You might want to pull the upper shock bolt an inspect it for bending.
Don't ask how, Sherwood designed a double shear pivot which is inherently strong, but we bent the you know what out of our bolt. It was visibly bent, but rolling it on a flat surface with head hung off the edge had it wobbling like a drunken sailor.
BTW, this is in regards to the 6mm series of bolts. I beleive the long travel rockers have 8mm bolts. I don't know if later frames, (ours is an 06) were upgraded to 8mm.
Before anyone gets all crazy thinking it's from bottoming, nope...We seldom use more than 90% of the stroke on the biggest routine hits and we have a super progressive bottoming control since we run a DHX 5.0 air.
One contributing factor may be the bolt is stainless.
Being as it is October, this may be a good replacement during some of the winter tuneups.
I'm trying to source some USA made high grade replacements. I'll let you know how it pans out.
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