Elka Suspension Group Buy - Get Some!

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  1. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    Still some time... Sent me a PM if you are interested...
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  2. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    Find out if they have a setup for the '13 800gs. The new bike actually has a different Swingarm ratio, not sure how much, but enough to make the '12 shock not be the right one.
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  3. Gangplank

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    Already heard back. :D

    They do not make one for the 2013 F800GS yet. My contact said they can develop one if a few people want to order them but it's not going to be part of this group buy. If you have a few who want them we can work on it.

    They do make one for the 2012 V-strom 650 'cause this GB isn't limited to just the BMW cool(aid) kids. If Elka makes it we can order it.

    Just found out the PDF list on their website shows if it is available without the preload adjuster. The strom is available without it. The BMW for F650GS'Dakar and F800GS are NOT available without the preload adjuster.
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  4. Gangplank

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  5. kkug

    kkug Been here awhile

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    They have options- Make shure you are geting the shock that that you expecting.

    That price is a great deal if it is the Full Monty shock.
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  6. Gangplank

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    Right, of course! That's why every shock ordered will be custom for the rider as noted.
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  7. Gangplank

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    I sent the ordering info out to those who said they want in.

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  8. UnsafeHOTADVENTURE

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    Payment and order sent. AHHHHH
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  9. Gangplank

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    Yep. Got it...
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  10. Chop Chop

    Chop Chop Hector erector

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    I have had an Elka for a couple of years now on the 800gs. I know it says ride height adjustment, but unless they have changed the design since mine it doesn't.

    Also for those thinking about the remote preload adjuster, I have blown three seals so wouldn't bother if I was doing it again.

    Otherwise an awesome shock.
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  11. Gangplank

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    Here's a pic of the Dakar shock. Looks like it has a ride height adjustment on the bottom. Guessing they've updated it.
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  12. Gangplank

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    Got the couple of payments... waiting on the a couple more and orders go in Monday. :freaky
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  13. Indy Unlimited

    Indy Unlimited Long timer

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    I did a custom 8" stroke offroad valved rear Elka for my buddies Versys.
    3 Way loaded reservoir and hydraulic preload and adjustable ride height on the bottom clevis.
    No issues and phenomenal off road valving!
    I wish I would have got that over the Hyperpro which is valved more for street riding.
    In 2 years and plenty of off road pounding he has had no issues with the Elka rear shock.
    Oh and it is so beautifully made as well!
    [​IMG]
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  14. Gangplank

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    A couple more inmates added. sent ordering info to all that should be committed. :D

    The comitted

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  15. Gangplank

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    Good to hear it gets the approval of the genius that build the shock bolt support farkel. :-D

    You can see the ride height adjustment there on the bottom.
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  16. MAJTHUMPER

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    Looks like a great price on a much needed upgrade. I'm in! Should go nicely with the shiver mod forks.

    Thanks GP
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  17. Gangplank

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    Yes sir. We're there. Soon as we get the last payment we are good to go. !!
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  18. epicxcrider

    epicxcrider Been here awhile

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    Sweeeeeet
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  19. Gangplank

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    Order went in today for 7 of us.

    Gangplank
    Epicxcrider
    unsafeHOTADVENTURE
    Dom02
    Sturgen
    Night Rider
    Tomatoe333

    The group buy is still open so if anyone still wants to get in on this one let me know.

    Order is in and I'll update each of you when I have confirmations, etc.
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  20. epicxcrider

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    :clap
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