Dual Sport Conversion

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by wmsoller, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. wmsoller

    wmsoller n00b

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    I've got a 96 R8505R that I've had for years. It's been a great, but now I'm thinking dual purpose. I've been trying to sell the 850 and use the proceeds to by a GS. Recently, I've been thinking I should consider a dual sport conversion for the 850. Any thoughts? Any resources our there for what I'd need to all consider and do. Thanks.
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  2. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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  3. mousitsas

    mousitsas Long timer

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    It is fairly simple, you probably only need to get a pair of 1100GS shocks and wheels. A 1150GS front shock (and wheels) will also do, but rear shocks aren't interchangeable across the models.
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  4. PeterW

    PeterW Long timer

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    And you end up with something a lot more reliable than a 1200 for a lot less cost.

    I know, cruel, but true.

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  5. Ua the Destroyer

    Ua the Destroyer Been here awhile

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