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Discussion in 'General' started by pauldeepsea, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. pauldeepsea

    pauldeepsea Well-Known Member

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    imho I have no interest in the discussion the 422’s will just not fit without making modifications to the frame or the shock!
    I know this is a touchy subject lately !
    Best of luck to those installing them looking forward to being proved wrong!
    Yes I could modify some shit to make it work but I question limitations and speciations, on strength and stability ! I own a bbc with progressive shocks installed and a rigid so I have no interest in either. Just stating what I witnessed and tried .
    If it works hell yeah to the guy who cracked the code and not the frame !
     
  2. PAUL NOBBS

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    The 422s have a sharpish lip on the tail end of the barrel. I fitted mine in the Bulldog Ok and ran it fine for 6 months until I found a pile of oil on the drive one day. My advice to all who fit these is PLEASE CHECK and make sure your oil lines are well clear of the rear of the shocks barrel. The vibration of the motor and operation of the shocks had chafed through the braided oil line on this lip - So ensure electric wires pipes are angled and tied back well out of the way. I forgot to check and paid the price! The 422 barrels took up so much room and I couldn't guarantee good clearance I finally took them out and refitted narrow shocks back in.
     
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    Imo what’s i witnessed on a k9 is that the 422’s wouldn’t fit no matter what I tried .
    Not saying it couldn’t work just stating trying to make them mount .
     
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    I think the Bulldogs had a bit more space under the frame than the newer K9 appear to have - thats what I have picked up from reading various posts on here. Anyhow, If the 422s had a rounder tail end I would probably have got away with it
     
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    I'm very interested in getting the 422's on my K-9 -- do you know the guys name on facebook that I need to talk to? It would be appreciated.
     
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    Been a lot of discussion about the fitment or lack thereof. Apparently I missed the discussion on what the value, perceived or actual is.

    Anything specific other than generic “better ride” ?
     
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    I need heavier duty preferrably adjustable shocks -- I'm a big dude -- stock shocks are not real good if I'm riding 2 up
     
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    If you don't want to mention here I understand. Please message me on facebook mike volk, my profile page has a pic of my k-9 (no pic of me with name though) -- thanks.
     
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    I am putting my heavy duty 422s up for sale on Ebay uk next week they are vitually new having only done a total of 48 hours max in my dog. Even with shipping from Uk they will still be pretty cheap in comparison I think.
     
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    Fuk it... I'm gonna go buy a set, install them, take some pics, then take them off and throw them in the trash.... just for shits and giggles.
     
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    Post up some pics of the coyote for us to ogle over.
     
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    So? Let’s see some pictures of that bike!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
     
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    Looking forward to your Introduction, pics of your 09 coyote and pics of your rides around Salt Lake City.
    http://www.bigdogbiker.com/threads/your-introduction.25016/
     
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    Sorry chaps the above 422's just sold - early bird caught the worm [obviously far too cheap -my loss his gain I guess]
     
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    Which one? The mastiff, or that spyder thing?
     
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    Welll Doug I have a hard time believing shit these days ! Bwg is a total douche bag !
    That is one thing I know to be true ..
    So if this guy knows mor! Put your money and your picture where your mouth is ! Or ...
    not that I give a fuck I ride a rigid almost and a big bear “ broke dick” . But pics are worth a 1000 words
     
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    Simply sharing information here, that's it...
     
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    All I know is if there is a way to make the 422's fit the K-9, I'd personally like to see the instructions/modifications.
    I'm not looking to tear down the bike and try to figure it out -- I'd prefer to know what to do before I take the bike apart.

    With that in mind, if anyone knows how, or who can and will tell me how, please feel free to PM me here or reach me on facebook.
     
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