Re: [T TBS R] Lowering rear suspension
- Aloha Randy,
I hope you can get another TBS as well. I wish I could get one of each year!
I hope that Triumph produces another one, but that seems unlikely.
98 Thunderbird Sport
02 Mini Cooper
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- Hi Gary, Thanx again for the info on lowering the beast.I just
drove 40 miles home from the bike shop. I love that I can really touch
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> Thanx again Gary!
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> pickwickian51@a... wrote:
> > From the Archive --
> > >> the Drag Links from the standard Tbird lowers the backend approx.
> > 1/1/4 inches-The part number is T2059465 ( you will need two)
> > I did this mod about 3 years ago for about $125.00, P&L .I also
> > raised the fork tubes about 3/4 inch as the steering slows
> > noticeably. heavier riders will need to increase spring preload and
> > compression dampening a few clicks to avoid bottoming when two up.
> > The down sides to this mod is increased swingarm chain pad wear and
> > the bike stands up straighter on the stand . The rear tire will
> > contact the fender if preload is not increased.
> > There are pictures in RandyTbirds photos .
> > Now, I wonder of the standard Tbird dogbones (AKA drag links) are a
> > different length than the Legend ones? And, what year standard Tbird?
> > Hope this helps some more.
> > Gary
> > 98 Thunderbird Sport
> > 00 Tiger
> > 02 Mini Cooper
> > Oahu, Hawaii
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