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This is a discussion about Internally lowering ZX-10 forks within the 1000's section, where you will 1 Liter Bike Talk for.... Suzuki, Kawasaki, Honda, Yamaha; Looking for confirmation from someone that has done it...is the process/method the same as the Busa? Going to do my 08 ZX-10 this winter, just wondering if it is going to be the same or

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    Looking for confirmation from someone that has done it...is the process/method the same as the Busa? Going to do my 08 ZX-10 this winter, just wondering if it is going to be the same or not.
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    Hey buddy hit up "mr.bzx7" he has a gen3 and is a kawi tech he will set u up ...
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    $200 on exchange. I have a set already done
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    Thanks for the offer, but I'm looking to get this done cheap. I've had plenty of forks apart to change seals so this shouldn't be a problem doing it myself.
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    Nothing like the busa and its very easy! If you cut 3in you will need to cut the inner tube if you still want suspension travel. If you do not cut the inner tube the forks will bottom out on the inside after about a 1/2 in, I promise you wont bust any more oil pans though. Disassemble the cartridge, remove the spring and seat, cut from this end (see pic) , and just replace spring and seat. I made a spring compressor out of a C clamp, I welded two bolts on it and used a ratchet strap. The other pic is my bike with the forks cut 3in and flush with the triple tree. 3in is too much I'm 140lbs and they bottom out pretty quick and kills the streetabilty. You could go 2in or 2.5 and still have some suspension.



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    can u explain it with more pics???

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    Thanks Brandon. So just take 2.5" off the spring seat and I'm good to go. I did want to go 3" as the bike is drag only now, but rules require 1" of front travel so I'll have to go 2.5" and slide them through the trees again.
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    does this method work on the 2011-2013 zx10r?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BGoodwin22 View Post
    Thanks Brandon. So just take 2.5" off the spring seat and I'm good to go. I did want to go 3" as the bike is drag only now, but rules require 1" of front travel so I'll have to go 2.5" and slide them through the trees again.
    2.5 off the spacer will yield more than 2.5 when mounted on the bike so start small, (something I didn't do haha)
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    Quote Originally Posted by toledoUPSguy View Post
    does this method work on the 2011-2013 zx10r?
    I haven't been in those forks yet so I'm not sure? I'll hit the bay and see if I can get a bent or broken one to play with.
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    LOL Its getting them to the same length is the fun part. Its more to get them to just travel one inch with out acting like a pogo stick
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