FLHR Rear Shock Question

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by wjsjr, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. wjsjr

    wjsjr Member

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    I've been all over looking for this but can't seem to find a definitive answer. So, I'm leaning toward swapping out the rear shocks on my 1999 FLHR and replacing them with a progressive shock. I'm told the one that fits is a 13" shock. Is that 13" measured with the bike on or off the ground? Anyone know?

    Thanks for the help in advance,

    WJSJR
     
  2. Dan.1977P

    Dan.1977P Active Member

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    I would assume its the unsprung length of the shock off the bike since nobody could get a consistent measurement with it on the bike.
     
  3. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Just give Progressive a call. Sure beats guessing!
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    That should be on the ground, eye to eye mount