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Old 01-12-2010, 07:17 PM   #21
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then go fix it!


then we can ride... or I can follow in my car. lol.
I'm trying. Places I call don't know how/ haven't done it/ don't work on Buells/ etc... Trust me, I'm trying!
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I've machined bushings to lower bikes internally in the past, including Alan's 200 mph Busa, I'm just not familiar with doing it for the Buell.
I'd like to see the bike if I can and I can give you a better idea if it's something we want to do.
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I've machined bushings to lower bikes internally in the past, including Alan's 200 mph Busa, I'm just not familiar with doing it for the Buell.
I'd like to see the bike if I can and I can give you a better idea if it's something we want to do.
I was told stock busa's go 200MPH. It must be true I read it on the interwebz
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looks like it might be easier to go this route.

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looks like it might be easier to go this route.

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Have you tried to adjust the suspension yet to see how much that lowers it
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Take the seat to an upholstery shop and get them to remove some foam and staple it back up, not sure how much can you get out of the seat but we do it all the time and you can get 1" or 2" easy.

Not familiar with the Buell tho!
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Suspension will not lower it enough for me. Nor will taking foam out of the seat- the seat is a good 3.5" higher than my legs are long. =( It must be lowered by changing the forks and suspension completely.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:20 PM   #32
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Have you tried to adjust the suspension yet to see how much that lowers it
For Brandy, we need to take the seat off and put 12" scooter wheels on. Then she only needs to lower it another inch or so.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:34 PM   #33
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For Brandy, we need to take the seat off and put 12" scooter wheels on. Then she only needs to lower it another inch or so.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:35 PM   #34
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looks like it might be easier to go this route.

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Old 01-15-2010, 12:18 AM   #35
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resurrect the SV!!! We can put gixxer 600 forks on it! Might be easier to find.
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Good luck Squoddy, I checked around too, but part of what makes Buell fun is also the hassle, few people have them, so no one does regular work on them for custom stuff like that. Shoulda seen them at Patrick's when they started looking to ut the LED's on, the guy that did it wasn't sure where to out them because no one really ever had. =]

Though they did do my suspension, and that helped some
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Good luck Squoddy, I checked around too, but part of what makes Buell fun is also the hassle, few people have them, so no one does regular work on them for custom stuff like that. Shoulda seen them at Patrick's when they started looking to ut the LED's on, the guy that did it wasn't sure where to out them because no one really ever had. =]

Though they did do my suspension, and that helped some
Are you short? I think my feet are about 3" off the ground on both sides; maybe only 2"... I have to be more drastic than the suspension. I don't mind spending the money; especially since I got the bike half price.
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Are you short? I think my feet are about 3" off the ground on both sides; maybe only 2"... I have to be more drastic than the suspension. I don't mind spending the money; especially since I only had to hump weenee to pay for the bike.

Fixed it...

Just buy some 3" heels to touch the ground with.
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