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post #1 of 15 Old 08-18-2008, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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Lowering The Bike.....

mmk well i wanted to purchase some lowering links for my bike so i can lower it mayb a inch and a half. My question is how much is this going to affect the handling on the bike? I have herd different things from many people but just curious if anyone has lowered there bike this much and have some feedback from stock?? thanks.
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Why do you wanna lower it?

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Lowered the rear of mine 1.25. I haven't done a track day yet but as far as street riding can't really tell a difference. More comfortabe for me though not as much pressure on the wrist.

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Mine bike sits pretty much flat, to me i feel no diff.(handling) except the weight off my arms/wrist/balls

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i want to lower it cus im a short little fucker lol, if i get lowering links should i drop the front equal to or lower then what i lower the rear with the links?
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i want to lower it cus im a short little fucker lol, if i get lowering links should i drop the front equal to or lower then what i lower the rear with the links?
as close as you can drop the front to equal the rear, the bike will handle the same but you will loose ground clearance of course but over all it will still handle like stock.


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ok cool thanks guys!! and yeah im short as hell and lowering the bike will make easier parking lot trips lmao, also any tips on which lowering links to buy? or are they all generally the same?
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as close as you can drop the front to equal the rear, the bike will handle the same but you will loose ground clearance of course but over all it will still handle like stock.


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I lowered my 636 and 600RR...Each with close dynamics to stock...Meaning 1 inch rear and 1 inch front if I could...636 was 1.25 rear...My 10R is just lowered 5mm up front and I shaved the seat...People think flat footing both feet is a must...It is not. I am only 5'7"...Lower the front and then do the rear...If you must get some links that will lower your bike 1 inch rear and drop front 1 inch...Then shave down your seat. I shaved my seat and I have black chrome vinyl on it.


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post #10 of 15 Old 08-19-2008, 02:26 AM Thread Starter
 
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ok guys thanks for all the input !!
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