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Old 29-01-12, 10:58 PM   #1
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Default Longer shock or shorter dogbones to raise rear end?

i have a curvey 2000 with gsxr750 front end,but standard rear. the steering is not as sharp as i would like its stable but not quite there when it comes to the twisties a bit wishey washey. would i be better with a zx10 shock from an 07 model or a jack up kit.if the shock raised the back a few inches it would mabye fix the problem tho i am not sure . sum advice would be lovely thanks

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Old 30-01-12, 09:41 AM   #2
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Default Re: Longer shock or shorter dogbones to raise rear end?

longer shock is better than dogbones. however, there are no stock shocks that are longer enough to
make a difference, so it's either dogbones + shock off a kwak or an aftermarket shock.

btw, the 06-07 zx10r shock will require extensive mods to the battery box and/or relocation of battery because of the position of the reservoir.
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Old 30-01-12, 09:44 AM   #3
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Be careful with the carbon fibre exhaust hanger, the street extreeme gets hot and melts it.
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Old 30-01-12, 11:39 AM   #4
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Default Re: Longer shock or shorter dogbones to raise rear end?

avoid longer dog bones and the zx10 2007 shock, it doesn't work without changing the spring too!

Look for a 2004-5 zx10 shock.
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Does the 04-05 ZX10 shock not require any modifications to anything to fit?
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Old 30-01-12, 01:03 PM   #6
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Battery Tray mate

Its worth the change as the shock as it improves the handling and control at the rear

Anyways have look through here as it all been done to death
https://forums.sv650.org/showthread.php?t=137793
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Old 04-02-12, 09:28 PM   #7
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thanks everyone. il start shock
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Old 05-02-12, 04:18 PM   #8
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Default Re: Longer shock or shorter dogbones to raise rear end?

ricksv, its worth mentioning your kitted up weight, not because we have some wierd fetish knowing how fat or skinny everyone is, but one other manufacturers rear shock might suit one person but not another.

I personally use a gsxr 750 srad rear shock, but very few others here can get away with it.

There are a few topics regarding what weight, 2 up riding etc suits which rear shock.

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