Tusk Shock Spring Compressor

Tusk Shock Spring Compressor
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Tusk Shock Spring Compressor

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    The Tusk Shock Spring Compressor makes motorcycle shock coil spring removal and installation a simple task. Spring coil hooks and bolt are made from hardened chromoly steel while the outer body is made from stainless steel. The bolt head accepts a 17mm wrench or a 3/8" ratchet to make the compression quick.
  • Makes motorcycle shock spring removal and installation a simple task.
  • Durable chromoly and stainless steel construction.
  • Bolt head accepts a 17mm wrench or a 3/8" ratchet to make the compression quick.
  • Complete with a quality steel holding case.
  • Sold in pairs (a must for spring removal).
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4.0 / 5.0
60 Reviews
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7
Value
4.2 / 5
Durability
3.9 / 5
Ease of Use
4.0 / 5
Performance
3.9 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes (43)
No (8)
Value
2 / 5
Durability
3 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Recommend it?
No
Would not recommend for RZR springs
I purchased these to install shock therapy level 4 spring kit. Kinda worked for 2 rear struts. Ends up slowly working their way towards one another only compressing one side of spring. Then you have to trust one will hold while you move the other. Sketch city. Maybe if you buy 4 it would work better but I ended up taking my front struts/springs down to Evans and using their wall mounted spring compressor. Not as easy as it looks in the RM video where it was suggested.
May 10, 2019
San Diego, CA, US
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Value
3 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Tusk spring compressor review
I purchased a set of Tusk spring compressors to do a front tender spring swap on my RZR1000XP. They worked very well. The kit includes replacement jaws that prevent scratching of the powder coating. I definitely recommend this tool.

-m-2015 POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 1000--
May 7, 2019
Gilbert , AZ, US
Age: 65+
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great tool, great price
These made quick work of replacing my tender springs on the Polaris RZR. Would definitely recommend getting a set to have around!

-m-2016 POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 1000--
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16 Polaris RzR 1000xp. Made quick work of the spring replacement with the Tusk compressors.
April 23, 2019
Wyoming, PA, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Value
3 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Recommend it?
No
Worked but barely
I used to compress the stock rear shock on 2015 KLR. That worked fine. When I needed to then compress the yellow Top Gun shock it took many attempts with the compressors sliding off or pinching together. 3 stars because they worked (barely) but I won’t try them again in that spring. One of slipped completely off while compressed which made removing the remaining one a chore.
If they were a few inche# taller they would probably be perfect.

-m-2015 KAWASAKI KLR650--
April 20, 2019
Austin, TX, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Did the trick!
Used to replace rear spring on KLR. Would work better if they were an inch or two longer. Make sure to use lube as there is a lot of heat generated while compressing!

-m-2008 KAWASAKI KLR650--
April 17, 2019
Fernie, BC, CA
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
I highly recommend for all utv ,ATV, mx shock work
Theres nothing bad to say bout these tools. They are small enough to fit in your tool box the best thing I like about them is that you can use a wrench or ratchet to compress or decompress

-m-2017 POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 4 1000--
April 14, 2019
Phoenix, AZ, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Well built easy to use.
The compressors worked as intended and were very easy to use. I like that they come with replacement jaw protectors. They are strong and well built to be able to handle the pressure of the RZR springs I was installing.

-m-2015 POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 1000--
April 3, 2019
Dunseith , ND, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
251 - 280 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
4 / 5
Durability
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
It worked
It worked only grabbed 3 coils had to compress with that then release one and grab 4 coils this was for a klr

-m-2011 KAWASAKI KLR650--
March 13, 2019
Regina, SK, CA
Purchased
2 months ago
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Does the job
I compressed some springs on a xp 1000 RZR and it worked quite well.

-m-2016 POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 1000--
January 1, 2019
Prairie du Sac, WI, US
Age: 65+
Purchased
5 months ago
Gender:
Male
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Shock compressor
Easy to use makes getting shocks off rzr so much easier.

-m-2017 POLARIS RANGER 1000 XP EPS--
December 20, 2018
Nebo, KY, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
6 months ago
Gender:
Female
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Does this work for atv spring?
barry d on Jul 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I purchased the Tusk spring compressor for my Tiger 800 rear shock spring which requires it to be compressed before it can be removed from the shock body. This tool is a universal design and worked great to compress the spring so I could get at the retaining clip which holds the unit in place. Most ATV shock springs are very similar so I would recommend this tool for that application.
Would the Tusk shock spring compressor tool work with fork springs as well?
Jonathan L on Feb 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The Tusk shock spring compressor tool is designed for spring coil over shocks (rear shock(s) on a motorcycle). Here's how it works, the kit comes with 2 compressors, each one has 2 hooks that when fully spread apart hook onto the coil spring, you hook onto the spring with 1 and hook the other onto the spring at the opposite side if the spring/shock. As you alternately (a few revolutions at a time) tighten (turn the screw) on each compressor, well it compresses the spring until you have enough play to remove the retaining fastener. At this point you (alternately) loosen the compressors until the spring is no longer in tension. Now you can slide off the spring and disassemble the shock to replace seals, etc. A tool is not needed for the front forks as the spring is inside the tubes, when you remove the hex cap on the top of the forks by the time the hex cap is ready to come off there is only hand pressure on the spring, as long as you keep downward pressure on the hex cap while you unscrew it there is little chance of bodily injury or 911 calls for an ambulance, although I do know some people that force me to get my phone ready for 911 as soon as they pick up a wrench, ha. Hope this helps (and gives a chuckle). I can tell you though that although the Tusk spring compressor is designed for motorcycle shocks, I have used it a few times on snowmobile rear suspension shocks ( a hell of a lot more tension) and the tool held its own like a champ, got a bit hairy and the 15 year old got nervous and backed away but it worked with no damage to the tool, I use my cordless impact gun to tighten the screw, but remember to alternate, only a few revolutions at a time. it's a nice product. I have lots of Tusk tools and am very happy, I don't work for Tusk but maybe RMATV will send me something free, hint, hint, ha.
Will this compressor tool work on a 2015 Yamaha Viking shocks?
Herbert L on Dec 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will.
What is the maximum spring rate this compressor is rated/good for? I'm curious if a 12kg/mm spring can be compressed.
Justin H on May 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Any limit would be based on the maximum force, which would depend on how much you wanted to compress the spring. But, I don't know what maximum force they are designed for or how far you want to compress the spring.
Does it work with utv springs like Polaris rzr xp1000 springs?
travis s on Sep 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not to put Tusk down I have been very impressed with their products, but I just changed the springs on my XP 1000 this weekend and these compressors are not the best choice for the Shock Therapy spring installation. They slide on the springs and you can easily hurt yourself. I ended up going to AutoZone and renting a set of strut spring compressors, they are a much better choice for working with UTV shock springs.
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