Bad shocks


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mtlmn57
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Bad shocks

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Has anyone replaced the rear shocks on a gl1500 with a set of progressive shocks? How are they for the ride ?


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Re: Bad shocks

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mtlmn57 wrote: Wed Apr 26, 2023 7:31 pm Has anyone replaced the rear shocks on a gl1500 with a set of progressive shocks? How are they for the ride ?
I did, I put a set of Progressive 416's on (which are no longer made). They are a bit more stiff, but gave the bike much better handling.
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I put Progressive 412's on mine. Not air adjustable like the original shocks or the 416's, but fine for me. Great for 2-up riding.
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Thanks for the reply, it helps greatly.
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klppdx70 wrote: Thu Apr 27, 2023 1:31 pm I put Progressive 412's on mine. Not air adjustable like the original shocks or the 416's, but fine for me. Great for 2-up riding.
How stiff did you set the shocks?


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