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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-06-2009, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
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Cool Question about VN700 rear shocks

Are they any shorter than the VN750 stock shocks?

My understanding is that the parts are pretty much interchangeable between the bikes. Could the VN700 shocks (if shorter) be used to lower the VN750 a bit?

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Same shocks, same length.


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Theres two ways that you can lower the rear of your bike.

1. Lowering brackets (do a search on here for lots of write ups).

2. Lowering shocks, 11" shocks aught to get you where you wanna be.

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Theres two ways that you can lower the rear of your bike.

1. Lowering brackets (do a search on here for lots of write ups).

2. Lowering shocks, 11" shocks aught to get you where you wanna be.

2. Eat alot.

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Newb question. Can you do both the shocks and the brackets or do you start hitting the fender on bumps? Maybe it's a stupid question, but you don't know if you don't ask, right?!
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i have the 11" shocks, on there lowest/softest setting, they were bottoming out on bumps. adjusted up 1 notch, solved problem, no more bottoming out, smooth ride.

if you did both, youre finder probobly sit on tire. i would go brackets/ stock shock; or just shorter shocks.





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