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XT600 for shorty's

If any short-arses fancy an XT600 but don't want the height I have a swingarm with a 5 degree bend in it which lowers the back end by about 3", it was jigged up and braced by a coded structural welder and will work with either disk or drum as it was a disk brake arm converted for the drum.
Taking the sping spacers out of the forks levels things up nicely.
I put the original back on when I sold the Mrs. old xt600 tenere so still have this hanging around, pm me if anyones interested.
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we less vertically challenged people surely couldn't do the opposite, could we?
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You could just get it raised.

Search for "Heckhöherlegung" on the german ebay (ebay.de) they are there from time to time. Pretty affordable.
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as it's originally a drum arm, I assume it'd fit a 1VJ - how much are you looking at for this piece of bannana-y wonderfulness?
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