Progressive 412 shocks?

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by Dean2009, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. Dean2009

    Dean2009 Member

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    My 98 Road King is in need of rear shocks and I need your thoughts on these shocks?Any input appreciated
    thanks Dino
     
  2. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    Their web site says that they sit like a lowered shock but have travel like stock. I haven't used this style from Progressive but I have used progressive on my bikes and always felt that for the money they were some of the best I've used.
     
  3. sddurbin53

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    Bought some off a fellow member here last year, at about 1/2 price. Really noticed improved riding comfort over the air shocks. Self-adjustable, good quality. I'll never go back to the air shocks. Now for the front end when the budget allows.

    Scott in IL-'13 FLTRU (the new mistress)
     
  4. gusotto

    gusotto Junior Member

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    The Progressive 412 shock is their entry level shock and it works well.
    Doesn't give the lowered look.
    I have the 412 HD on my '07 Ultra and it was a noticeable improvement as soon as I took it for a ride.

    The 944 series is the group that gives a 1" lower stance but acts like a full length shock.
    944 shocks are mucho more money.
     
  5. dbmg

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  6. franka

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    Have the 412's on my 07 Road King there a bit spendy but worth the money, do it !
     
  7. mlemay

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    I thought about the 412s, but ended up spending the money on a pair of 944s. I like the 944s much better than the air shocks. The suspension feels much more solid in the turns, and I don't have to check the air pressure every week.