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Who's on air?

Been considering air on the rear. I see JNR can be ridden with no air if there's a failure. No rubbing. That'd be my biggest concern. But with that out of the way. How's the ride? Honestly. They're corvette shocks right? I'm sure it's night and day over the stock air. And should be better than the premiums. Or I'll go with the 944s. I don't know. I want it a half inch, inch lower.

I know I'll lose some cush dropping it more but that's why I'm considering air ride.

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I'll chime in..

11 RGC here. I have the dirty air kit. Is it better then stock air shocks? Yes. Having some adjustability on the fly is nice, especially when you hit some garbage roads like here in MI.

It does roll no problem with no air in the shocks. Although no way in hell would I ever want to ride more than 5 miles on a prefectly smooth road as it'll beat the hell out of you! I had 1 shock blow out for some unknown reason, they replaced it right away. But it did leave me with no shocks and cut the day short for a ride. I would recommend an air gauge for single and 2 up riding pressures or just count how many seconds to fill when you find the sweet spot.

Overall opinion.. it works, it looks cool when it's aired out in the back... would I do it again? Meh, I'd probably just buy some nice shocks so I would never have to worry about not having rear shocks.

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hey Mr Eagles fan, i removed my air shocks and went with super shox. feels way better and wife is happy more then i am.


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Ran the “corvette” shocks for 3 years, hated them. Felt every bump and rode like shit. Had the regular Monroe’s and a set from dirty air. Ended up switching to airfx shocks, night and day difference. Love them. You can adjust the rebound on them and they are pretty much bullet proof. Pricey but worth it on my opinion.


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hey Mr Eagles fan, i removed my air shocks and went with super shox. feels way better and wife is happy more then i am.
Hey Mr Pats fan...

What brand were they? If I don't go air I'll likely get the Progressive super lows. Can I get the SS 12" or shorter?


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What brand were they? If I don't go air I'll likely get the Progressive super lows. Can I get the SS 12" or shorter?
super shox. not sure of your question, but google them and email him. he will answer any of your questions.

they have 10 settings for weight load/comfort.
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super shox. not sure of your question, but google them and email him. he will answer any of your questions.

they have 10 settings for weight load/comfort.
Asking if you knew if they came shorter than 12" . I'll look them up. Thanks.


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Gotta say i picked up a set of HD premiums from another member and i really like em, so does my ole lady, like the idea i can hand adjust them, ended up selling my progressives, and for the money you can't beat them IMO. Mine are the 12 inch version.

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Asking if you knew if they came shorter than 12" . I'll look them up. Thanks.
You could also get a set of adjustable lowering blocks instead of limiting yourself to lower shocks and you can always take them off or adjust the setting if you don’t like the lower ride or you end up with a Plus size model and need the extra clearance . And they won’t break the bank. You can even get different types for much less then these.
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Good idea NB, my buddy had them on his streetglide, didn't like it, removed them and went back to stock hieght because of a cornering issue.
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