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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #10 on: July 15, 2021, 10:48:20 PM
Mine's a Gen3
Still the same?
BB had the part # for the '14, but not the '18

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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #11 on: July 15, 2021, 11:17:42 PM
*Originally Posted by VABird [+]
So now I'm thinking about the 40MM kit and raising the seat back to the high setting to give my aging knees a bit of a break.
I found a center stand from a '14 XC (I have an '18 XRT)  Does anyone know if they are similar enough?
I want to modify one, but be able to return to stock later if necessary.

I had to add a couple of washers to my modified stand to eliminate side to side movements. Not sure if it was a difference between Gen 3 and Gen 1 or if something moved while it was being modded.
Generally though I would say they’d compatible enough.

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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #12 on: July 16, 2021, 12:08:17 PM
Thanks.
Has anyone used Soupy's adjustable links? They're made with a turnbuckle to adjust between 1-3"
They also make an adjustable side stand to go with it.
I see that they don't have the TSAS rod, so I'd have to source one or mod my own. Another turnbuckle would work.
Last Edit: July 16, 2021, 12:24:54 PM by VABird

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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #13 on: July 19, 2021, 01:21:14 AM
So looks like I may need to blaze the trail here.
I'll probably order a set. Already bought an extra center stand to modify. The side stand looks easy to modify.
And I'll fabricate a shorter TSAS rod.

BTW, are the ball joints threaded onto the stock rod?
Both standard RH threads?

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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #14 on: July 19, 2021, 08:00:24 AM
I think the stock TSAS rod is a fixed item, I cannot see any thread on mine. The replacement TSAS rod from LUST Racing is an adjustable rod, it might be worth seeing if they will send you a rod only?

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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #15 on: July 19, 2021, 01:24:05 PM
Last night, I ordered a turnbuckle and more ball & socket joints from Amazon. I'll make an adjustable one.
As long as the bike's height will be adjustable, the rod and center & side stands should be too.
When I get all my parts, I'll start a new thread and document the whole job.

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Re: 40 mm Lowering Kit and Pillion Problems - TSAS Pre-Load...
Reply #16 on: July 21, 2021, 12:55:19 AM
The 40mm kit i got from LUST had an adjustable link, you need to order the right one, sounds like you ordered the earlier one witout the TSAS rod..
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