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Old 09-08-2008, 12:58 PM   #1
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Lowering question

Im looking at a bike to buy but it has been lowered. If I were to get it I would want to bring it back up to sock height. I asked the owner if he had the stock rear links to raise it back up and he told me that the links are stock and that he just changed the pivot points to lower the bike. Does this sound right to you guys?
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Unless it has aftermarket dog bones. There are normally 3 links. stock, 1 inch ,and 2 inch. Look at the dog bones on it and see if it can be done.
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Old 09-08-2008, 03:26 PM   #3
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Gsxrs, pre 2006 have dogbones that are adjustable in the a/m

the 2k7's use a spring fork that isn't adjustable.

Hondas, different yet.

What is the bike? model, year?
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Old 09-08-2008, 07:37 PM   #4
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the bike is a 05 gsxr 600
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http://shop.ebay.com/items/_W0QQ_nkw...romZR40QQ_mdoZ

I'd recommend going w the 7075 Alloy. The stronger the better.
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Old 09-08-2008, 07:53 PM   #6
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no i dont want it lowered, the bike is lowered now and i was wondering if i could riase it back up to stock height or would i need to buy stock links for it.
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Is the front lowered??
If not look at your dogbones and see if they are adjustable. If it is just the bones then go back to stock
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If you have the links with three slots, like the 7075's in the pics, likely the second one is being used... if you put it on the first link, it will bring it to stock height in the rear.

In the front, loosen the three pinch bolts and slide the forks back down through the triple.
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We can raise it back up for you. Depending on the link it may have a hole for the stock position or not.
If not we probably have stock one.

Do you know if the kick stand was cut?
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ok cool, now i have an idea what to look for when i go see the bike. thanks! and no from the pics the front does not seem to be lowered just the back.
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We can raise it back up for you. Depending on the link it may have a hole for the stock position or not.
If not we probably have stock one.

Do you know if the kick stand was cut?

ok that sounds great! i WILL be taking whatever bike i get to you guys, i have heard nothing but good things about you guys!! about the kick stand, i have no idea but should know when i check it out this weekend.
thanks a lot for you time guys
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