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I'm thinking about installing a pair of chrome covered shocks on my '69 XHL--I just like the look. Finding good old OEM ones in near impossible. Does anyone know of a good brand of such a shock , which has the original-type look?

A few years ago, I bought a pair of V-Twin shocks for another bike and they were awful. They felt like rigid struts and the preload " adjustment" was fake.
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https://www.jpcycles.com/motorcycle-suspension

try this place, there are others also like jireh cycle
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Check these out
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If you have the original style shocks, with the big round preload adjuster at the very bottom, you can add covers to those. If you have later style, with the 5 stepped preload notches (like showa), no dice.
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