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xr600 shock years/interchangeability

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Hey guys...

Im having issues with my stock 88xr600 shock, it has no bumperstop and I have bottomed out in rough riding, managing to hit and crack my new powercore muffler. Tig welded it and its ok for now.

Here is my issue...

I have heard conflicting stories on whether or not I can put a piggyback(91 and up shocks) shock on my 1988 xr600.

1988 AND UP FRAMES ARE THE SAME.

Airbox on my 88 is slightly different(dont know how) than 91 and up due to the fact that 88-90 years had twin stainless pipes, and different jetting.

Now. Over here on TT there are a couple of members who have done this mod, and say YES a piggyback shock will fit 88-90 years.

87 AND DOWN IS A NO because of the airbox and twin carb and different top frame mount.

Sooooooooooooooooo

Without naming those people can somebody simply CONFIRM this info for me as I want to buy a piggyback shock for its better performance and size, rebuild and revalve it for my style of riding, and call it good!

Please please say its so!

Thanks,

Christian

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