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I just bought the HD air pump designed for the air suspensions on the touring models. It works exactly as advertised. It is really amazing how little air has to be introduced to the system to change the pressure significantly.

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Dude...If it says Harley on it you know it's gonna work right.
Just wait til you ditch those air shocks and throw on some Progressive shocks.
 

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I just bought the HD air pump designed for the air suspensions on the touring models. It works exactly as advertised. It is really amazing how little air has to be introduced to the system to change the pressure significantly.



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I want one, but they're SOOOOO expensive.
 

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HD pump around $50 others can be found for $30 (e-bay) It is a good tool and very necessary for touring bikes. Secondary use as "no air loss" tire pressure gauge.
 

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Dude...If it says Harley on it you know it's gonna work right.
Just wait til you ditch those air shocks and throw on some Progressive shocks.
If you have the big bucks to spend then Ohlin's would be my choice, but I might end up with the progressive's myself.
 

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I want one, but they're SOOOOO expensive.
Chief, how do you check your pressure if you don't have one?

That was one of the first "accessories" I bought.

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And it's my honest opinion that the MoCo should supply one with any bike equipped with air shocks, considering the cost of the bikes and the essential nature of the tool.
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Mine worked good for about a year now its crap...
 

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Got from Surdyke awhile back.. Couple years ago..let it rattle around in the saddlebag is what happened to it..
 

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45 and air pump

Don't leave home without it....digital..carried in original soft foam liner in zip lock bag NO PROBLEMS..18 day ride out west/Sturgis 2850 miles no air loss in shocks 2 up and loaded
 

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Chief, how do you check your pressure if you don't have one?



That was one of the first "accessories" I bought.



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And it's my honest opinion that the MoCo should supply one with any bike equipped with air shocks, considering the cost of the bikes and the essential nature of the tool.

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I turn my compressor regulator almost all the way down and fuss with it and a traditional pressure gauge until I have what I want.
 

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I turn my compressor regulator almost all the way down and fuss with it and a traditional pressure gauge until I have what I want.


Me too. I'm lucky that my shocks hold pressure very well. I can afford the real tool, but it's just one that I balk at buying for some reason.
 

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I turn my compressor regulator almost all the way down and fuss with it and a traditional pressure gauge until I have what I want.
Livin' on the edge, lol. Small capacity air chambers are sensitive to abrupt pressure inputs. Ever blew out a skinny bicycle tire when putting air into it a service station?

The hand pump makes it so easy. But I understand frugal. Remember, I'm a charter member of the cheepazz club.

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Livin' on the edge, lol. Small capacity air chambers are sensitive to abrupt pressure inputs. Ever blew out a skinny bicycle tire when putting air into it a service station?



The hand pump makes it so easy. But I understand frugal. Remember, I'm a charter member of the cheepazz club.



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I'm gentle. DIezel let me top off with his HD pump last time we rode. I'll keep trying that method until he starts charging me user fees. :)
 
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