While shopping around I have also seen OS slider tubes, 2", 4" & 6".
Just wondering if any other WG owners, or dyna owners, have installed these extended tubes and how it effects the angle of the bike? I was think 2" might look pretty good.
I am sure your well aware the WG & the FXST rake are very similar & use a OEM 3 degree raked tree.
If you are referring to the Pro One sliders I have 2 sets of them. One is a 6" over & the other a 8" over.
They are extended which covers the tubes, I have mocked them up with the stock 3 degree tree. The 6'' slider with the 2'' over tube raises the steering neck but I am also going to be installing 3 degree cups which will mildly extend the wheelbase & bring the steering geometry back to a reasonable trail figure.
If you want maximum tube coverage the minimum tube length for the 6'' slider is 2'' over tube, this will give you maximum coveage of the tube while maintaining travel clearance of the slider to the tree. Slider length is 22.5'' long + a 2" over tube will bring the fork & slider length to 35.5". Thats from the top of the tube to the axle. Stock slider & stock tube length for the FXST is 32".
If you want to go up to 4" over you could go with the 8" over sliders if you want maximum coverage of the fork tube otherwise you could use the 6'' over. It also helps reduce frt end flex by using a longer slider. If you use 4'' over which equates to an overall fork tube & slider length of 37.5'' a 5 degree raked tree & 3 degree raked cups should bring the geometry very close to original specs while maintaining a proper frame height.
I would never suggest riding any bike after changing steering geometry until you have manually checked the trail. Proper Trail is the Key
It's not something that should be taken lightly as to what you actually do have. I have personally seen a rider break into a high speed wobble & believe me the look on his face is embedded forever.