Suspension ties

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3 weeks 17 hours ago #122006 by PaulFleischack
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Hi There
Can someone direct me to information/supply of suspension dog bone ties for a 2013 KLR 650.
The ties on the bike are marked 136-2. Are these standard ?
I want to lower the bike by about 25mm. What length ties will I need to achieve this ?
thanks and regards. Paul

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3 weeks 16 hours ago #122009 by capeklr
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Hi Paul,
rather see if you can't reduce the height of the seat.
Changing the dog bones to longer ones changes the geometry of the suspension
and it is soft and prone to bottoming out in standard form already.
I have seen more than one case where due to lowering the rear suspension caused the
engine casing to break.
Other option is to shorten the rear shock and fit a slightly stronger spring.

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2 weeks 6 days ago #122010 by PaulFleischack
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Thanks so much.
I'll look into this option first.

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2 weeks 13 hours ago #122011 by Dieseldawie
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where are you located,

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