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    1981 Custom Built Motorcycles Bobber

    Will the rear shocks work(properly) in that position?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-B...bf43a0aa#v4-36

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    ....hurk......barf
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    ....hurk......barf
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    quote: We do things differently at the BMW CHOP SHOP. In a world of custom motorcycles that could have been made by any custom motorcycle builder, we don't follow. Simply put… we blend BMW engineering with Harley-Davidson bobber / chopper motorcycle design and Ducati-inspired design to create a daily-rider timeless motorcycle that incorporates BMW reliability, unique design ideas and comfort.
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    To answer your question J, maybe. As long as the shock has been properly revalved and re sprung it should work as long as the bottom mount remains lower than the top mount, which means a really short travel.
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    quote: We do things differently at the BMW CHOP SHOP. In a world of custom motorcycles that could have been made by any custom motorcycle builder, we don't follow. Simply put… we blend BMW engineering with Harley-Davidson bobber / chopper motorcycle design and Ducati-inspired design to create a daily-rider timeless motorcycle that incorporates BMW reliability, unique design ideas and comfort.
    Double hurk.........barf.......


    To answer your question J, maybe. As long as the shock has been properly revalved and re sprung it should work as long as the bottom mount remains lower than the top mount, which means a really short travel.
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    "Timeless" and "unique design ideas". Ya know thats's sorta like a real estate agent calling a $1 million 500sf closet apartment in Manhattan "cozy and inviting" and "its all about the location"...The dude name dropped BMW, Harley, and Ducati as if to optimize a google search.

    The descriptions really give me a good chuckle sometimes. Its really amazing how some people buy into that bullshit.
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    "Timeless" and "unique design ideas". Ya know thats's sorta like a real estate agent calling a $1 million 500sf closet apartment in Manhattan "cozy and inviting" and "its all about the location"...The dude name dropped BMW, Harley, and Ducati as if to optimize a google search.

    The descriptions really give me a good chuckle sometimes. Its really amazing how some people buy into that bullshit.
    220, 221 whatever it takes.

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    Fugly. Flat fucking fugly. I wouldn't let my dog piss on the tires - if I had a dog, that is.
    I believe we have run out of trolls.

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    Fugly. Flat fucking fugly. I wouldn't let my dog piss on the tires - if I had a dog, that is.
    I believe we have run out of trolls.

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    Someone needs a swift kick in the jewels for the poorly mounted Mojave tank on a BMW.
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