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Old 01-17-2006, 05:20 PM
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rake my sporty need help????

looking to take my 05 sportster to 5 degree over on the trees can i still use my stock tubes without trail being to bad????
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Old 01-17-2006, 10:15 PM
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IMHO anything more than 3 degrees on a fairly stock Sportster is pushing it. Lowering the back end will help some.

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Old 01-18-2006, 04:43 AM
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check my gallery.....
swingarm stretch = 2"
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10 degree trees w/ stock tubes

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Old 01-18-2006, 11:38 AM
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10 degree trees?

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Old 01-18-2006, 01:04 PM
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yeah...10 deg.....stock frame....
i think the combination of swingarm, lowering and front end worked out very well
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Take a look at this site, it's where I bought mine a few years ago
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:57 PM
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I used 5 degree trees on my bike for years and it was just fine. Rear shock lengths are important to keep it nice and even.
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