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  1. KCMO Steve
    11-24-2017 09:08 PM - permalink
    KCMO Steve
    Got'ter done! I did it right after OakieSTOC. It took about 1.5 weeks for the send out of the shocks and return of the new ones. It was intimidating at first because of the seeming complexity of it but it really was straight forward and the rebuild went smoothly for the most part. The rear, it seems, is built to make the removal/install of the rear shock super simple.
    I've only had it out for a ride of about 50 miles with only a hand full of curves. To be honest, I didn't feel any significant improvement except it rode over the more harsh road surfaces much better. It started to be kind of jarring on those types of road surfaces.
    To me it wasn't a big leap but it's nice to know I have fresh shocks on the bike and ready for next year's adventures. I'll have a much better feel for how the bike rides once I'm on real trip instead of a short, no gear, day ride. Just give me a shout if you have any other questions.

    Enjoy the winter!
    Steve

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  • About Optimus
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    Like to ride....alot
    Location
    Minnesota
    Interests
    old cars, biking, drinking beer (not while biking)
    Occupation
    Production Mgr.
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    K1600 GT (White)
    Southern Minnesota

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04-13-2019
12:34 AM - MrBreeze quoted Optimus in post 2012 KGT, Loaded, $10,500 OBO
For the general population o...
04-12-2019
10:41 AM - SSTwin quoted Optimus in post 2012 KGT, Loaded, $10,500 OBO
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02-05-2019
01:33 PM - BionicDan quoted Optimus in post Who still has their '12 GTL/GT?
As with many others here, I ...
01-16-2019
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12-27-2018
10:09 AM - Optimus quoted Pitts in post K1600B/GA Performance Class Action
And in my experience, no d...
12-20-2018
01:16 PM - TPadden quoted Optimus in post Removing "B" Floorboards? Read this.
Tom, what issues, if any, ha...
12:55 PM - Optimus quoted TPadden in post Removing "B" Floorboards? Read this.
Agreed! I make a couple Flo...
12-11-2018
03:03 PM - BionicDan quoted Optimus in post To trade up or not?
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A data point for this discuss...
11-05-2018
01:33 PM - Optimus quoted TPadden in post BMW delinquent complying with Court order - still no check from BMW
I also have a 15 RT and 16 R...
09-27-2018
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09-20-2018
04:00 PM - Voyager77 quoted Optimus in post Downside to my B vs Harleys
Just make sure you keep the ...
03:14 PM - Optimus quoted Voyager77 in post Downside to my B vs Harleys
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09-14-2018
12:42 PM - Optimus quoted racer1735 in post loose fairing piece
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09-13-2018
03:20 PM - Optimus quoted jukin in post Life expectancy of brake pads
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09-06-2018
12:29 PM - Optimus quoted Arizona Jim in post Bulb options/reset or not?
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