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Returning Lowered Suspension to Stock Height

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Bike is a 2019 FE501.

 

So I have a few questions pertaining to my bikes ride height. The previous owner had it lowered with the WP 20/50mm lowering kit? (There will be pictures. I think I'll just separate these into individual posts)

 

For reference here's the kit that was used..1543359842753.jpeg

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Second question is..

 

Was the bike lowered in the triple clamps? Anyone care to check there's and let me know if this looks right. I'm guessing it hasn't but I wanna be sureIMG_20181029_165805.thumb.jpeg.c84e0ec4adfe8816b3d49adb8d91e66e.jpeg

 

 

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I think this is my last question..

Is returning the fork to stock as simple as swapping these spacers out for what was put in there? IMG_20181029_155652.jpeg

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I'm sorry I dont have any answers for you but i do have one question; what don't you like about it in its lowered stance? 20mm isn't much, and it probably corners even better with a lower COG.

Plus the main upside I can see for leaving this mod installed is for the days when I've crashed a few too many times and I can just barely lift my crossfire over the rear fender to hop back onboard!

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13 hours ago, tyler90 said:

I'm sorry I dont have any answers for you but i do have one question; what don't you like about it in its lowered stance? 20mm isn't much, and it probably corners even better with a lower COG.

Plus the main upside I can see for leaving this mod installed is for the days when I've crashed a few too many times and I can just barely lift my crossfire over the rear fender to hop back onboard!

Well I just feel I am tall enough to deal with it a little higher. Right now I sit flat footed with some slack in my knee's. I'm also putting heavier springs in the fork and shock over the winter. i'd just rather have everything as stock as possible for me to get dialed in then go from there. Maybe i'm just being picky, but that's just me

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I can’t answer all of your questions but:
Usually you have to put shorter springs in the forks when you lower the front. I’m not familiar with this kit so I just don’t know.

A side shot of those “rebound “ disks would help.

The little screw and o-ring go in the end of the reservoir for charging the shock.
I hope someone didn’t put a Schrader valve in there because they tend to leak.

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Normally you space the top out springs otherwise you are only increasing sag. There's nothing wrong with a Schrader valve in a shock. If yours leaks  , either a proper sealer wasn't used on the threads or the core isn't in snugly.

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https://www.ktm.com/us/powerparts/suspensiontriple-clamp/lowering-kit-a65b9069/?year=2017&model=F8575Q9&category=KE3-16007228

 

Looks like it comes with a shorter kick stand too, rated only up to 176lbs, get the proper springs for your rider weight & have your suspension specialist get the bike where it should be for you, have him set the sag with you fully geared up while at it... you will be set.

 

 

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I can’t answer all of your questions but:
Usually you have to put shorter springs in the forks when you lower the front. I’m not familiar with this kit so I just don’t know.

A side shot of those “rebound “ disks would help.

The little screw and o-ring go in the end of the reservoir for charging the shock.
I hope someone didn’t put a Schrader valve in there because they tend to leak.
Here's more about the rebound discs IMG_20181130_150842.jpegIMG_20181029_155638.jpeg

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