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post #1 of 2 Old Feb 3rd, 2013, 4:59 am Thread Starter
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spring replacement

Spent about 5 hours replacing the OEM springs with hyper pro,s and replacing the internal fuel lines and filter, putting on metal quick disconnects.
Bike no longer wallows like an old caddy down the road, certainly no scraping going around corners. Ride is quite a bit firmer, no preload on the rear at all needed. Will need to take the bike to some twisties to get the real feel of how the shocks do, but very happy with the result so far.

Thanks to Robert for the use of his spring compressor
Thanks to Dave for all his help and use of his shop
Thanks to Lee for his expert tool holding abilities. :-)

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Re: spring replacement

You're quite welcome, Mike. Glad to come over and get in the way, as usual!

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