Dog bones for shock swap

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Dog bones for shock swap

Post by Gonzo355 » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:33 am

Hi does any know the length of dog bones to achieve standard ride height using an r6 shock or what would fit.
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Re: Dog bones for shock swap

Post by KR-1R » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:30 am

if memory correct standard shock about 273mm and R6 raven somewhere about 290.
Using the standard KR links, the ride height is +40mm over standard,

so probably about 15mm longer links than standard (Not just from difference in shock lengths) will bring ride height back down

10mm longer links will give you bit more ride height modern look etc
you could look at weld and fill the eye holes and then redrill each 5mm further apart giving 10mm

BDK make shorter ALLOY ones for £160 pounds but that will raise a standard bike

i have seen adjustable links with threaded middles too

have a look here for R6 conversion

the -1085 KR-1 links are the same as found on the ZXR250A

I think the -1115 ZXR250(C) links are longer... whether they are coreect offset I dont know
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