Progressive vs stock fork springs


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oldmopars
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Progressive vs stock fork springs

Postby oldmopars » Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:05 pm



How do I know what fork springs I have on my bike. The PO upgraded tons of stuff on this bike, so it is possible. I have the springs out right now while doing fork seals. There two springs, the short and the long one. The long one is not a consistent wind. Anyone know how to know, any pictures?



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dingdong
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Re: Progressive vs stock fork springs

Postby dingdong » Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:50 am

Progressive springs are one piece. Just go to e-bay for pictures.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid= ... &_from=R40
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Re: Progressive vs stock fork springs

Postby goldminerusa » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:33 am

Ditto Dingdongs reply. I replaced the springs in my `82 this winter with Progressives and am completely satisfied. Actually i don`t HAVE to put air in, and they are the same length as mother Honda`s 2 piece design. I ordered from Partsbandit.com,$99.00 including shipping and got them from Ca. in 4 days!


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