STX 46 Street Shock Absorber BM 836

Our well proven STX 46 shock absorber is the perfect upgrade for sportive street bikes. This mono tube tube high pressure gas type shock absorber comers with an internal or external gas reservoir and with a 46 mm main piston. Depending on the application the shock absorber features hydraulic preload adjustment as well as adjustable compression and rebound adjustment.

Fits for vehicles

  • BMW R 100 GS (1987 – 1994)

    • ABE (Germany)
  • BMW R 100 GS Paris-Dakar (1987 – 1994)

    • ABE (Germany)
  • BMW R 80 GS (1988 – 1994)

    • ABE (Germany)

Part number

BM 836

Type Code


Single tube

Single tube

Piston diameter

Piston diameter: 46 mm

type D

Monotube high pressure gas type of shock absorber with internal reservoir in the main body.

R1 rebound damping adjuster

Adjustable rebound damping on single tube shocks. Adjuster wheel above the end eye.


Hose mounted hydraulic spring preload adjuster.

Technical data

Length:495 mm
Stroke:80 mm
Rate N/mm:80 N/mm
Mounted spring:00698-24


On some bikes it is necessary to grind the lower corners of the upper frame mount, so the Öhlins shock absorber head will have full clearance. Please check mounting instructions for details.