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Old 03-31-2010, 06:16 PM   #1
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Question Lowering an 87 Ninja EX 500

I'm trying to sell my bike. Some lady just came and looked at it, but she's really short and would probably need to get it lowered a bit, so she's going to find out how much that would cost.

Anyone have any idea? I'm curious now b.c i wanna know how likely it is that she's buy it.
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Old 03-31-2010, 06:26 PM   #2
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A lowering link is under $100.
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Old 03-31-2010, 06:30 PM   #3
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A lowering link is under $100.
and the work to have it done?
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:39 PM   #4
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and the work to have it done?
Easy to do oneself. If not, a couple shop hours? Call a Kawasaki shop.
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:29 PM   #5
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I still have the links I made for The Wife's EX - I'd let them go for the price of shipping. They'll lower an EX500 about an 1" to 1-1/2" (mem'ry here). Durable, made from steel, slightly thicker and beefier than the stockers, with nicely radiused ends. Wife is 5' 1-1/2", ~26" inseam - she could almost flatfoot the bike with these on. I love my Wife, so did not want to take chances with something like this failing on her.

Offered with the understanding that all Liability is Assumed by the user (not that I expect these to fail in any situation short of smackin' a brick wall at 125mph, and even then they'll probably be the only parts on the bike not bent and/or covered in rider-sauce).

I figure the likelihood of these being used by me again is nil. Took them off because the guy we sold the bike to was taller, and didn't want them.

Installation is a breeze - two wrenches, a small hammer to tap the bolts out, and probably 15 minutes of your time - so long as the bike still has its center stand.

PM me if you want 'em.
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Old 04-02-2010, 04:16 PM   #6
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What? Don't trust my fabrication/engineering skilzorz?
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