Shuffling Shocks, 81 air shocks to 78 GoldWing - Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums

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Has anyone ever tried putting the front and rear shocks/suspension from an 81 GW to a 78 GW?

I've got an 81 basketcase that has excellent condition parts, pretty much the whole bike was garage kept it's whole life, and I'd like to move the air shocks on the front and the back to my 78.

Just wondering if there are any complications that will interfere with this process.

I don't want to go out and buy a new suspension, I just want to use what I have available to me.

Is there anything else I should look at moving to the 78 to improve performance, handling, etc..

Not really worried about the 78 being original condition. I want the best ride I can get out of it with the parts from the 81.



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