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Exclamation Lowering kit KLE

Hi can any one tell me if they do a lowering kit for a KLE 500.... i think this is the smaller KLE trail style bike. Skip
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is there a kle trail bike?? do you have a picture of that model?
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KLE lowering kit

Hi,
You can find what you look for at:

Hyperpro | Suspension Technology

Hyperpro is a brand which deals with suspension kits and manufactures lowering and rising kits for suspensions of many motorcycles.
Look in the "importers" page to see if you can get it at your location.
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lowering kit for KLE500

Hi again,
I just looked at there and if you are in UK you should look for those kits at:

www.performanceparts-ltd.com

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Hi,

Why need to lower KLE? It can be made from it's rear shock adjustment, but you loose only few inches. Also keep in mind that if you lower the rear then you have to lower the front if you don't want to ride only in wheelie.

Also you can buy aftermarket parts because Kawa doesn't provide a wide range of accesories for mods.

If you have pics with such a mod ..... can be interesting
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The bike may sit more upright by lowering it. That is the last thing that it needs.
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Thanks for all the info. Skip
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lowering kit for kle 5oo

we bought two kle,s debs had hers lowered by
1 1" taken out the seat
2 Replacing dog bones
3 replacing bars in front forks
4 reducing the side stand

this was all done by pidcocks motorcycles in derby UK cost about £140 all in,
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1" lower KLE seat?

Ash & Deb--
How did they lower the seat 1"? Do you know? That would be enough for me to get my feet flat on the ground.
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Ash & Deb--
How did they lower the seat 1"? Do you know? That would be enough for me to get my feet flat on the ground.

The usual routine is to remove 1" of foam from the seat and replace the original cover.
A random search on the net shows a few guys doing this professionally.
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Digger Custom Motorcycle Seats

seat lowering motorcycle - Ask.com UK Web Search
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Do you know the sizes of the original KLE part from this link:

http://adi.roiban.ro/kle-manual/cras...ZUGSTREBEN.jpg

I just bought a second hand kle, the rear shock absorber is on the 2nd position but it very high.

I want to know if the previous owner has replaced that part to have a taller bike.

If I set the rear shock aboserver to possition 5 will I have a lower or taller bike?
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Do you know the sizes of the original KLE part from this link:
135 mm (distance between centers of holes)



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If I set the rear shock aboserver to possition 5 will I have a lower or taller bike?
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I have the standard part but the front for air pressure was changes.

I release all air from the front fork and not it is much lower. Now I have to find out how to adjust the front fork air presure.
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