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Old 06-28-2011, 03:31 PM   #1
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:29 PM   #2
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Depends a lot on the taper of the forks too. My GSXR was 1.5" in the front
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depending on what was done when they lowered it, I had to go back and get my suspension adjusted after getting mine lowered about that much. Mine felt like it was jumping all over the place on even the smallest bumps. If it's mainly on bumps, that might be something to check, and it's a cheap fix.

Different bike though so might be something else. Did have someone else tell me they've heard of people not getting it done properly and having issues with turning/pull afterwards due to it being off balance. If it doesn't feel right though, trust your gut and get it checked out.

I feel like a walking ad sometimes, but I always go straight to the guys at Motorcycles Unlimited if I ever have a doubt or question about my bike. They've always told me pretty quick just from my descriptions which aren't technical by any means exactly what I needed to fix my issue/complaint/etc - even when the answer was just better ab strength, and so far they're batting 100%.
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The main thing you want to check for is to make sure nothing mechanically bottoms, like the top of the fender to the bottom of the triple tree, before the forks bottom internally.
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Is it just lowered in the front, or also the rear?

If just the forks, you've changed the geometry quite a bit and quickened up the steering....

I had the wifes Hyo 650 lowered 1 inch in front; any more and the clipons wouldn't tighten due to the tapered forks.
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