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Heres something different

Check the bladder tha inflates with oil when the shock is compressed.

 

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Heres something different

Check the bladder tha inflates with oil when the shock is compressed.

I don't understand, there's oil in the bladder??

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yes.

when shock is compressed the displaced oil goes in the blader.

Its showa

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Plus there is no Schrader valve or anything to pressurize nitrogen.

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I am planning to drill and fit a Schrader valve on the bottom cup, less expensive than RT'blader cup.

The shock is messed up. There's chrome missing here and there off the shaft so not much money will be spend repairing it. It will probably eat through the seal sooner or latet.

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then your bladder has a leak

Look at the picture.  The shock is designed so the bladder faces the other direction. 

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More oil volume that way

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Look at the picture. The shock is designed so the bladder faces the other direction.

sorry not to be a dumbass here. If oil is in the bladder chamber that's normal and should be there. If oil is inside the bladder itself it's leaking and needs replacing. Not all Showa's have shraders. They have needle fills ports

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No needle fills.

Look carefully at the picture it's designed to work with oil in the bladder.

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The additional oil from shock compression is forced into the bladder which can then expand into the empty space in the chamber. Essentially, the resistance of the bladder to expand is equivalent to the nitrogen pressure in a normal shock preventing the bladder from compressing.

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sorry not to be a dumbass here. If oil is in the bladder chamber that's normal and should be there. If oil is inside the bladder itself it's leaking and needs replacing. Not all Showa's have shraders. They have needle fills ports

:facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:

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