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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-26-2017, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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17 glide lowering

Anybody lower their 17 glide with the new coilover suspension yet? I just got a kit off eBay that was supposed to be for new bikes, but it didn't work.
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I've been looking for a kit that will work for sure too. I think Yaffe makes a set for the premium hand adjustable shocks. I'm to cheap to be a guinea pig


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Ya, looks like it might be some time before they make a cheap link. Interested to hear what the company that sold me this kit that's no good says tomorrow.
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might be a dumb question, but does the 2017 RG have a different suspension set up from the previous years?
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If you just want to lower the rear by 1" try the blocks from Tamarak, they are very well made and work.

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might be a dumb question, but does the 2017 RG have a different suspension set up from the previous years?
I can only speak for the Special, it's exactly the same, so I imagine the Ultra and Standard would be.

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I can only speak for the Special, it's exactly the same, so I imagine the Ultra and Standard would be.
I thought that the 17 Special had all New Suspension??

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I thought that the 17 Special had all New Suspension??
the 17's DO have different front suspension. Im dealing with the same right now. I want to lower the front and the Rear by 1" so I can be flat footed.

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I can only speak for the Special, it's exactly the same, so I imagine the Ultra and Standard would be.
No sir. The 2017 RGS have updated suspensions, front and rear. And they are vastly improved IMHO.

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I have a 16 and a 17 FLTRXS, please tell me the difference, must be totally internal because everything looks the same, especially the rear shocks, I can't see inside the front. And both bikes definitely handle alike........so enlighten me to the difference.
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