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Post by grandfatherjim » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:06 pm

You don't need the kit for the front, only the back.
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Post by patayres » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:20 pm

Understood, but do I need the kit for the Gas-Adjusts on the rear (BD listing mentions they are only for the GR-2)?

Thanks for the quick reply!
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Post by grandfatherjim » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:38 pm

Sorry don't know that; I just got regular GR-2s for the back as well.
It wasn't all clear to me so I checked multiple suppliers on the web until it gelled.
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Post by spiffy » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:04 pm

patayres wrote:Understood, but do I need the kit for the Gas-Adjusts on the rear (BD listing mentions they are only for the GR-2)?

Thanks for the quick reply!
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Post by Westy78 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:16 pm

Hey I just found a set of GR-2's that I forgot that I had kept. They probably only have maybe 10k miles on them if you want 'em. They came off when I went to the Koni's.
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Post by static » Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:01 am

I love the GR2s on my bus. Figuratively, of course.

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Post by hambone » Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:07 am

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Post by patayres » Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:07 pm

ce ce pedro, no kit on the back.
gracias. pueden sus pollos traman y no se van volando!
Hey I just found a set of GR-2's that I forgot that I had kept. They probably only have maybe 10k miles on them if you want 'em. They came off when I went to the Koni's.
Thanks for the offer... unfortunately I just ordered them!
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Post by Hippie » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:33 am

Westy78 wrote: Hey I just found a set of GR-2's that I forgot that I had kept. They probably only have maybe 10k miles on them if you want 'em. They came off when I went to the Koni's.
Are those for the front? I need front shocks! :cyclopsani:

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Post by Westy78 » Fri Jun 25, 2010 8:27 am

Hippie wrote:
Westy78 wrote: Hey I just found a set of GR-2's that I forgot that I had kept. They probably only have maybe 10k miles on them if you want 'em. They came off when I went to the Koni's.
Are those for the front? I need front shocks! :cyclopsani:

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Yep, the GR-2's are what is usually used on the front and the Gas Adjust for the rear. Cover shipping and they're yours.
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Post by patayres » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:30 pm

Shocks arrived today (from Amazon w/ Free Shipping... next day :cheers: ) GR-2 up front & Gas-Adjust rear.

Mounted and test run for lunch w/ my wife in the front seat... like 'em so far. Heading up to the Cascade Lakes this weekend (summer is FINALLY here) so we'll see how they perform at highway speeds. Just around town I feel like the ride is a little firmer but certainly not harsh. Old shocks were the older blue Monroes. Front shocks did not rebound to the same height after compressed. There was still some resistance both directions. Rear shocks approximately the same length and some resistance to compression but not nearly like the gas-adjusts. If anyone wants the old Monroes let me know... I wouldn't use the fronts but the rears have a little life left in them.
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Post by Hippie » Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:44 pm

Westy78 wrote:Yep, the GR-2's are what is usually used on the front and the Gas Adjust for the rear. Cover shipping and they're yours.
Deal...What a guy!
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