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    Firefox Refurb.

    My 2008 GSA 17,000 miles rear ESA suspension decided to throw oil over my drive this morning.I phoned my independent fixer and he has a Firefox refurb unit available at £440.00 bike collected and fitted, wondered if this was the way to go.

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    I'd phone Firefox for a price first. JJH

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    Wow! JJH

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    Phoned my dealer and was quoted £1450 for a new unit and bike collection.

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    Firefox Refurb.

    £440 is at least double the going rate for a shock rebuild but good value for a replacement.
    Leaving them too long (as I have sadly) before rebuild is false economy as almost certainly more parts will have to be replaced rather than simply cleaned and put back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sweeney Todd View Post
    My 2008 GSA 17,000 miles rear ESA suspension decided to throw oil over my drive this morning.I phoned my independent fixer and he has a Firefox refurb unit available at £440.00 bike collected and fitted, wondered if this was the way to go.
    Got my GSA back today after the Firefox Refurb and everything seems to be great enjoyed the ride home the bike seems to handle well again,and 1100 pounds cheaper than BMW quoted me and said that it was a sealed unit and could not be refurbed!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sweeney Todd View Post
    Got my GSA back today after the Firefox Refurb and everything seems to be great enjoyed the ride home the bike seems to handle well again,and 1100 pounds cheaper than BMW quoted me and said that it was a sealed unit and could not be refurbed!!!
    When someone tells me that the unit is "sealed" to me that means that they don't have the tools/skills needed to do the job. JJH

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