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Dutchie
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PostSubject: Lowering harley front end   Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:32 pm

Hey
whats the best way to lower the front end about 1-2 inches so I can get the frame sitting more level with the ground
its a rigid 66 sportster but the previous owner has messed around with the front
is it easiest to cut the springs down and insert a spacer to get the preload back ??
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering harley front end   Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:58 pm

I used an arlen ness lowering kit that had shorter dampers, lowered sporty 2". But yeah you can do the spacer way.
Progressive Suspension also do a lowering kit that has different height springs and spacer, but Im guessing you wanna DIY
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering harley front end   Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:02 pm

Yeah other option is replace with newer 39mm forks as they re the old 35mm ones at the moment
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