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Since I could not find a good picture of these before buying, I thought it would
be a good idea to post before installing. Unlike other dog bones this design is
supposed to make it easier to lower between the 1 and 2.5 inch settings.
 

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Hey Chubble- Loving that tank graphic! Great Job!!
 

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Guys, be carefull lowering this all the way to the 2 1/4 drop. I have this kit and although i did not bottom my fender out i scuffed the bottom of my exhaust going up a hill that had a turn in it. I set it at the 1 inch mark now and it seems great right there, have not scraped a peg unless trying since. Perhaps after i change the exhaust I might try the 2 1/4 drop again as the bike looks and feels awesome that low. Oh, and switching betwee settings is a breeze and takes a matter of minutes.
 

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SCHIMBO said:
With 2 people and a big bump would it bottom out ? Either with the 1 in or 2 in ?
With it in the 2 1/4 lowered position, I would be scared to put my wife on it with me. For that position, i would think you would do only solo riding. Bump it up an inch and a quarter for two up, it adjusts very quickly. Definately no concerns at all at one inch lowered level.

With the stock tire i dont think there is a concern about the tire bottoming on the fender in the 2 and a quarter position but the fender botoming on the upper chain guard that would be my concern, very little clearance to even try two up.
 

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chubbleyum said:
Hey Bozz, did you try stiffening up the spring to keep it from rubbing on the uphill?
No I didn't, but i dont think that would have helped with the pipe as that was more an issue of steepness, tightness of turn and my speed. Stiffening may help for riding two up but why take the chance when you can easily adjust it for those two up occasions.

The reason I moved it to the 1 inch position is because I really enjoy rolling on the throttle in turns and twisties, It brings alot of enjoyment to me, at the 2 1/4 position you will be scraping pegs all day long if you ride like that. So for now the 1 inch position at least lets me flat foot in my sneakers for that quick trip to the quick mart. I am 5'7 and that one inch means the difference of being on the balls of my feet or flat footed. Oh, and I still get to roll on the throttle hard in the twisties and turn and not scrape, unless i push it of Course. ;)
 

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I have the 2 inch links and ride 2 up all the time. Don't even come close to bottoming out with the stock tire. If had 250 on then maybe a problem.
 
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