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are shock pumps proprietary to shocks or can you use an air compressor that's capable of 200+ psi to fill the shock also? i would just try it but im afraid of it not fitting and just losing air pressure.
 

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a compressor will most likely cause your shock to explode. shock pumps put very small amounts of air in at a time because shocks don't hold much. a compressor works with large volumes of air. you're going to seriously damage your shock without the proper pump. invest in a pump...all kinds of places have them. you don't need a brand specific one and you can even get one in a motorcycle shop (my dad has one for his harley's rear shocks).
 

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I can picture the Wile E. Coyote-type explosion when you hooked a compressor up to the shock. FWIW, shock pumps (I recommend getting one with a gauge) can be had for $20-30.
 

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anavrinIV said:
not necessarily, no...but the shock will fill up fast and I don't know that someone asking this kind of question would be ready for it. I'm just trying to help a guy out : )
maybe you got a point...Tho, the OP might just be double checking, and I'm just trying to stop mis-information.
 
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