Progressive Fork Springs

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Progressive Fork Springs

Post by Mooseman » Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:43 pm

Was wondering from those that have installed the Progressive Fork Springs, how do you like them? Notice a diffrence?
What weight oil did you use? The ATF called for or a 5wt, 10wt or 15wt fork oil?

Enjoy the ride. They are all good, just some better than others.

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Re: Progressive Fork Springs

Post by maestro319 » Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:46 pm

Yeah, what mooseman said. (I have the same year and model bike he has and am interested in a better ride and steering)

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Re: Progressive Fork Springs

Post by gold1200 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:47 am

Looks like we all, have identical bikes........ I just finished my forks, with seals and progressive springs. If I'd put ball point pen springs, in the forks, it would have been better. This I do know, new seals, springs and fork oil, made mine feel like a new bike. I also have rear shocks, by progressive. I had an 81 1100a, about 15 years ago, this one rides like a cadilliac. :D

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Re: Progressive Fork Springs

Post by cbx4evr » Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:56 pm

I put Progressives in my 1500 last winter. Gave me a whole new front end. I'm satisfied with them but know there is more I can do.

Looking at it again I would probably get the Traxxion Dynamics springs.

"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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