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I have been looking around to find ADJUSTABLE BONES
and i can't find them now

does anyone know where i can buy some?
 

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Any regrets lowering your 9?
they are in this thread,
may not tell you where but you can see them .....
 

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I don't remember them being $190
I thought they were about $80-$90

I could be wrong it has happened before and I thought that DL had them
 

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They've been around that as long as I can remember. Regular bones are $70+.
:agree: i almost bought a set last year and that is what they were running then. i decided to go with regular bones since i figured i wouldn't be adjusting them more than once anyway. :dontknow:
 

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I have them and enjoy them. It takes about 20 minutes to adjust them where you want them. I will eventually have an air ride system but when I bought them I couldn't find an air ride that worked well (or didn't constantly bounce up and down like a car with no shocks).

$180 is what I spent. The regular bones as Hink mentioned are about $70.
 

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Yes. Had them on my bike. Adjustable from stock to 3" drop I believe. Seem to be good quality, I had no complaints. I dropped mine approx 2" and left it there. Don't know if they ever got any more in stock or not.
How long have you had them on the bike?
 

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I have to chime in here, but let me say first that I am a satisfied
customer...now.

I had my adjustable bones for around 2500 miles. One day while riding
someone rides up and says boy you bike looks lower than usual.
Now mind you I did have it set as low as the bolts that go through
the bones would let me. And rode it that way for 2300 miles or so.

Well that guy was right, it was sitting lower. I scrapped both sides
going around corners...and I had only scraped once the previous 2300
miles, I'm a pretty tame rider. As the poker run went on I could tell that
things were getting worse. Then going down the highway I ran over a
normal expansion joint. But I felt all of it. Next thing I know my back tire is
buried up against the inner fender well...the smoke was rolling. The tire
was way hot, so we let it cool down and I rode it in short rides until we
got back to a place there was a phone signal.

4 hours later the flatbed pulled up in front of my house.
I started lifting the bike with my lift and noticed that the tire did not
drop down with no weight on it. The fun started then. I had to remove
every suspension bolt to get it to drop back down. The bones had failed
in a big way...the welds had failed. A welder friend looked them over
and said that the weld did not penetrate but instead smeared over
the surface of the metal. Basically it pooled out and flattened across
the intended weld area.

So I call RAW and boom they said not to worry and sent me an "improved"
design. I couldn't see much difference but I did have to massage the
bushings to get the bolts back through. The new bones looked like
there was a better weld and have held up just fine.

Kudos to Bill and Justin at RAW Design for good customer service!

Jeff / Foo
 

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Hey Foo, do you know when the newdesign was done? and how to tell if mine are from the new batch, or old? mine do not look like the ones in the pic on the website.



see the four holes for the bolts? mine are all open, no holes, but a chanel instead.
 

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I have to chime in here, but let me say first that I am a satisfied
customer...now.

I had my adjustable bones for around 2500 miles. One day while riding
someone rides up and says boy you bike looks lower than usual.
Now mind you I did have it set as low as the bolts that go through
the bones would let me. And rode it that way for 2300 miles or so.

Well that guy was right, it was sitting lower. I scrapped both sides
going around corners...and I had only scraped once the previous 2300
miles, I'm a pretty tame rider. As the poker run went on I could tell that
things were getting worse. Then going down the highway I ran over a
normal expansion joint. But I felt all of it. Next thing I know my back tire is
buried up against the inner fender well...the smoke was rolling. The tire
was way hot, so we let it cool down and I rode it in short rides until we
got back to a place there was a phone signal.

4 hours later the flatbed pulled up in front of my house.
I started lifting the bike with my lift and noticed that the tire did not
drop down with no weight on it. The fun started then. I had to remove
every suspension bolt to get it to drop back down. The bones had failed
in a big way...the welds had failed. A welder friend looked them over
and said that the weld did not penetrate but instead smeared over
the surface of the metal. Basically it pooled out and flattened across
the intended weld area.

So I call RAW and boom they said not to worry and sent me an "improved"
design. I couldn't see much difference but I did have to massage the
bushings to get the bolts back through. The new bones looked like
there was a better weld and have held up just fine.

Kudos to Bill and Justin at RAW Design for good customer service!

Jeff / Foo
Yeah, I remember this Jeff. My fault.:bow: But honestly, it's the only set we had fail. We've since changed the welding procedure to only allow 2 of our long-term welders to assemble them. A "newbie" made yours and was relieved of his duties shortly thereafter.
 

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I received the "second edition". Have had them on for at least a year. Absolutely love them!! If you're not quite ready to spend the $$ on the air ride, these would be the best alternative.
 
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