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Hi, i have just bought a ktm 300 exc 09 2 stroke and i am struggling with its height, i am 5,9 and 95kg, i have tried cutting the seat down which has helped a little but just makes my arse sore more than anything:lol:

I have tried adjusting the sag and pre load and also dropped the forks through the clamps but these only seem to give you a couple of millimeters here and there, i love the bike but am struggling when having to stop and put my feet down as i can just tip toe the floor, can anyone please help or reccomend any ways of lowering to fit me?

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Look up X Bushing. it will get it just a bit lower.

If you are cutting the stock seat you need to narrow it along the top just a bit which will allow you to get over the edge of it and get your foot down a little bit farther.

EVERY millimeter you get it lower fels like a lot.

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A good suspension tuner should be able to properly lower the suspension by shortening the shock shaft. Not the cheapest method but definitely the best from what I've read.

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yeah it has nade it wider now ive cut it down and its like sitting on a brick someone mentioned putting different linkage on have you heard of this?

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Just been looking at x bushing, it looks ok i read a few reports on it saying they wear out really fast and they are failing after 4 rides?

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Mine has over 2000 miles on it and is still good and tight.

Just like the stock bushing you need to keep it lubed often.

I can only get one foot to the ground. You will never get both your feet flat unless you are 6' 4" or so.

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