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Have a 2007 harley street glide, its has 64,000 miles, had the front forks repaired 20,000 miles ago, what they were doing was bottoming out, they are doing it again, want to know how to repair this problem and if there is a upgrade for it

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If you front forks are bottoming out, you need to add a heavier weight fork oil most of the time. If you're using type H-D type "E" oil, you may want to try something like PJ1-30 wt. That's what I run in my FXDWG. It will stiffen the front end. Of course, the quantity of oil you put in the forks has a lot to do with it as well. I'd stick with the factory recommended quantity unless I could not get the forks to dampen the way I wanted them too.

As far as upgrading your suspension, take a look at Progressive. They make some stuff that might be suitable for what you need.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

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