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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-05-2005, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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lowering my gsxr

My 95 gixxer is streched and lowered but I want to lower some more. I belive that I just loosen the triple tree bolts and let the fork tubes up through the triple tree and then tighten it back down. Does any one know if this is correct. Let me know thanks guys.
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Yes you can do that but it will change the geometry of the bike and the suspension!




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Yes you can do that but it will change the geometry of the bike and the suspension!
Suspension?? Is he gonna have any left?
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It depends on how much it is lowered now and how much more he wants. Also, what he has did up to now to lower it?




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With it stretched and lowered, I'm sure he isn't concerned with handling.
Yes, loosen the bolts and drop till your harts content.
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Well that is true...




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Not really adding anything to this thread but I am curious as to why people lower their bikes - significantly. I am not talking about those that adjust for ride height due to being vertically challenged.

On my way home yesterday from work, I saw a guy on a R6 that was so low it looked like he was riding a scooter. I was on my 7R and in comparison, his taillight was several inches below my headlights. This guy's legs were damn near bent 90's while we were stopped at the light.
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Not really adding anything to this thread but I am curious as to why people lower their bikes - significantly. I am not talking about those that adjust for ride height due to being vertically challenged.

On my way home yesterday from work, I saw a guy on a R6 that was so low it looked like he was riding a scooter. I was on my 7R and in comparison, his taillight was several inches below my headlights. This guy's legs were damn near bent 90's while we were stopped at the light.
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about those that adjust for ride height due to being vertically challenged.
Hey I take offense to the vertically challenged part!!
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Hey I take offense to the vertically challenged part!!
its okay shortie at least you except it and arre cool about it lol have you ever seen willy wonka??
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its okay shortie at least you except it and arre cool about it lol have you ever seen willy wonka??

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I'm with ya Rideordie... but there are many things that I don't understand as to why do "they" do that!!

I don't get the lowering thing, or stretchin out the swingarm if you don't drag... there are just sooo many.... including why are there SOOOO many squids out there riding with no gear on except their helmet!! I just want to thump these a-holes!!




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