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Offline Botchitman

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2017, 06:34:36 PM »
Obtained a set of used set of 40mm lust racing lowering links for 2011 800 roadie - anyone got the instructions that may give the measurement for lowering the front? - tried ringing them but they wouldn't help. :023:

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« Last Edit: October 14, 2017, 06:37:43 PM by Botchitman »

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2017, 06:55:23 PM »
Try 10mm down on the front
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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2018, 03:12:29 PM »
when we are talking of lowering by say,40mm, are we talking 40mm at the rear, or 40mm seat height?

anyone actually worked out what say, a 5mm longer link actually lowers the bike by?

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2018, 06:13:57 PM »
I lowered mine as others with dog bones and forks through by 10mm also at the same time had my suspension fettled with Andreani front and Nitron rear.
Conclusion beautifully handling bike but snapped my Achilles Tendon putting it on the centre stand. Resolution removed the stand and sold it so I can't try again.

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2018, 06:53:00 PM »
I changed my stock "dogbones" from 6" to 7" aprox 25 mm. that reduced the height at drag link from 20.5 cm to 16.25 cm. I don't believe that lowering 5 mm will even be noticed, why bother? :180:

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2018, 08:32:03 PM »
Im not :164: .im trying to work out the formula ,ie how much 25mm longer hole to hole links actually lowers the SEAT height.

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2018, 09:05:30 PM »
Seem to remember when I measured stock and Lush Racing lowering links that a 1:3 ratio applies. So every 1mm drops the back 3mm. 5mm longer lowering links centre to centre drops it 15mm.

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #17 on: March 09, 2018, 08:18:17 PM »
cheers,someone who reads the question right..... that's what I needed to know,
as im gonna make some myself (not for mine, but a lady friend of shorter stature )I didn't want to be rollin on the floor
in the cold measuring stuff, bit awkward as the bike would have to be chocked up to with the links off,

I might make some adjustables, certainly wont be using the soupy ones, they look poor

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2018, 08:19:24 PM »
*Originally Posted by Gasman [+]
I lowered mine as others with dog bones and forks through by 10mm also at the same time had my suspension fettled with Andreani front and Nitron rear.
Conclusion beautifully handling bike but snapped my Achilles Tendon putting it on the centre stand. Resolution removed the stand and sold it so I can't try again.

sell me the stand :001:

Offline Robin Catbush

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Re: Lowering Suspension
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2018, 01:51:23 PM »
I've fitted lowering links from Lust Racing, drops the back end by forty mill, then dropped the forks through twenty mill, no bother at all and the stock side stand still works, just......

 


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