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    ExclamationCAUTION Bitubo fitting

    Don't wanna teach granny to suck eggs but offered up my Bitubo shock to my frame and noticed the top mount spacers once installed on the unit do not measure 30mm across as stated on the installation sheet Sat for a few mins measured and re-measured then spotted the reservoir bracket in the box. This part must be fitted to achieve the correct spacer width. If you don't put the bracket on then the frame mounting point will be under stress and could fracture at the weld.You would also get movement of the top of the shock. I assume top mount on TLS and R are the same?
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    I noticed this too while installing mine!
    I had a hard time getting the reservoar in place as well... But with a little patience I got it in place!!

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    Anyone installed it on their R yet? Any problems to think of?



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    The top of the R mount is different that the S spring mount.
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    Thanks for letting us know






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    Mine is on, (R), nothing seems slack/loose, only been able to do about 100 miles since due to weather...

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    Hi! My name is Roby and I'm a TL1000S K1 owner.

    First one, I want to say sorry for my english

    I have mounted a Bitubo shock absorber on my TL but for weather conditions I have not check it

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    Welcome aboard
    Hey your English is a lot better than my Italian!
    God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain amount of things. Right now I am so far behind I will never die!

    The best gift you can give your children is your time........ride safe

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    Thanks Tlspilot!

    If you want I can teach you italian language

    But before this you have to explain me your problem with Bitubo dumper...because I have not full understand your first message

    You've a problem with spacers for fixing the top of shock absorber? Exactly?

    I haven't mounted the Bitubo with my hand...but my technician had not tell me about problem or mistake!

    Now in North Italy weather is very bad (snow...snow...snow) and I have not check the TL with new dumper...when will be sunny I'll tell you about my first riding-impression!

    In my "avatar" there's a red TL but mine is all black with customized paint...original was black (Suzuki import in Italy only red or black TL-S) but on april 2003 I have crash it

    Best regards!

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