Motorcycle height


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terrydj
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Motorcycle height

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Can I make the bike higher by adjusting the shock?

If so which way do I turn it

Clockwise, Counter clockwise

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Assuming you are asking about you FB6, the simple answer is no!
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Put in Traxxion AK-20 fork cartridges and their rear shock and you will gain 3/4"-1" height.
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newday777 wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:00 pm Put in Traxxion AK-20 fork cartridges and their rear shock and you will gain 3/4"-1" height.
Then you will have a bike that leans more on the sidestand.
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cihilb wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:58 am
newday777 wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:00 pm Put in Traxxion AK-20 fork cartridges and their rear shock and you will gain 3/4"-1" height.
Then you will have a bike that leans more on the sidestand.
Not if you have the Big Foot chrome sidestand.....
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If you want to read about sag and adjustment there is a lot of info on this. Here is only one.

https://www.theglforum.com/forum/motorc ... on-preload


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