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I changed the front tire and discovered I need a left fork seal. I couldn't see all the oil on the fork until I pulled the fender, which may explain my tire cupping.

So since I have to put the seal in it I may as well get a better ride. I had progressive springs in my Valkyrie and VTX and liked them. For those running the Progressive Suspension Monotube Fork Cartridge Kit. how do you like it. I'd like Traxi...but my wallet doesn't right now! Lol Is the kit really worth it or just get Progressive springs....which are a lot cheaper, as in $300 cheaper!
 

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Following..... I am thinking about the progressive cartridges myself.
 
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I'm thinking the same thing, Progressives. Tried Traxxion a couple years ago, just didn't work for me on the trike, But look, that's just me, many riders think they are great and that's fine, different strokes and all that.
 

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I changed the front tire and discovered I need a left fork seal. I couldn't see all the oil on the fork until I pulled the fender, which may explain my tire cupping.

So since I have to put the seal in it I may as well get a better ride. I had progressive springs in my Valkyrie and VTX and liked them. For those running the Progressive Suspension Monotube Fork Cartridge Kit. how do you like it. I'd like Traxi...but my wallet doesn't right now! Lol Is the kit really worth it or just get Progressive springs....which are a lot cheaper, as in $300 cheaper!
I had the progressive springs and didn't notice any difference. Went to pmt and notice a difference.
You need to do a full front forks rebuild in any application.
 

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I've had Progressive springs, Traxxion springs, 1.1 kg I think, and Progressive Mono-Tubes. Progressive springs and Progressive Mono-Tubes on my '03, Traxxion springs and Progressive Mono-Tubes on my '10.

Springs, either, were an improvement but, Mono-Tubes, hands down.
 

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I had the progressive springs and didn't notice any difference. Went to pmt and notice a difference.
You need to do a full front forks rebuild in any application.
What all does a “full rebuild” include?
 
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I've done the same thing, just springs years back, PMT recently. Day and night difference.
 

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You'll notice a lot of improvement in your front suspension with the PMTs. For best results, do the Progressive rear spring upgrade as well.
 

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I really like PMTs. As recommended, I would also recommend upgrading the rear spring at the same time.
 

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I had the progressive springs and didn't notice any difference. Went to pmt and notice a difference.
You need to do a full front forks rebuild in any application.
Thanks thats good to know...I guess I should go with PMT
 

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I really like PMTs. As recommended, I would also recommend upgrading the rear spring at the same time.
Did you have factory or Progressive before the PMT?
 

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I put PMTs, tapered bearings and fork brace on about 20k miles ago. The difference is night and day.

The PMTs soak up mostly all of the bone jarring road bumps.



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Did you have factory or Progressive before the PMT?
I had the factory suspension before PMT, the factory suspension had began to sack out and it was time for a rebuild so I upgraded. Huge improvement in performance over the stock suspension. I have Progressive springs in my VTX , which was also a improvement over stock but not as dramatic.
 

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I had the factory suspension before PMT, the factory suspension had began to sack out and it was time for a rebuild so I upgraded. Huge improvement in performance over the stock suspension. I have Progressive springs in my VTX , which was also a improvement over stock but not as dramatic.
Thanks, just curious but what was the mileage before it begin to sack out?
 

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Progressive Monotubes for sure! I love them!
I did use the preload spacers. Just the way I wanted it.

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After several repeated failures of the left front fork seal I installed Progressive Monotubes. That was 15K miles ago. I haven't had a left fork seal leak since. I didn't notice any difference in the ride.
 
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