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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-19-2016, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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Just installed these shocks. They are quite a bit stiffer than the stock ones. First impression is I like. Will have to ride around a bit more to know if I really like them. I weigh in at 250 and the stock shocks just weren't cutting it for me. Price was right, 130.00 for the pair. Ill get a pic of them on the bike when I get a chance. Also put a set of Metzeler 880's on.
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looks like the same ones I got, except mine are black.. yea, a quite a bit stiffer than my old worn out ones.. I weight about 280 and the springs on the old ones where pretty much shot. the shocks were ok, but the springs didnt hold my butt up

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Cheaper than progressives by about a hundo

Looking forward to pics

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Just went for a nice cold ride. Took a couple pics o' the shocks on the bike. Pretty sexy.. Don't Know why the pics are rotated.
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Looks good. Makes me consider a black set...

Also, what's with the missing bolt? /curious

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TOC MCCTs
Metzeler ME880 [110/90-19, 170/80-15]
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That's where the flux capacitor goes, it's on order...... Bolt hole is where the saddlebag supports mount. I just don't have them installed at the moment.

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