On-Road Parts - Tools and Oils

Motorcycle Fork and Shock Tools

Quality Suspension Tools For Home Servicing

Reactive Suspension offer a range of high quality suspension tools essential for working on motorcycle forks and shock absorbers. Having the right tool for the job makes the task a lot easier, quicker and reduces the likelihood of parts being damaged.

Listed here are just some of the tools we have available. If you can't find what you require please Contact Us.


Traxxion Dynamics Fork Spring Compressor Kit Traxxion Dynamics Fork Spring Compressor Kit

The Fork Spring Compressor Kit is an essential tool for servicing or changing springs in upside down forks. This kit consists of the fork spring compressor, damper rod holding plate and fork bleed tool.

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Fork Spring Compressor and Finger Plate - £32.92

Bleed Tool - £19.02

Complete Kit - £49.94

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Fork Oil Level Gauge Fork Oil Level Gauge

For checking and adjusting the oil level on all conventional and upside down forks, the adjustable setting ring will measure oil levels from 0 to 300mm. The tool can also be used on MTB front forks.

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Fork Oil Level Guage - £17.83

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Fork and Shock Oil Fork and Shock Oil

We recommend Silkolene Race Suspension Fluids due to their extremely high viscosity index. A high viscosity index significantly reduces damper fade. The oil's excellent lubricating properties reduce wear and contamination.


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Silkolene RSF - £10.44

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Fork Service Kit Fork Service Kit

All the tools that you require to change the oil or springs in upside down forks. The kit includes a fork spring compressor kit, cartridge bleed tool, a fork oil level tool and a litre of fork fluid.

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Fork Service Kit - £70.65

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Big Piston Fork Tool Kit Big Piston Fork Tool Kit

This kit consists of a fork cap wrench and seal head tool for servicing and changing springs on Big Piston Forks.

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45 x 49 Octagon Wrench - £10.59

Hexagon Seal Head Tool - £12.95

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R6 Fork Tool Kit R6 Fork Tool Kit

The kit contains a spanner to remove the external compression housing on 2006-current R6's and a cartridge tool which is essential for the removal of the cartridge as it is threaded to the bottom of the fork.

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R6 Fork Tool Kit - £42.87

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Preload Adjustment Stick Preload Adjustment Stick

The Preload Adjustment Stick is used to make quick adjustments to spring preload on shocks equipped with Traxxion Dynamics Preload Collars, or Penske Racing Shocks. It is made of durable stainless steel.

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Pre-load Adjustment Stick - £7.35

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Fork Seal Drivers Fork Seal Drivers

These rugged Seal Drivers are the standard of the industry, they are used to install seals, wipers and bushings in telescopic forks.

Available for 33, 35, 36/37, 38/39, 40/41, 43, 45/46, 47/48, 49/50mm diameter forks.

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Fork Seal Drivers - £58.80

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Shaft Holding Tools Shaft Holding Tools

Holds fork damping rods, cartridges, shock shafts,etc. while servicing. Unique design allows installation of dowels into the top of the vice jaws. The holding tools hang on the dowels instead of dropping on the ground when the vice is opened. Made from aluminium so as not to damage shafts.

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Shaft Holding Tools (10/12/12.5/14) - £43.68

Shaft Holding Tools (14/16/18) - £50.96

Shaft Holding Tools (20/24/29) - £43.68

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Preload Adjuster C Spanners Preload Adjuster C Spanners

These tools prevent damage to the shock spring collars when adjusting spring preload, made from vanadium steel for high strength and durability, they are available with a peg for Penske or Nitron shocks or with a hook for all other shocks. We also have genuine Ohlins spanners for their shocks.

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Ohlins C Spanner - £7.27

Heavy Duty Pin Spanner - £15.17

Heavy Duty Hook Spanner - £12.33

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Shock Seal Bullet Set Shock Seal Bullet Set

Seal bullets are an essential tool for sliding shock seal heads onto shafts.

It expands the seal to allow it to slide onto the shaft without damage and protects the bush from sharp edges.

The sizes included in the set are: 12.5x10mm, 14x12mm, 16x12mm, 18x16mm and 18x12mm.

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Shock Seal Bullet Set - £29.25

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Shock Bush Driver Set Shock Bush Driver Set

Bush drivers are used to install shaft bushes into seal heads without damaging the bush.

The sizes included in the kit are: 12.5mm, 14mm, 16mm,18mm.

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Shock Bush Driver Set - £15.95

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Shock End Cap and Bleed Tools Shock End Cap and Bleed Tools

The end cap tools allow the easy removal of bladder caps and end caps from shock absorbers. The 3mm Ohlins tool works with all Ohlins shocks. The Schrader tool works with Penske, KYB and Showa shocks. The tools have an oil resistant rubber ball on the end for good grip with oily fingers.

The 6mm Ohlins tool threads into the floating piston on an Ohlins shock allowing the removal of the floating piston. It is also used for bleeding the shock upon assembly. The optional depth stop attachment is used with the 6mm Ohlins tool for setting the floating piston position when assembling Ohlins shocks.

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3mm Ohlins - £14.48

6mm Ohlins - £14.48

Schrader - £14.27

Ohlins Depth Stop Attachment - £16.03

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500ml Oil Measuring Cylinder 500ml Oil Measuring Cylinder

An oil measuring cylinder is the best tool to accurately measure the oil quantity used in closed chamber forks. It can also be used when blending oils to achieve a viscosity that sits between grades. The graduations are moulded into the cylinder so won’t disappear with use.

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500ml Oil Measuring Cylinder - £5.91

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Fork Cap Wrenches Fork Cap Wrenches

Fork cap wrenches allow the east removal of fork caps without damage. When we work on forks and see that the caps have been attacked with pipe grips, we fear the worst about what the internals will look like.

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46 x 50 Octagon for Showa Forks - £13.86

45 x 49 Octagon for KYB and Showa Big Piston Forks - £10.59

50mm Hexagon for WP Forks - £13.79

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Compression Assembly Tool Compression Assembly Tool

The compression assembly removal tool is used to remove and re-fit the compression assembly on Twin Chamber forks.

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36mm Octagon for KYB - £7.95

4 Prong KTM/WP - £12.28

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Fork Finger Plate Fork Finger Plate

The finger plate can be used underneath the fork cap locknut on road bike forks to allow the easy removal of the cap. It can also be used on Twin chamber forks to allow the removal of the rebound adjuster housing.

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Fork Finger Plate - £6.01

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Fork and Shock Spring Compressor Fork and Shock Spring Compressor

A combined tool for compressing fork springs and shock springs. It’s the easiest tool we’ve come across for compressing fork springs on upside down forks. It can also be used for removing shock springs, saving the need to buy two separate tools.

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Fork and Shock Spring Compressor - £199.38

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Portable Fork Spring Compressor Portable Fork Spring Compressor

This is a really good tool for the single handed removal and fitting of fork springs. On lots of bikes it can also be threaded down through the fairing allowing for spring changes in situ.

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Portable Fork Spring Compressor - £125.98

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Suspension Vice Jaws Suspension Vice Jaws

Soft aluminium jaws for clamping forks and shocks without damaging them. The jaws have a V cut out for clamping round fork tubes and shock bodies.  The jaws are designed to fit a 4” Record vice.

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Suspension Vice Jaws - £49.66

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Shock Nitrogen Filling Tool Shock Nitrogen Filling Tool

The nitrogen filling tool screws onto the Schrader on KYB, Showa and Penske shocks or can be used with the needle attachment for Ohlins shocks.

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Shock Nitrogen Filling Tool - £116.46

Needle Attachment - £24.18

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Pin Wrench Pin Wrench

Pin wrenches allow the easy removal of Ohlins fork caps and the seal heads on WP, Penske and TTX shocks.

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3mm Pin Spanner - £21.70

4mm Pin Spanner - £21.70

5mm Pin Spanner - £24.47

6mm Pin Spanner - £24.47

8mm Pin Spanner - £25.55

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Ohlins and K-Tech Cartridge Tool Ohlins and K-Tech Cartridge Tool

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Ohlins and K-Tech Cartridge Tool - £24.85

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