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    Shock covers

    Anyone install shock covers to protect and keep them clean like the fabric tube sleeves used on ATV if so where did you get them?


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    I got some rubber ones for my K75RT. I think I got them from Bob's BMW. Make sure you get the right length.
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    My local dealer got the ones I used on my GS out of some catalog. That was 6 or 7 years ago.


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    Thanks

    Thanks for the help

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    Hi Jim, is this for a specific model bike? OM
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    covers

    Omega Man,

    2008 R1200RT and 2000 R1100S

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    I made one for my front shock from a square foot of black marine-grade vinyl. Less than $5 at the local material outlet.
    Measure the outside diameter and multiply by Pi to get the circumference; add 1/4" for "slip & slide" over the spring; and add another 1" for overlap (my total was about 10");
    Trim down the [to be] "Vertical" side to allow access to any adjusters;
    Glue it together & have the local shoe-repair shop add some stitching for reinforcement ($5 at my local guy);
    Use some ty-wraps (I used 6) to anchor it to the top coil of the spring, and Viola!
    (I have a Hugger on the rear wheel, so the shock stays fairly clean.)

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