Originally Posted by omnivore
Whoa....you mean you acheived an appreciable amount of lowering without buying a thing for your SM? Just by dialing out all of the rear preload and sliding your forks an inch? What is your new seat height?
Has anyone tried the KTM hardparts package for lowering an SMT? It's less than $300 and contains fork springs and ccartridges, and a rear spring.
Woops . . . I edited my post . . . I shortened the SE side stand and lowered it via triple clamps and backing off the rear spring tension and 19" X 17" wheels . . . I did not change the SM settings . . . It is already low enough stock.
I am sure you could lower the SM the same way if you needed to lower it . . . Would have to shorten the side stand.
You can drop the front 1" via triple clamps and lower the back up to an inch backing off the spring rate . . . depending how heavy you are . . . The seat height will be lower when sitting on the bike compressing the rear spring.