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Old 02-03-2016, 11:15 AM   #1
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Street Bob or Softail Slim?

I am thinking about buying a used Street Bob or Softail Slim. They are close in price range for a used bike. The Street Bob has a million parts for customizing but some tell me to go with the Softail Slim for the modern suspension. Any thoughts, pros/ conns on this topic?
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Old 02-03-2016, 11:16 AM   #2
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Old 02-03-2016, 11:18 AM   #3
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Thanks for the heads up but I need to sell my current bike before I buy another.
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:32 PM   #4
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Both are nice bikes but all Softails have the shocks under the frame and is harder to change the oil. Remember that with those models you change the oil in 3 areas. The screw for the transmission is on the middle of the shocks and is tricky to reach it. at least for me because I dont have a bike lift.
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Both are nice bikes but all Softails have the shocks under the frame and is harder to change the oil. Remember that with those models you change the oil in 3 areas. The screw for the transmission is on the middle of the shocks and is tricky to reach it. at least for me because I dont have a bike lift.
It was a for me and even when I bought a cheap lift from Harbor Freight, I still had a hard time getting in there.
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