rear shocks were changed over to coil overs...


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sammyriver
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rear shocks were changed over to coil overs...

Postby sammyriver » Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:45 am



Hi all, the last owner changed my 1980 gl 1100 to coil over springs in the rear - that is fine with me - but I need shorter shocks ( so I can touch the ground on more than my tippy toes. - any suggestions on lowering the back of the bike either by shorter shocks / springs or some other method ?

Thanks

-Sam



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guitarlos
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Re: rear shocks were changed over to coil overs...

Postby guitarlos » Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:43 am

If you have the original seat, the easier way would be to rebuild your seat to a lower version with perhaps some gel in it. Just a thought.

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Re: rear shocks were changed over to coil overs...

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:30 am

Air shocks will give you the ability to change the height anytime you want, if you are willing to spend $300 or so.


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