedal or similar platform would make the bike a lot better to climb on).
    Thoughts?
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    what is the stroke
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Not sure how to accurately measure that. I will pull the shock, remove the coil and see.
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    8.5 x 2.5"/216x63mm
    22x8 mounting hardware

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11053 View Post
    8.5 x 2.5"/216x63mm
    22x8 mounting hardware
    Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for.
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    Hell of a jump, dawg. Even though they're baggy shorts, I'm surprised that you can fit your balls into them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdawg21892 View Post
    Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for.
    I have a brand new Float CTD without Kashima I think Fox calls it a "evolution". I took it off of a 2014 Nomad I'm going to sell for like 150.00 plus shipping if that might work for you and your interested.

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