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Does the front shocks on a 1982 1100 GS take air pressure. If so how much. The exhaust pipes are hitting my front fender now when I stop hard or go over bumps.

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If there are air valves, those early bike sometimes needed air, about 5psi, do not use a compresor, use a small hand pump, or proper low pressure inflator. A standard tyre inflater will blow the seals.
The guard should not hit no matter what the pressure, check the exhaust is the correct one for the bike,check for a bent frame or forks

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If you want to put air suspension on the bike in question kits are available. Get one with a balance tube though or you may find one looses pressure quicker than the other.
If your forks are that far down you have a problem though drain out the oil and put in the right amount of auto transmission oil its about 100 mls a leg from memory but find out

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