Pivot Works Linkage/Shock Bearing Kit

Pivot Works Linkage/Shock Bearing Kit
Pivot Works Linkage/Shock Bearing Kit

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Description Item #PVW0002

A worn rear suspension linkage can lead to poor handling and suspension action. But, with Pivot Works you can restore that like new feeling with just one complete kit.

  • Each linkage / shock kit contains the lower shock bearing and every O.E. quality bearing, seal, pin and collar you need to rebuild your shock linkage.
  • Includes Chevron Starplex EP lubricating grease to ease installation.
  • Backed by a lifetime replacement offer

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23 Reviews
4.4 out of 5 stars
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Splash
Verified Purchaser
Portland or
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Great product

Quality bearings and seal. Note that is does NOT come with upper shock bearing. Also does not come with the 6 outer washers that the seals ride on.

Yarz
Verified Purchaser
Tarentum, PA, USA
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Perfect Replacement

This linkage kit was a perfectly fitting replacement for my 06 KX. It was simple to press the bearings in and then slide the bushings right in. I was VERY surprised that they came with PivotWorks lifetime replacement program, in which PivotWorks will provide the owner of a kit with a new kit, once the useful life of the original kit has expired as a result of normal wear and tear (subject to conditions).

jason
Verified Purchaser
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2001 KX250 Linkage Bearing Kit

Linkage bearings in kit were to small. 01 KX205 linkage bearings should be approx. 22mm in diameter these were much smaller.

ERIC
Verified Purchaser
DAYTONA BEACH FL
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OEM IS NOT PERFECT LIKE FACTORY

I PRCHASED THIS SET OF BEARINGS AND ROLLERS FOR A 2004 KX125. THEY WORK WELL AND INSTALL OK, AND PERFORM GREAT. I WOULD HAVE TO SAY THOUGH THAT ONE OF THE SLIDER/SPACERS THAT GO'S BETWEEN THE BEARINGS WAS NOT AN EXACT FIT. ONE SLIDER WAS 1/8 OF AND INCH TOO LONG AND NEEDED TO BE SHAVED DOWN TO BE MADE TO FIT BETTER WITH THE METAL OUTTER SEALS. THIS IS NOT A FACTORY PRODUCT SO I GUESS THE SIZE NOT BEING PERFECT IS ACCEPTABLE. OVER ALL A GOOD PRODUCT THOUGH. HAVING THE RIGHT TOOLS ARE VERY IMPORTANT FOR THIS JOB. GET A LARGE VISE.

Banater
Verified Purchaser
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Great product!

Used these for years. Top quality and comes with a warranty.

dillon
Indiana, USA
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Good purchase

everything fit just like oem. works great!

Clark58
Top 250 Contributor Verified Purchaser
New Wilmington, PA
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Pivot Works

Overall good product. Only negative is it does not include top shock bearing.

speedy
Verified Purchaser
virginia

very good product. the only bad thing is no instructions. you would need a vice clamp and a socket to press them out and in. turned out to be a breeze.

Zukguy
Top 1000 Contributor
Long Island, New York, USA
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Smooth out your ride

I have used Pivot Works suspension bearings in several bikes. The most recent being an RM125. Bearings are sized correctly and install easily with the correct tools.

drjeckle643
Verified Purchaser
Las Vegas, NV, USA
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Good Product

The Bearings are good quality and fit correctly. But beware that you will need a blind bearing puller for the dog bone linkage on some models mine was for an 08 RMZ 450

MotoDadandMechanic
Verified Purchaser
Buffalo, NY, USA
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Nothing like fresh bearings

Hi performance product, excellent results after installation

Jman
Verified Purchaser
Lewisville, TX
Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
Pivot Works Bearing Set

Everything went together as it should. Can't comment on durability or performance because I haven't taken it out yet but as far as fit and ease of ordering it was pretty straightforward.

YZ250
pa
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Not everything you need

They show the top shock bearing in the picture - it's not in the kit.
The bearings are thin and weak, they are easily distorted during installation. There are no instructions - which I don't necessarily need, but some kind of reference is appropriate for a kit with over a dozen parts in it. I'll go OEM over these next time.

dirtbike250xx
Verified Purchaser
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So Far So Good

I have these installed on crf250x, for about 5 rides now. But have been wet rides, involving snow. Linkage has been underwater in near freezing temps and so far the seals are doing their job.

Boone
Verified Purchaser
Arizona
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OEM

This kit is exactly lie the original bearings, easy install just like OEM.

DFreda
Verified Purchaser Top 250 Contributor
Orlando, FL
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Great product!!!

Really great and very chip price... i dont want to clean it any more.. just replaced!!!

Fellowmotoenthusiast
Spanaway wa
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Works like a champ

StephenMX
Top 250 Contributor Verified Purchaser
Millstone, New Jersey
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Good OEM replacement

Good product and much more affordable over OEM parts. I used these on my 2004 CR250 and haven't had any problems and will purchase again in the future when they wear out.

Trackster1
Redding, CA
Do it Yourself

Parts are good quality, go in easily and fit perfectly (providing you press them in as per specs). There is really no reason to not do this maintenance yourself using these parts. It's such a good feeling to know you did it, did it correctly and saved money in the process.

Devildog662

A full season with a lot of mud riding packed with a heavy coating of grease and they're still holding strong

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4 Questions
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Rob50
Location: UK
Q: Hi, Please can you confirm whether this kit includes the Swingarm bearings or is it the linkage and lower shock only?
2 years 3 months ago
MotoSportRyanT
MotoSport Staff Expert
2 years 3 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: This kit would only include the Linkage and Lower Shock Bearings/Bushings. It would not include the Swingarm Bearings.

You can find the Linkage/Shock/Swingarm Kit here: http://www.motosport.com/dirtbike/Pivot-Works-Swing-Arm-Shock-Linkage-Bearing-Combo
Laporno
2 years 2 months ago Location: Clifton par
A: Lower linkage only swing arm bearings r a difrent kit
Rutan
Q: Will this kit do both the shock bearing (upper/lower) and all the linkage or will the all balls kit?
2 years 5 months ago
I am looking for a all in one complete kit.
MotoSportRyanT
Expert MotoSport Staff
2 years 5 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: There is actually not a bearing in the top of the shock on your 2001 Kawasaki KX65, there is a bushing. This kit contains the lower shock bearing and every OE quality bearing, seal, pin and collar you need to rebuild your shock linkage. If your upper bushing is worn out I would recommend ordering the OEM replacement via out OEM parts finder.

(OEM Link: http://www.motosport.com/dirtbike/oem-parts/KAWASAKI/2001/KX65/SHOCK-ABSORBER%28S%29?sku=92092-1078 )
Gmoney55v
Q: Pivot Works Linkage/Shock Bearing Kit?
Over 3 years ago
Does this kit include a bladder? A bumper?
MotoSportExpert
MotoSport Staff
Over 3 years ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: This is only for the linkage and shock bearings. It does not include the shock bumper or bladder. You would need to purchase the Pivot Works repair kit if you need a bladder and bumper. It contains a new bladder, new complete seal-head, piston ring, piston O-ring, bumper, and new shaft nut.
MotoDadandMechanic
Over 3 years ago Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
A: NO
Boston820
Q: Does this kit include the top shock bearing?
Over 3 years ago
Ks191
Over 3 years ago Location: Topeka, KS, USA
A: Nope
MotoSportExpert
MotoSport Staff
Over 3 years ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: No, this does not include the upper shock bearing. It includes all of the bearings for the linkage and the lower shock bearing. The upper bearing will need to be purchased separately.
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