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    Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    on: April 02, 2022, 06:27:28 pm
    April 02, 2022, 06:27:28 pm
    Hi - Has anyone got a Soupy lowering link for sale (new or used) or know of a UK supplier. I can purchase from the US, but not sure what the import duties and VAT will come to

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #1 on: November 19, 2022, 08:38:50 pm
    November 19, 2022, 08:38:50 pm
    Hi,
    Did u find ur soupy link ?
    I have a soupy adjustable side stand for sale if your interested?
    Cheers

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #2 on: January 07, 2023, 01:28:54 pm
    January 07, 2023, 01:28:54 pm
    Hi mate, did you get any further on this for a supplier in the UK? Even just to buy them and i can take it to the local bike shop to get it fitted myself. I see Cymarc do it, but im up in perth Sotland, so not just up the road.

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #3 on: January 07, 2023, 02:40:46 pm
    January 07, 2023, 02:40:46 pm
    I have bitten the bullet and purchased the Soupy lowering kit. It arrived this week and the bike is booked in with a local motorcycle tech for fitting on the 16th

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #4 on: January 09, 2023, 01:56:38 pm
    January 09, 2023, 01:56:38 pm
    nice one mate. Very interested in how you get on with it.

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #5 on: January 09, 2023, 07:31:54 pm
    January 09, 2023, 07:31:54 pm
    *Originally Posted by Bamf [+]
    I have bitten the bullet and purchased the Soupy lowering kit. It arrived this week and the bike is booked in with a local motorcycle tech for fitting on the 16th

    They're fairly easy to do...I fitted mine myself in ~1/2 hour....then adjust the rear suspension using the Soupy's links to the rear height you want...then adjust the front forks in the triple clamps to suit and the bike is "level"....job done. Mine is lowered ~25mm and I can easily "flat foot" on either side now.

    Don't forget to reset the ride height sesnor in Motoscan or GS-911, only takes a minute or so. The bike has a ride height sensor at the front left of the swingarm so it knows where it lives in space, lowering the suspension will change it's ride height and the system will try to "recalim" the lost height if it's not reset to a lower datum.

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #6 on: January 09, 2023, 07:38:50 pm
    January 09, 2023, 07:38:50 pm
    Smithy- Thanks for the heads up on the height sensor as I wasn’t aware of that

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #7 on: January 22, 2023, 12:26:38 pm
    January 22, 2023, 12:26:38 pm
    So I have had the Soupy lowering kit fitted and happy with the height. I would like to offer a word of warning anyone having their bike lowered, and something that I never gave any thought to, the increased difficulty in getting the bike onto the centre stand once it had been lowered.  It took one hell of an effort to the point that I have improvised by cutting a piece of high density polystyrene 6"x6" by 1.5" thick, rolling the back wheel onto before putting the bike onto the centre stand.  It is now effortless and i will just pop this into my tank bag. 

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #8 on: January 22, 2023, 01:40:21 pm
    January 22, 2023, 01:40:21 pm
    *Originally Posted by Bamf [+]
    So I have had the Soupy lowering kit fitted and happy with the height. I would like to offer a word of warning anyone having their bike lowered, and something that I never gave any thought to, the increased difficulty in getting the bike onto the centre stand once it had been lowered.  It took one hell of an effort to the point that I have improvised by cutting a piece of high density polystyrene 6"x6" by 1.5" thick, rolling the back wheel onto before putting the bike onto the centre stand.  It is now effortless and i will just pop this into my tank bag.

    It takes a little more effort but not that much. Put mine on centre stand easily enough.
    If you're struggling though, just buy a Low model centre stand off ebay and fit it. Part numbers are readily available

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    Re: Soupy Lowering Link - UK
    Reply #9 on: January 22, 2023, 01:55:48 pm
    January 22, 2023, 01:55:48 pm
    It depends on how much the bike has been lowered. I would suggest mine to have been lowered by 1.5”. I am not exaggerating when I say it took a hell of an effort. Maybe my technique

     


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