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Old 06-03-2009, 12:43 PM   #1
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Red face lower honda cb550 four

I'm new to all this. I got my dad's old bike which is a honda cb550 four and it is a bit to tall. any thoughts on how to lower it? and where might i find a good place to get the parts?
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Old 06-03-2009, 12:50 PM   #2
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Parts for a cb550? Try the junkyard. Cut the seat foam and try some shorter shocks for starters for lowering.
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Old 06-03-2009, 01:26 PM   #3
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I think JC Whitney used to have lowering links for the CB550s. Check there or an accessory shop.
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Old 06-03-2009, 01:34 PM   #4
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You can buy most replacement parts right out of denniskirk.com Take the seat to a local uhpolstery shop and shave about 2 inches of foam out. Put in a gel seat insert and narrow the edges like LR was saying. If you need reproduction parts for your CB there is a guy on ebay that lives in the N GA mountains that specializes in that field. When you look up motorcycle parts on ebay in the search line put in Honda CB and you'll find him pretty easy.
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