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Old 12-08-2012, 10:02 PM   #11
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Thanks all-

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Old 12-09-2012, 09:07 PM   #12
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Thanks Coolmesser and Blaine, will probably go the cheaper route, a little concerned re the amount of tension on the spring when it is far down enough to remove the nut-
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:40 PM   #13
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The Savage (S40) shocks should be 10 1/2".
I put the s40 shocks on mine and it is lowwwwww. it tucks the rim when im on it, i mean this thing is low. I shaved the seat on mine and now i can get on the bike from the rear flat-footed and im only 5'11". It looks awesome!!!!!!!
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:47 PM   #14
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I put the s40 shocks on mine and it is lowwwwww. it tucks the rim when im on it, i mean this thing is low. I shaved the seat on mine and now i can get on the bike from the rear flat-footed and im only 5'11". It looks awesome!!!!!!!

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Old 01-07-2013, 12:11 AM   #15
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it just got real!!!!
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:14 PM   #16
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Forget the shocks.... My baby's got a set of 8.5" STRUTS on it.... Low-rider
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:35 AM   #17
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Forget the shocks.... My baby's got a set of 8.5" STRUTS on it.... Low-rider
Soooooo, pics or it didn't happen?!?
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:36 AM   #18
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Soooooo, pics or it didn't happen?!?
Oh, it happened alright!

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Old 01-10-2013, 05:05 PM   #19
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Nice Derek! That key location is the only thing on these bikes. Too much hassle to relocate them though.
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:34 PM   #20
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I've got things planned for the new "key" system. But I can't wait til I'm all done and its ready to ride!
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