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Offline Greygoose

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Lust lowering kit questions
« on: October 11, 2015, 10:56:49 am »
At 5'6 I've never seen the world from such a high vantage point as when I'm sitting on my trophy, but I fear getting tired of constantly hauling a step ladder around to mount/ dismount.

Looks like most of the board members have gone with the lust lowering kit. I would need the 1 inch version (obviously).

Question:

1. Do you have to modify the kick / center stands afterwards
2. Do most suggest a front fork drop (and if so, by how much) also
3. Haven't read anything about significant handling issues afterward, is there?

Thanks in advance, and if you see me around, I could use a " leg up"  :159:

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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2015, 03:43:40 pm »
Try this link from a "lust lowering search I did:
https://www.triumph-trophy.com/index.php/topic,3617.msg46104.html#msg46104

The search tab can find a lot of information pretty easily, it just may take a while scrolling through it to find just what you want.  :028:
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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2015, 11:13:57 pm »
I looked at the LUST kit,BUT I did not like the idea of a "FIXED" amount of adjustment. I bought the Soupys adjustable links, I can fine tune my drop and match the front end too.  NOW I DID also buy the soupys adjustable side stand   Nice working set up    Did I mention that i have only a 27 inch in seam... 
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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2015, 11:34:27 pm »
Greygoose, the step ladder was your obvious first mistake. Even at 5'5" a step stool should do the job.   :745:

I installed the Lust kit and dropped the front their recommended measurement. No handling differences that I notice.

Shorter side stand is important. Stopping on even a slight camber leaves the bike uncomfortably vertical. I bought Soupy's but be sure to get the oversized disk for the foot. He copied the foot from a CBR600RR, a 400 lb. bike and the stand won't support the Trophy on anything less than a hard surface.

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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2015, 11:39:45 pm »
darby Grey

Shorter side stand is important. Stopping on even a slight camber leaves the bike uncomfortably vertical. I bought Soupy's but be sure to get the oversized disk for the foot. He copied the foot from a CBR600RR, a 400 lb. bike and the stand won't support the Trophy on anything less than a hard surface.

Yes I forgot to mention I did buy the add on oversized hocky puck for the side stand foot.  It goes on in about a minute and easily doubles the surface area
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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2015, 12:15:47 pm »
Greygoose,

I lowered mine with the standard Lust lowering links 20mm and pushed to forks up 1/2 inch if memory serves and I have found no significant difference in the bike's handling.  There are a couple good threads with how to install them yourself.  Installing the links took about 30 minutes, pushing up the forks took about an hour.  As far as the side stand, I just make sure the ground is level or sloped down right to left.  I have had no problem.  I have found an extra side stand I am going to cut and weld, I will report once that is done.

If you are interested I have an extra set of the Lust lowering links 20mm that I am willing to part for $60 plus $7.00 shipping.  They are still in the shrink wrap.  PM me if you are interested.

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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2016, 12:30:39 pm »
Zshyster, do U still have the lust lowering kit? If so are U still willing to sell them?
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Re: Lust lowering kit questions
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2016, 01:30:48 pm »
R1Pete,

Sorry, I sold them a couple months ago.

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