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Slightly used (300 miles)Progressive Monotube kit with the 2" drop option. Fits 2007-2013 Touring models. Part # 31-2501. $250.00 delivered.
 

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I never installed them. Want to get just the spring kit. Need to lower the front end. Too much involved for me to do at home for the Mono.
 

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In case there's some confusion, I bought these used with 300 miles on them. Figure it's too much of a job for me to do in my garage. I'm good, but not that good.
 

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Not sure if u have sold but this job is definitely doable in a garage and well worth it. You need a friend and a shop manual. Search monotube this forum for my other tips.
 

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Not sure if u have sold but this job is definitely doable in a garage and well worth it. You need a friend and a shop manual. Search monotube this forum for my other tips.
I concur. You can do it by yourself, but an extra set of hands sure helps.


Not any more difficult than a spring lowering kit, unless you're talking about the drop in spring kit.... But I don't think you'd be happy with the ride if you went that route.
 

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I would talk to Progressive about the Monotubes. They are a "performance" front suspension ! "Performance" meaning ... STIFF ! No dive, no bobble and no weave ! AND you feel that in the handlebars.
 

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Scmidty told me about the stiffness of the monotube kit so I went the springs only. A huge difference so far. Not a lot of time riding yet. Nose dive is gone and no real increase in stiffness. Was not harsh or uncomfortable. Springs seemed to be the ticket. Will post more come spring but, z006, I think its worth the couple hours to put just the springs in. I used a 1.375" preload.
 

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I had Progressive springs prior to installing the Monotubes, and I much prefer the ride of the Monotubes without a doubt. Definitely not what I would call harsh or stiff, it is right. And not something that is felt though the handlebars.... and I have drag bars. You feel more through drag bars than any other kind of bars there is.
 

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I had Progressive springs prior to installing the Monotubes, and I much prefer the ride of the Monotubes without a doubt. Definitely not what I would call harsh or stiff, it is right. And not something that is felt though the handlebars.... and I have drag bars. You feel more through drag bars than any other kind of bars there is.
Its no different than seats, shocks or handlebar height. We all have a different opinion on hard, softy, comfy.........
 

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True, but I say that as one going from Progressive springs to Monotubes.

I can take road defects faster now than I could with springs without getting jarred.

Before, I used to have to SLOW WAY THE EFF DOWN, like to crawling speed, just to enter/exit a drive way!
 

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Also Monotubes are going to feel different on a Dyna or Softail than on the Touring models.
 
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