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Do they fill the same hole that the air goes in?
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Do they fill the same hole that the air goes in?
Yes, drain and fill through the air hole.
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Why use a rig to empty the shock, I just install them upside down with the air hose sending the oil outward in old water bottles and go for a ride.
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dyna shocks will not work in a sportster. spring is too heavy because the dynas have the shocks in a higher angle. vrod ones are even worse.
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What air pressure do I set the shocks to? For solo and 2 up also what the max air pressure?


I got Genuine Harley Davidson Touring Air Shocks Fits 09-16 Models 54662-09
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35 psi max... usually 0psi solo, 15 2-up
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i run dyna shocks on my sportster, needed some shocks in a pinch and they were cheap.
I can tell you that 0-60mph they are uncomfortably stiff 60-100 they are downright dangerous.
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