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Preparing For Bearing Housing Placement

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20. With the fluid primed into the shock and the air bubbles worked out, the O-ring on the outside of the bearing housing was greased and the housing slipped into the shock body. Excess fluid is pushed out during this process, ensuring no air pocket is left behind in the shock. This must occur with the shock shaft at full extension with the rod guide touching the internal spacer or top-out plate.