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I have the shock apart on my 17 crf450rx and wasn't sure what normal wear looks like on the piston band. This is after a little over 50 hours. Does this look ok to use or should it be replaced?

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I wish you the best of luck in your journey to find replacements, and actually get them into your hands. It has been a challenge for me.

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Sdi lists parts as in stock for the 17 crf450. I need shims so I'll order a band also. I will measure the diameter and see what kind of clearance I have.

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53 minutes ago, Kawabuggy said:

I wish you the best of luck in your journey to find replacements, and actually get them into your hands. It has been a challenge for me.

why would it be so hard ? it's the same piston ring (piston seal) 52413-KZ3-J31 that Honda has been using since the 2000 CR250....

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I would suggest a band like the one mx-tech has. Easier to install and more durable

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50.4 is a bit large , 50.3 is as large as you need, you can turn it down to 50.25 and I bet it will look nice again , is the bore ok ?

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