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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Going from 13" to 12" shocks:

I am considering lowering my rear shocks by putting on 12" shocks, anyone done this and what are your thoughts? I am riding a 2008 RoadGlide.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by landyacht1967 View Post
I am considering lowering my rear shocks by putting on 12" shocks, anyone done this and what are your thoughts? I am riding a 2008 RoadGlide.
I did it when I had my 07, less travel and a little stiffer, but the bike looked and handled better. knowing what I know now, I wouldn't go with OEM shocks anymore.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 01:23 PM
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I went from 12s to 13s but I went legends so I could drop it low if I wanted to look cool. Lol

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A set of 13" JRI B shocks will lower you about an inch when on the bike with the sag set properly and will ride great!

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 07:12 PM
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My custom came with 12" ers . A little less travel than the 13" s but not to bad of a ride. Ya might drag a floor board here and there if ya ride aggressive also.

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