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New Shocks, are lengths variable?

Thinking about new shocks. Looks like stock is either 13 or 13.5. So if I was interested in a small drop in the back, would it be safe to go 12.5 or 12 inch?

Anybody know of a problem with this thinking?

Progressive shows me which shock length is called for but also gives me some shorter and longer options. With a warning about longer but no warning about shorter. So, at his point, I'm guessing, no problems. Right?
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Stock shock length is 12.5" center to center on the bolt mounting holes according to another thread I just checked.
I have no experience changing the shocks on the vn750, but think others have changed out to 11.5".
Do a search on shock length and I`m sure you will find some threads with the info you need.


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Stock shock length is 12.5 in I ran 10.5 with stock rear tire. Now running 11.5 with 2 in lowering shackle
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