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 Post subject: NCY Low down shock GY6 issue
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:33 pm 
So I have an NCY lowdown shock that I'm trying to install on my Composimo GY6 mount. I have no issue with the shock bolting down to the mount however the shock doesn't have the correct angle to mount to the motor. After further inspection I noticed that a portion of the GY6 case was preventing the shock from being mounted because it hits it. I tried mounting to the GY6 first then the mount but I'm encountering the same angle issue with the shock hitting the GY6 case.

I circled the part I'm talking about below and you can see on the bottom inside part of the shock where it is making contact (bare metal is showing now)
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I was thinking it was a height issue so I had a buddy come over and we lifted the frame as much as we possibly could to align everything but the angle just isn't there.

So anybody else have this issue before? I'm thinking about grinding that portion down but not sure what that will do the integrity of the GY6. The shock is used but was previously mounted on a GY6. Additionally, this shock is the same one most vendors sell in their GY6 kits so I'm pretty sure my shock isn't the issue.

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 Post subject: Re: NCY Low down shock GY6 issue
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:26 am 
I've had this problem. Mojo mount but same deal. In my case the shock fit on, but when I hit the first big bump it cracked the tab where the shock attaches on the swingarm (where you circled it). There's an area on the side of the shock that rubs up where near the drum brake line would attach, when you hit a bump it pushes the shock out to the side and will crack it. Prob the same thing you're seeing.

Not sure how to get around it other than using a different shock or maybe putting some sort of adapter on the mount in that area.

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 Post subject: Re: NCY Low down shock GY6 issue
PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:38 am 
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I've had this problem. Mojo mount but same deal. In my case the shock fit on, but when I hit the first big bump it cracked the tab where the shock attaches on the swingarm (where you circled it). There's an area on the side of the shock that rubs up where near the drum brake line would attach, when you hit a bump it pushes the shock out to the side and will crack it. Prob the same thing you're seeing.

Not sure how to get around it other than using a different shock or maybe putting some sort of adapter on the mount in that area.


Well that sucks! Sounds like another I need to buy another part to make this work. Damn GY6 swap!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: NCY Low down shock GY6 issue
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:59 am 
You just need to grind the right side of the shock a little until it clears the case. Some people will grind the case but I prefer to take it off the shock.

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 Post subject: Re: NCY Low down shock GY6 issue
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:52 am 
shiba999 wrote:
You just need to grind the right side of the shock a little until it clears the case. Some people will grind the case but I prefer to take it off the shock.


So I talked to Composimo and they told me the same thing. I ended cutting a slit on the shock. Everything fits perfectly now.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:25 pm 
:highfive: cool thanks for posting the solution

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:04 pm 
Pics of solution?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:01 pm 
Version2.0 wrote:
Pics of solution?


yeah. interesting that you chose to cut the engine instead of the shock. I'd like to see it too.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:24 pm 
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interesting that you chose to cut the engine instead of the shock. I'd like to see it too.


I think he said he ground the shock, not the case.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:48 am 
d0h! I read that all wrong. I was like, why would he cut a slit in the case?

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:41 pm 
Yeah, a pic would def be good. I'm thinking grinding, not slit cutting... but was thinking maybe the slit just cuts out a notch in the shock like grinding it would.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:55 pm 
I'm in the same boat. Would love some pics.

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