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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-26-2012, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
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I scored,I got a set of Progressive 412's for my 1500 for 55 bucks shipped with 6K miles on them,stock length.On flea bay they are over 2 bills, new.My stockers have 53K on them ,So I figure this has to be an upgrade.BTW the OEM's on mine look just like a heavier version of the 750 shock air valve and all.

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I put a pair of new Progressive 416s on my '85 Goldwing, just a hair over $300. Most expensive single part I've put on it by far. But the stock shocks were so worn out they would not hold air of fluid, I rode it that way for awhile, but then my daughter wanted to ride, and with her on it, the rear fender was rubbing on the tire. The Progressives can be pumped up until there is no movement in the rear suspension under load, you have to hit a big bump.

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