These will only lower the bike if they are shorter than stock. These shocks will lower your cycle about 1.5 on most XL and FXR models.
They are perfect for those riders with shorter legs that have troubles getting their feet on the ground while keeping the same quality ride experience. 1982 - 1994 Harley-Davidson FXR. 1979 - 2012 Harley-Davidson XL Sportster.When installing replacement shocks on 1979 - 2012 XL models, it may be necessary to modify or space the chain/belt guard to allow proper shock clearance. The item "A Set Black Rear Shocks 11.75 for Harley XL Sportster FXR Super Glide Iron 883" is in sale since Tuesday, October 20, 2015. This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Parts & Accessories\Motorcycle Parts\Brakes & Suspension\Shocks". The seller is "ophir4u" and is located in Mission Viejo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.