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post #1 of 108 (permalink) Old 04-27-2017, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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Looking to upgrade shocks

I've got a 2013 fltrx. Need to upgrade shocks. Any recommendations. I've heard good things about ohlins... some advice would help before spending.
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post #2 of 108 (permalink) Old 04-27-2017, 08:22 PM
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Looking to upgrade shocks

Lots of threads on this subject. Most here will direct you to Howard at Motorcyclemetal.com for Ohlins shocks. Smarty on here is another great resource. I've read good things about Supershox as well.

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I have the HD premiums on my 2011 FLTRX and am more than happy, also bought them of another member for a good deal, sold my progressives and my wife liked them way better when riding two up because i can dial in the correct adjustment for our combined wieght, best shock i have ever ran to be honest. But it all comes down to how much you want to spend, im sure olins are great but there out of my budget.

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I've just ordered JRI single adjustables. I'll update you once I've received and installed them.
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I've used Works Shocks on all my Harleys. My 2011 has Steel Trackers DRS/ARS. Most shock builder will make them for your weight, 2up/solo & riding style. Good luck in your search.
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Are we talking rear shocks or front and back
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I'm running Pro Action 13" Street series shocks on my 15RGS and love em!

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I have full progressive set up, though was good or at lease twice better then stock when new.
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do yourself a favor, call Howard! I just ordered front and rear shocks from him last week, great deal!
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post #10 of 108 (permalink) Old 04-30-2017, 01:13 AM
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The 16 has the premium shocks and they're night and day better than the stock air shocks I had on my 11 and my 08. I can't see dropping 700+ on a shock that's likely only marginally better than one you can get for a couple hundred on here or ebay. I'd buy the take offs from a guy who drank the kool-aid. Lol.

No offense to you gus who spent that money. More power to ya.
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