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Offline John_Atkinson

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Progressive 420 install
« on: September 22, 2011, 12:27:39 pm »
Anyone have any hints or tips on the install of a PS 420 rear shock?

I acquired low-mileage used unit (thanks JM!) but would welcome any suggestions regarding installation, settings, etc.

thanks in advance!
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Re: Progressive 420 install
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2011, 11:35:00 am »
nothing from anybody?

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Re: Progressive 420 install
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2011, 01:38:31 pm »
Never done one, so how about you send it to me, and i'll do the dirty work, then send it back in a year or three and give you all my data.

 8) ?

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Re: Progressive 420 install
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2011, 02:34:31 pm »
John,

I've never done one, but since it is made for the C10, it should be a bolt-in, so nothing special for the install.  Setup is more personalized, and depends on your weight and riding style.  There are some good suspension setup guides on the web to help, like this one:

http://www.sportrider.com/suspension_settings/suspension_setup/146_0402_suspension_setup_guide/index.html

HTH,

Edit:  Have you seen Progressive's installation instructions?  Here are the instructions for the 465 shock, which has superseded the 420, so it they should be basically the same.

http://www.progressivesuspension.com/pdfs/3082%20465%20Series%20Install%20Instr.pdf
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Re: Progressive 420 install
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2011, 03:01:06 pm »
Never done one, so how about you send it to me, and i'll do the dirty work, then send it back in a year or three and give you all my data.

 8) ?

 :beerchug:

um......well, Greg, that's AWFULLY good of you to offer...... :rotflmao:

Not quite the intended result I had in mind, though..........
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Re: Progressive 420 install
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2011, 03:26:34 pm »
John,

I've never done one, but since it is made for the C10, it should be a bolt-in, so nothing special for the install.  Setup is more personalized, and depends on your weight and riding style.  There are some good suspension setup guides on the web to help, like this one:

http://www.sportrider.com/suspension_settings/suspension_setup/146_0402_suspension_setup_guide/index.html

HTH,

Edit:  Have you seen Progressive's installation instructions?  Here are the instructions for the 465 shock, which has superseded the 420, so it they should be basically the same.

http://www.progressivesuspension.com/pdfs/3082%20465%20Series%20Install%20Instr.pdf


this is great information Gary - thanks so much!
John Atkinson
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