Thread: Buell S3T?
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:35 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by EmptiMind View Post
So any aftermarket that's the right length should fit? Any suggestions, anyone?
Maybe you are not asking this question but....

As a rule, just because a shock fits doesn't mean it will work. There are all sorts of issues like suspension geometry. wheelbase, linkage ratios, bike weight, etc that makes shock design very specific to a bike. You might find a 16.5" Showa shock off a motocross bike - it won't work on your Buell!
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