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I have a 03 XLH 1200. Looking at the Burly lowering kits. Just wondering if anyone has installed one? Ive heard of people cutting shocks down also. If so, any tricks I should know about? Also, when measureing rear shocks, is the demention taken from the centerline of the mounting bolts? Any feedback would be helpful and appreciated. POPPY
 

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I lowered the rear of my 1200 by installing "Hugger" shocks I got off EBAY. If you shop there be sure to get real H-D "take offs". They have larger gromets {measured thru the mounting holes} that can easily be seen. -2$en#e-
 

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I installed a set of these Hugger lowering shocks on my FXR.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/LOWERING-SHOCKS-1991-thru-2006-HARLEY-SPORTSTER-FXR_W0QQitemZ4606899576QQcategoryZ35557QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
The worked great and are of good quality. Also inexpensive at $94 set.

Ebay Seller's quote-
They are the same lenght as factory installed rear shocks used
on Hugger, XL Custom and XL883L models.
11 3/4" eye to eye

My bike dropped 1 1/2" but I was replacing the factory air-ride settup.
 

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I lowered my wifes 2003 XL custom installed progressive fork kit and progressive rear shocks, she only 5'2'' and this made it perfect hight even with a mustang seat.
 
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