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Ok here it is... my 98 zx6r is lowered about an inch, front and back. I weigh 170 lbs and can't seem to dial the setting in right, I've searched around and tryed a cupple but I don't think those settings are accounting for the bike being lowered. I just wand to be about to do some nice knee draggers without the bike trying loose me, right now it feels like its wobblying in the front when leaning it into a good turn... any advice would be awsome!
 

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Originally posted by rumpnuts
my 98 zx6r is lowered about an inch, front and back.
That is most definitely why the bike handles like shit. If it handled better when it was lowered an inch, it would have come that way. You have to decide if you want it to look "cool" or handle well.
 

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Its not that it looks cooler... its that I'm a short bastard and can't even back the bike into a parking space at normal height, I just want to get it to a decient setting as it is now, I could put it back to stock, but then I would be forced to get off the bike every time I wanted to back it up
 

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Im no expert at tuning but when I purchased mine 2nd hand it was lowered 1 inch also and I have NO problem at all with the bike. It may help if you have a 70 seres tire on the front as the lowering and added tire heigh balance out you turn radias. The front may not be lowered right (each side the EXACT same) remeasure you may need to raise or lower just a little to perfect it.
 

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Your best bet is taking it to a specialist to see what they can do for you whilst testing it with your vertically challenged situation. Alternatively have it put back to stock and buy some platform soles for your motorcycle boots to give you a bit more clearance (few companies make boots with these in place but others sell them as additions).

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raise your bike back to stock height and shave your seat down for a lower ride. theres a how to in the FAQ section.
 
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