Race Tech Suspension Upgrade on a 1974 BMW R60 /6

Modern performance with Race Tech cartridge emulators and shocks

16. Install the spring, bushing and damping piston on the top of the rod and the check valve at the bottom. Note the small piston rings have been installed on the piston. They slip on and off with very little effort. We used pliers to hold the piston tight while simultaneously tightening the check valve assembly.
Photo by Landon Hall