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04-19-2012 02:19 PM
bigdaddy1 I replaced the shock bushings last year, just before the MMR. They went on pretty easy in my opinion. I used the 1800 bushings as noted in the how too section. I did notice the studs were badly rusted and I will take them apart again soon and put some axle grease to eliminate an annoying squeak that has since developed.
04-19-2012 01:39 PM
spyderman Im wondering why they would taper the hole in the center, that is like asking it to push out and brake in the center.
04-19-2012 11:44 AM
Heavymetalman I had the bushings replaced in my Progressive rears last year. I had the Honda guys at Southeast Sales fight with them for a hour because I simply couldn't get them in. It made a huge difference. All my squeaking on bumps vanished completely as there was metal on metal contact.

The new bushings are very solid and don't just easily slip into the struts...good luck if doing iy yourself.
04-18-2012 08:18 PM
2intheshadow OEM.... researched... found out those poly really aren't any better... what a difference it makes !!
04-18-2012 06:33 PM
RattyRat havnt done anything yet but I have to take a peek at mine, im hearing a pretty loud clunck as well
04-17-2012 03:30 PM
spyderman Supposed to rain now

Been doing some reading on rear shock bushings, mine has a good clunk from the rear over medium size bumps, the upper shock mount does look a little off center and found that people are putting 1800 poly bushings in, anyone hear replace theirs and if so what did you put in??

http://www.rattlebars.com/cart/bushings.html
04-17-2012 02:27 PM
RattyRat awesome we can figure out a weekend to meet up and tech session it up! does anyone plan on heading up to quaker steak tomorrow?
04-17-2012 02:02 PM
greedy Right now weekends are open for me only need to agree on a date and we can plan from there.
Mike
04-17-2012 12:30 PM
RattyRat sweet!!! lets set something up!
04-16-2012 10:53 PM
sir rock
Tech Session

Hey count me in too! I like to drink beer and eat grilled food! Would be nice to get together and talk bikes!
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