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kstout4life

footpeg lowering mod

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I tried lowering the footpegs on my bike. i got the tubes cut fine and went to reinstall everything, the left side lines up fine and sticks straight out, but the right side angles forward. i cant figure out why it is. i tried lining it up straight out and noticed the part that rests against the frame has a 1/4" or so gap. did any1 have to weld a piece of metal to correct the alignment? any help is appreciated. i can take photos if my description sucks.

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What bike are you doing this on? I've done it on my '03 YZ450 and '04 KXF250. The mod works great on both of these bikes.

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an 04 yz125, i put in some washers and it straightened them out alot. so prblem solved! i didnt weld anything back on but im goin to get a bushing to take up the space, any1 else do something similar?

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I did this on my 02 YZ426, but it was like a year ago.

Don't you have to put the left peg spring on the right side and vice versa?

Did you do that?

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yea i did all that, everythings lined up faily straight, and rides nicely too, cant wait to get a taller seat so i can finally fit

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I am 6ft 5in or so. I have done all the stuff i can do except the tall seat. Check my "garage" if you want. If you are pretty tall i would highly recomment Renthal Fatbar RC High. (114mm). My bro calls them monkey bars, but i finally feel comfortable on my bike. 10mm risers as well. Tall seat when i get the $$.

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Ive never heard of lowering footpegs, I'm 5'10", but do you still think this might help me?, maybe a more comfortable ride? Can someone post some upclose pics of it?

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