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I have a 2011 103 Street Glide and was looking to see if anyone had some good info with what the best shocks would be to swap out the stock ones with.
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whats on it now? air or hand adjustable?
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If i had to do it over again? I'd go with a pair of stock Electra Glide classic shocks, one inch longer, they make a world of difference.
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I had an 09 and went with progressive shocks much better ride, go for the 440's I went 1 inch taller than stock, gave me more cornering height. love it.
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I have a 2011 103 Street Glide and was looking to see if anyone had some good info with what the best shocks would be to swap out the stock ones with.
What are your goals for a shock change? That would help with the answer. Why do you feel the need to make the swap?

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What are your goals for a shock change? That would help with the answer. Why do you feel the need to make the swap?
+1. We need more info. I changed my stock 12" SG shocks out for new 13" take offs from a RK. I didn't like the harsh ride with the 12" shocks. Now it's much less jarring to the spine over square edged bumps. I bought the 13" standard touring shocks off eBay for about $80. It's a much better ride and the increased travel is a very noticeable improvement.

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the stock rear shocks are really not very good, bad on the Spine,i went with progressive 440's, also needs cartridge emulators in the front end. then your talking a good ride
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