about suspension


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dickturpin
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about suspension

Postby dickturpin » Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:48 am



hi i have gl1200 interstate me and my son are large people my bike very low to the ground i have made sure the pressure is right and it is no leaks . is there anything i can do ;)



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Re: about suspension

Postby detdrbuzzard » Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:57 am

upgrade the rear suspension
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Re: about suspension

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:36 am

Yup, try a set of Progressive shocks on the rear, you're just overloading the old, tired, OEM suspension.

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Damgaard
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Re: about suspension

Postby Damgaard » Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:28 am

YES - as previous mentioned get a new pair of Progressiv Suspension T416 14.25 inch stock length shocks. They are all the Money worth - Simply like riding a new Bike !!! I just mounted a new pair - Superb !!! :D

Bought mine from Mr. Goldwing, Mr. Ronald Pierce, mrgoldwing@zoominternet.net - £285,- included Express shipping, 6 days, from US to Denmark.




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