2007 Stumpjumper FSR Comp Rear Shock Problem

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2007 Stumpjumper FSR Comp Rear Shock Problem

Postby the-waves » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:00 pm

Hi Guys,

I recently took my 2007 Stumpjumper FSR Comp out of storage:
http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/ ... comp#specs
Its in decent shape but the shock needs servicing, which will be over $200. The trouble is that its a 7.75 x 1.75 shock and the closest I can find is a fox RP23 7.75 x 2.00, so .25 too much stroke.

My feeling is that this will be OK and I don't want to spend all that $$$ n an old pretty average rear shock. Can anybody confirm my suspicions?
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by BNA » Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:54 pm

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Re: 2007 Stumpjumper FSR Comp Rear Shock Problem

Postby trainedmonkey » Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:54 pm

Why not buy the seal kit and do the service yourself? It's really very straightforward and there are videos on YouTuibe of how to do it.
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Re: 2007 Stumpjumper FSR Comp Rear Shock Problem

Postby trailgumby » Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:30 pm

If its a standard fox shock it's easy ... the kits can be bought for $25 from your LBS (discounted from US$6.00 elsewhere in the world ;) ).

If its a brain shock they seem to be a smaller proprietary size and will need an OEM seal kit
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