HELP! ktm 250sx shock removal

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1/12/2018 7:43 PM

Been trying to get the shock out of my 2017 250sx for an hour...cant do it? anyone have some tips? I did it on my 4 stroke no problem, can't seem to do it on the 2 stroke...
removed silencer
removed linkage bolts, swung linkage out of the way.
shock drops down but will not come out the side..do i need to take off subframe? or main exhaust ? tis should be a 10 minute job, any tips appreciated.

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1/12/2018 9:03 PM

Did you lift up on the rear wheel as you drop it down and pull it out?

You can remove the exhaust and 2 lower subframe bolts and just lift it he subframe a bit.

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1/13/2018 6:53 AM

Remove mud flap or swing out of the way and pull out from there.

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1/13/2018 7:56 AM

Ended up taking out three subframe bolts and wiggling it out man what a bitch
For what it's worth stock springs 247 I thought it was 260

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