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post #1 of 3 Old 03-30-2018, 07:47 PM Thread Starter
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Installed lowering links

I installed Adventure Tech's 7075-T6 147mm lowering Links and raised the forks 3/4" today. I am 5'9 and couldn't get my heels on the ground. I followed Kevin Baker's instructions. The only difference was that my 2015 used a an H6 screw for the top fork pinch bolt and the bottom 2 bolts were 12mm. I lowered the bike 3/4" and now I can flat foot it. We still have snow and mud here so I can't yet report on if the ride is any different yet. Here are some pictures of the process.
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-30-2018, 07:59 PM
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Nice job. What's the new seat height? You can also cut the seat rubber mount cushions and loose another 10mm or so.


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I'm not sure of the seat height, but I measured a before and after point on the side of the bike and it was down 3/4 inch.

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