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2020-06-09
Challenger Shock Preload Adjustment

To adjust the shock preload on your Indian Challenger, perform the following procedure:

1. Remove the left-hand side cover. Gently grasp the front lower corner and pull away from the vehicle to release the three grommet pins. Use caution to prevent damage to painted surfaces. 

2. Look up the suspension setting for the specific loading according to the chart below. 

Challenger preload chart

3. Use the 10mm speed wrench and extension provided in the tool kit to set the adjuster to the proper setting (1). 

Challenger shock adjustment

Note: The numbers are biased toward the line that they represent. 

For more maintenance tips, procedures and specifications, consult your Owner's Manual.
To find an Indian Motorcycle Dealer near you, use the Dealer Locator.
To find a replacement part, view the online parts catalog

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