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This Star Stryker Lowering kit is a new product we are getting ready to release to the forum members. The special will run till Friday the 13th!! Retail on this kit will be $200, special forum member price $150 + $10 shipping. Please email us your contact info or you can Paypal us $160 to [email protected]. Paypal order will be shipped asap! Please include your address info, phone, forum name and email.
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Ares said:
Very cool! And it only takes 6 minutes and 23 seconds to complete.
by professionals that have done this before many times. I'm sure. I'm guessing 30 to 60 minutes for the normal person and don't forget they had 2 people doing this to help.
 

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Ares said:
Very cool! And it only takes 6 minutes and 23 seconds to complete.
by professionals that have done this before many times. I'm sure. I'm guessing 30 to 60 minutes for the normal person and don't forget they had 2 people doing this to help.
We would say 1.5 hr install time by a professional shop. 2-3 hrs for normal guys like us. You can do this by yourself, there was two of us to make it easier. This is the only safe way to lower the bike if your going to use a 240-250 tire. If you change the dog bones with the larger tire then your tire will hit the frame when bottoming out. We have another video coming talking about the stock tire vs the 240 and the difference in looks.
Hope this helps!
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You Stryker owners are so lucky to have this kind of quality aftermarket products, at the price you are getting it for, not to mention first ones to get them, on a first year model! L&M ROCKS!

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Low said:
11stryker said:
Ares said:
Very cool! And it only takes 6 minutes and 23 seconds to complete.
by professionals that have done this before many times. I'm sure. I'm guessing 30 to 60 minutes for the normal person and don't forget they had 2 people doing this to help.
We would say 1.5 hr install time by a professional shop. 2-3 hrs for normal guys like us.
2-3 hours would be nice, but I have a feeling this would be an all day job for me. You forgot all the time to scream at it for something not working well. Or getting half-way through and realize you need another tool, so the time for the trip to the hardware/auto parts store.
 

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wow, the stryker's suspension setup is alot different than the raider.
I dont know which is easier. So you guys have to take out your battery
box to adjust the rear shock?? We have to take exhaust off and remove
some other stuff down low and remove the whole shock assembly.
 

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spellcast1 said:
how does the lowering affect the handling ? won't this modification effect the rake and trail ?
First ride after lowering mine i had to turn a little wider. Now that im getting used to it i almost think it turns better altho you cant lean as far over.
 

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Mape said:
spellcast1 said:
how does the lowering affect the handling ? won't this modification effect the rake and trail ?
First ride after lowering mine i had to turn a little wider. Now that im getting used to it i almost think it turns better altho you cant lean as far over.
Did you install a 240 tire or still on stock?
 

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Looking forward to receiving mine along with the rest of the stuff I ordered. Thanks a lot to Low and Mean for the great support, and all the cool hopups that you are making for the Stryker. Looking forward to what is next.
 

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the 240 tire will make a Huge difference!!
 

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Ok, I got my lowering kit yesterday. I started on this job around 800 this morning at my business. I tryed cheating by only removing links and bottom shock bolt and was going to use a strut spring compressor to remove tension on spring to change it without removing shock from bike- Well no way. You need upper shock bolt out to lower it far enough to get either of the 2 lower bolts for the dogbones & shock. So you have to do a exactly as Low and Mean shows you in video to the "T". It really wasn't to bad. I finished job at 1130 this morning in between phone calls and customers coming in. I did not take step by step pics, because I had nothing that would improve on the Video. Low and Mean's Video is perfect! EXCEPT- CAUTION- when removing spring in press have another person help you hold shock with welding gloves or similar protection. I had no problem in press until I was backing press off and shock had cocked in plate at bottom provided by L&M and then it let loose sending shock 2 foot away and old spring about 6 foot away on floor. Luckily away from me and not towards me. I should have had someone steady shock with gloves while I was running press and removing retention collar!Called Dealer for torque specs- 35 ft/lbs both upper and lower shock bolts and 43 ft/lbs for dogbones bolt. And use medium strength Locktite on threads!
 

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Just installed my lower spring tonight. Man this is a MUST for Strykers. The look is better, the balance is better and it seems to handle just as well if not better. still running the 210 till it wears out. Worth every penny and sweat drop.
 
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