The free length is 11.5" which is about 1/4" inch shorter than the original stock shocks. The springs have 5 tension adjustment positions. The spring adjuster tool is also provided. The original shocks have rubber bushings which tend to crack and split over time.
This set of shocks has all metal bushings which will not wear out. All required metal bushings are preinstalled to provide ease of installation.
The green wire ties that you see in the lower shock eyelets are there to secure the bushings to keep them from being lost. THESE SHOCKS COME READY TO INSTALL AS THEY ARE WITH NO MODIFICATION NEEDED. BELOW IS A LIST OF MODELS THAT THESE SHOCKS WILL FIT. 1999 HONDA VT1100D2 SHADOW ACE (AMERICAN CLASSIC EDITION).THESE SHOCKS WILL NOT FIT THE AERO MODELS. We do offer shocks in different lengths and for many other models as well. ORDERS ARE PROCESSED WITHIN 24 HOURS MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
ORDERS PLACED SATURDAY OR SUNDAY. MAY NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL TUESDAY. The item "Honda VT1100 Shadow Ace Spirit Sabre 11.5 Heavy Duty Chrome Shocks" is in sale since Tuesday, July 7, 2020. This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Parts & Accessories\Motorcycle Parts\Brakes & Suspension\Shocks". The seller is "motorcycle_parts_outlett" and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.This item can be shipped worldwide.