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post #21 of 28 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 10:27 PM
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What size drill bit is recommended for drilling the rear fender holes when you're going to a 21" wheel?
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@ GoneBlack,

how much did you lower the front w/ the 21"?

doings a 21" also w/ Paul Yaffe 21" wrapper fender some guys go 1" and some 2" drop, curious what your experience with handling before & after lowering.

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Full drop with progressive monotubes, actual measured drop is way closer to -2.5" then the advertised -2". I love the ride and handling, firm but not hard or harsh at all and handles like its on rails......for a 900lb bike anyway. Considering the near complete lack of brake dive, it takes the bumps big and small very very well.

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What size drill bit is recommended for drilling the rear fender holes when you're going to a 21" wheel?
I was going to do the stock fender tilt (wrap fender now)so I done a bit of reading,
your not actually making the hole diameter bigger just longer, elongate the hole.

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Full drop with progressive monotubes,
I bought the drop-ins but from what I am reading I should have went with the Monotubes.
Handling is also an important factor so I may spring for the momotubes and do the job right.

thanxs for the info GoneBlack,
I have been looking at pictures with a 1' & 2" drop to see what stance I like, shit the both l@@k good.


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I bought the drop-ins but from what I am reading I should have went with the Monotubes.
Handling is also an important factor so I may spring for the momotubes and do the job right.

thanxs for the info GoneBlack,
I have been looking at pictures with a 1' & 2" drop to see what stance I like, shit the both l@@k good.

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My recommendation would be to return what you bought and run the monotubes, I've run both setups and favor the monotubes, personally. But what do I know just my $.02

As for the height, it's a personal preference. But, if you run the monotubes........slam the bitch she'll look as good as she rides -2"

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As for the height, it's a personal preference. But, if you run the monotubes........slam the bitch she'll look as good as she rides -2"

just convinced me



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Gents!

Sorry to just get back. I dropped her 1", powder coated the legs, and I am in love all over again. The handling is superb, I did the monotubes and YES, it's better than stock.

I will post new pics ASAP.

I cannot give a good definition on how great this bike rides. I got a new seat and am waiting on delivery.

But Regina is AWESOME!!!

2012 Fltrx, 21" Sinister Sage, Arlen Ness modulars, Dynojet PV, KN Intake, AMCustom headers, HD 12" windshield, Hawg wired six pack 400w amp, Avon Grips, iron aces iPhone mount, Progressive Monotubes, RIDEON tire sealant, Avons... This has gotta stop... Soon!
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The back is a 16"er. I called Sage and that is what they felt was the best ride. It rides f&ckin great!!!!

2012 Fltrx, 21" Sinister Sage, Arlen Ness modulars, Dynojet PV, KN Intake, AMCustom headers, HD 12" windshield, Hawg wired six pack 400w amp, Avon Grips, iron aces iPhone mount, Progressive Monotubes, RIDEON tire sealant, Avons... This has gotta stop... Soon!
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