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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-31-2016, 08:30 PM Thread Starter
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Lowering Kit

Bike is a bit tall for me, ( and for a few others no doubt) so sent to England to Lust Racing for their lowering kit.
As the bike comes with a centre stand, the install of the longer " dog bones" is quite straight forward. So long as you have small hands and a torque wrench, removing the rear wheel or muffler to get at the mounting bolts is not necessary.
I purchased the 35mm kit and that is about right for my 5 foot 8 inches of height.
But , the side stand needs some grinding on it's stop other wise the bike stands up too straight and the center stand will need to be cut down some to make it work correctly.
Also the front forks were slid up the triple clamps 8 mm to keep the wheel base geometry correct . Job took me all afternoon.

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Sounds like good work. Any chance of a pic of the end result? Wondering how the stance looks now.

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Wondering what the handling is like now ?

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Will get some photo's of the stance- the photo's I did try to post are too big for this site- any ideas ?





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Wondering what the handling is like now ?
i have never lower my bike..... is it that bad ?
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Will get some photo's of the stance- the photo's I did try to post are too big for this site- any ideas ?
Yes, your pictures need to be made smaller or uploaded in another way or using other options mate, here are some examples - http://www.mvagusta.net/forum/showthread.php?t=68226

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i have never lower my bike..... is it that bad ?
For some rider lowering the bike this much will not affect their riding, however more skilled riders will immediately feel the handling has been affected in a bad/negative way.

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Posted some photo's of the changes I made to the bike.
How much this will effect the handling I will never know- as of this moment the bike has zero km's and will be for a while yet . Minus 10 outside.
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Hi
Can you tell me on which motorcycle model have you lowered your height?
I need to know the wheelbase of the original dog bones from the factory.
I bought my motorcycle with these modified parts and I don't know if they are modified non-original parts.

My height is 1.85m

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I need to know the wheelbase of the original dog bones from the factory.
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My old Turislow, stock from new
was sitting today in the showroom at the dealer

I crawled under and measured the dogbone.
bolts center axle distance: 145 mm
Both ends rounded.


From the look of the rear shocks geometry,
longer dogbone would lower the bike.


Yours are obviously modified
and very little longer than standard.


Wat's important for ride height comfort is leg inseam not how tall you are!


Check the standard ergonomy
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