Riding 2 up extended




slngshott

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I am thinking of extending my swingarm 3-4 inches.I will be lowering the rear 2" to return to stock height. My wife rides with me a few times a month.Will this be a problem? I know if I extend it out more than 6" the rear tire will hit the under tail but what about at 3-4". I just want to move the rear tire back a few inches for the look, I will stay with the 190 rear tire. Any help will be great.
 

Ezduzit

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I am thinking of extending my swingarm 3-4 inches.I will be lowering the rear 2" to return to stock height. My wife rides with me a few times a month.Will this be a problem? I know if I extend it out more than 6" the rear tire will hit the under tail but what about at 3-4". I just want to move the rear tire back a few inches for the look, I will stay with the 190 rear tire. Any help will be great.
I am thinking about doing the same, 4 inches the most.
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slngshott

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How about some info.I know there has to be someone out there that rides 2 up with a 3-4 inch extensions or swingarm.
 

S-R Racing

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You can go down 1" if you ride carefully, down 2" and your tire will put some unwanted stripes or worse case some new air vents in your undertail. A Tiger Tail would be your best bet if you want to go 2''.:whistle:
 

_WOLFMAN_

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Other option would be replace factory rear spring on shock with heavier one.
 

slngshott

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You can go down 1" if you ride carefully, down 2" and your tire will put some unwanted stripes or worse case some new air vents in your undertail. A Tiger Tail would be your best bet if you want to go 2''.:whistle:
Wher do I get a tiger tail? The one I have uses LED lights so I do not have the stock tail light.
 

Jay Willie

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Try replacing the stock rear shock spring with a heavier rated spring. Give Louis Martinez, ext 109, at Race Tech a call. Here's the web site link:

Race Tech Suspension

Tell him your bike setup, overall anticipated riding weight range, and he'll recommend a spring for you. You can also try the thread titled "Rear Spring/Shock Upgrade" in General Bike Related forum just posted last night...by me. Might be some interesting info there for you....

Good Luck! :beerchug:
 

slngshott

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She only weighs around 125lbs. Bike does not squat much with us both on.I do plan on stiffining the rear spring up alittle.I had to do that when I lowered my Warrior.Thanks for the help guys
 


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