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Old 09-09-2012, 04:09 PM   #7650
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Originally Posted by BuckMoto View Post
Thanks for posting the pic and modification tips. I'm going to order an SE splash guard tomorrow! The plow front shape of the SW-Motech skidplate looks all wrong for dirt -an instant endo waiting to happen.
I am happy to see the mudflap and instructions!
Thanks muchly!!

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Originally Posted by KHVol
.....hope you guys don't bust your butts trying to make the SM into a dirt bike....when I did this to a couple of much lighter, actual, SM's ( using MT-60's) they skated all over the place with only marginally more traction in the dirt. It was more like downhill skiing instead of dirtbikin' .

The tires lasted about 1800 miles.

Good luck
That skating feeling on dirt roads from the MT60's on my 450SMR was what told me there was potential to develop a 950SM into a slider!!


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Originally Posted by omnivore
Hey y'all. The SMT has the same chassis as the 950 SM no?
Think this would work?
http://www.ktm-parts.com/62112955033.html
Omnivore, that lower kit looks to be the shizz, and CHEAP! To include dampening rod$, fork spring$ and a shock $pring for $379?? A dampening rod is $780+, for one... I will be researching that. If it is compatible with our suspension, I am getting one! I don't want it for the ground access, rather for the handling change it might offer for lateral riding.

edit to add:
Don't forget to order fork seals if you get the lowering kit!

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