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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-26-2017, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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Well, the second OEM shock finally let go last week (Rod, thanks a bunch for getting me another year of riding out of stock parts) and I decided to break down and put decent parts on the Big Girl. Threw on a 1" shortened 465 series with the remote adjuster that many of you recommended. Although still getting it dialed in just right, it was an absolute joy to ride this weekend. Gotta keep this bike on the road and happy as many years as i can!
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I have that same shock.

Honestly, I did not notice a difference between it and the stock..but my stock only had a few thousand miles on it when I switched it.

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That's a bummer about the stock. Hope the new one lasts a lifetime.

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That's a bummer about the stock. Hope the new one lasts a lifetime.

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No biggie...like I said, you got me another year of riding in before I had to cough up the big dough
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How much did it set you back?
I haven't had any trouble with mine but I am close to 35k miles so I have to be on the lookout.


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They list at $671 most places, found one on sale through Amazon for $602
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Same place had the 1" drop without remote adjuster for $432
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Check out this thread.

https://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/1...placement.html

In April I got it for 570.00 to my door with adjuster hope it helps.
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Thnx guys, I'll be on the lookout for those. Still I have to resolve the Handlebar issue first.


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