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New Rear Suspension
Written by obijuanak on 10/12/2010 at 07:30 pm


On Oct 12, 2010, at 11:13 , oregoncoastbear wrote:

> Howdy, I've got an '89 PC800 and am in need of a new rear suspension. My rear
tire recently rubbed through the back trunk and it's bottoming out a lot.
>
> Can anyone suggest the best kind replacement that will support an XXL rider?


It mostly depends on your budget:

$$$$ - OEM replacement - Why buy these when you can improve over stock? http://
www.servicehonda.com

$$$$ - Works Performance - Custom built to your specs
http://www.worksperformance.com/html/street.html

$$$ - Hagon - Heavy duty to begin with, most riders need to specify the softer
spring http://www.davequinnmotorcycles.com/

Good luck!


Juan Goula
Fairbanks, Alaska
--
'90 PC800 - "Hobbes"
'90 XL600V - "Roswell"
'97 VMX1200 - "Silver Surfer"
'07 DR650SE - "Darth Marmot"
'07 Phazer FX - "Spike"
'07 Phazer Mt Lt - "Stretch"

Message Thread for message #97879

oregoncoastbear
10/12/2010, 07:13 pm
New Rear Suspension
Howdy, I've got an '89 PC800 and am in need of a new rear suspension. My rear tire recently rubbed through the back trunk and it's bottoming out a lot. Can anyone suggest the best kind replacement that will support an XXL rider? Thank

    obijuanak
    10/12/2010, 07:30 pm
    New Rear Suspension
    On Oct 12, 2010, at 11:13 , oregoncoastbear wrote: > Howdy, I've got an '89 PC800 and am in need of a new rear suspension. My rear tire recently rubbed through the back trunk and it's bottoming out a lot. > > Can anyone su

      chorizoneggs
      10/12/2010, 11:11 pm
      New Rear Suspension
      I bought works shocks and like them a lot overall. I say that cause any shock has a little compromise unless you spend big bucks. I ordered mine for my weight and a passenger 10% of the time. Trunk not loaded and just me at slow speeds I feel

    spacetiger_j...
    10/13/2010, 01:12 am
    New Rear Suspension
    2 other options: 1st: Free; Try adjusting the preload on the left side rear shock. You have 5 or 6 levels of preload. Even if you are XXL, the bike is rated for about 360lbs - doubt you are that much. Just get out your tool kit and get th

      swiftly1...
      10/13/2010, 02:02 am
      New Rear Suspension
      I put shocks from Progressive on my PC. Work fine. Call them and they will tell you which will work. Dick