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Offline DR650ALEX

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TE610 Husky 2006
« on: March 11, 2012, 09:05:12 am »
Hi All

My name is Alexander i bought my Husky from Wes on the Forum about a year ago.
I am 1.68m tall or short i love my Husky and would like to know if anyone has lowered theirs? My email address is alexander@tog.co.za
 

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Re: TE610 Husky 2006
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2012, 09:10:58 am »
 :thumleft: The 610 I had was lowered a bit - front shocks pushed up a bit through the triple clamps, and rear shock adjusted very soft.
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Re: TE610 Husky 2006
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2012, 11:05:46 am »
There are two options.
You can get a lowering stopper which fits in the shock and then you have to pull the forks up in the triple clamp.
Or you can buy/make a set of lowing dog bones for the rear linkage and do the same with the forks. 
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Re: TE610 Husky 2006
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2012, 12:40:33 pm »
I dropped the forks slightly in the triple clamps.

It changes the steering geometry slightly so some people say its not a good idea but I haven't noticed any issues.

I've got used the height of the bike so I'm considering moving the forks back to their correct position.

I personally wouldnt fiddle with the rear suspension other set the sag etc the way it should be.  Changing links will change the entire way the rear suspension operates which I wouldnt want to do to such a nice handling bike.

A better approach IMO is to invest in a stronger side stand, and use the footpeg to get on the bike (the existing side stand will break if you do that too often).
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Re: TE610 Husky 2006
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2012, 06:21:30 am »
Thanks guys i will enjoy and play around. I have cut the seat a bit.
 

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Re: TE610 Husky 2006
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2012, 01:30:47 pm »
Thanks guys i will enjoy and play around. I have cut the seat a bit.
Before cutting a 610 seat you can rather ride without one as the foam is minimal. Rather invest in new links for the rear suspension.
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Re: TE610 Husky 2006
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2012, 01:32:07 pm »
Rivet some extensions to the soles of your boots. :pot:
Make sure its some type of rubber otherwise you could slip your totie off. :biggrin: