Elka Suspension Group Buy - Get Some!

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Gangplank, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. Chop Chop

    Chop Chop Hector erector

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    Something I should of mentioned earlier but forgot about it. I highly recommend that you get the Indyunlimited kit for the upper mount. The Elka uses two bushes either side of a spherical bearing. I will guarantee you will bend the upper shock bolt with this shock the same as the stock unit.

    Enjoy the performance increase, you won't regret the purchase. I don't know why some must have Ohlins when the quality of Elka is around, that and more adjustment and not an off the shelf unit.
  2. tomatoe333

    tomatoe333 Long timer

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    Nope. Picked it up from the local FedEx Office store (hold for pickup) on Sunday. :clap

    No pictures, but it's shiny. :lol3
  3. epicxcrider

    epicxcrider Been here awhile

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  4. dom02

    dom02 Been here awhile

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    Got mine today!! What a thing of beauty! Hang it on the living room wall or install on bike?? Guess the bike wins again. Thanks to Josh again for doing all the work!
  5. Gangplank

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    You have a PM.... :thumb
  6. epicxcrider

    epicxcrider Been here awhile

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    Figures it shows up at work while I'm on my way to Mexico!
  7. Gangplank

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    Safe travels buddy!!!
  8. UnsafeHOTADVENTURE

    UnsafeHOTADVENTURE Adventurer

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    Im dying here. Its been over a month ahhhh
  9. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    I'll follow-up again and report back.
  10. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    I followed up with the rep on your order number.

    "sorry for this delayed customer, I will follow up with the build and do my best to ship asap."

    Let's hope they ship it next day or two.
  11. epicxcrider

    epicxcrider Been here awhile

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    Couldn't wait, installed mine during my lunch break :evil

    Awesome on my little jog around the parking lot, going to tune it on my way home! Had a bent shock bolt, but got it bent back in the vice until I can get a stronger one at home (do'h). Can't believe how weak the bolt was, I could have bent it 90 Deg easily if I wanted to.

    I don't like where they suggest to mount the preload adjuster, so I'm going to move it forward and hopefully attach it right next to the resi.
  12. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    Nice. Post up a ride report once you get it out for a spin.

    Mine is in my garage sitting next to the bike. I'm just about done with the front end rebuild with the F650GS-YZD fork upgrade. I've been hoping that it magically installs itself but so far no luck
  13. epicxcrider

    epicxcrider Been here awhile

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    Uh, amazing! It will take a little longer to tune but this thing is just unbelievable! Soaks up everything and has no stiction whatsoever. I did order a rear mudguard because it doesn't have the protection that the original shock had.
  14. Gangplank

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    :clap Glad to hear buddy
  15. UnsafeHOTADVENTURE

    UnsafeHOTADVENTURE Adventurer

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    I hate to say this but should i be calling paypal and getting my money back? 933 dollars is kind of a big deal and I haven't seen a single thing that makes me feel like I might really be getting a shock. Another week has gone by and still nothing? Originally 2-3 weeks was the time given That was 6 weeks ago. WTF man Im trying my best to just sit back and relax but Im getting a little impatient over here. The only thing I have heard is "they are probbaly working on it and its probably gonna ship soon".Thats not much.

    Please give me something worth while so i can be reassured this wasn't a waste of time and money.
  16. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    Ok. I just called the Elka home office and got the tracking number. It was shipped on the 18th and is on its way to you in So Cal. I'll apologize for Elka (not my fault obviously but I understand why you are not happy....).

    Tracking number is in your PM. Not sure why the delay or why we didn't get the tracking number last week.
  17. Attico

    Attico Wrong way 'round

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    Pm sent. My stock r1200gs shock spilled its guts, trip in 3 weeks....but i live 2 hours fromthe factory....cross my fingers.
  18. Gangplank

    Gangplank Advenchaintourer

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    PM sent with order info. Some of the orders ship pretty quick. Others have taken longer but I can try to put a rush on it.
  19. epicxcrider

    epicxcrider Been here awhile

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    After riding 2up this thing is even better. Money well spent!
  20. UnsafeHOTADVENTURE

    UnsafeHOTADVENTURE Adventurer

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    Thanks for checking up on things I never really thought of it as your fault and I hate bitchin about this stuff. Im done :cry. Thanks again for doing all the legwork!:freaky Looking forward to seeing my beloved on thursday :D