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I'll be interested to hear your impressions.
I doubt it'll make any perceptible difference in my riding.I'll be interested to hear your impressions.
I run the 180/60 Pirelli slick with 5mm shim, JRi shock at 322mm eye-to-eye, K-Tech extended caps on the forks with forks dropped to 525mm from top of lower triple to center of the axle. Makes the bike pretty tall but works well.I doubt it'll make any perceptible difference in my riding.
Even on track, I never had any chatter from the front end. Supposedly the vertical cuts in the upper triple helped this. Who knows.
I just would like to maybe not raise the front so much when the rear height is increased. And then maybe even fine tune the feel of the bike once the rear geometry/swingarm angle is better for corner exits.
Currently running 180/60 supercorsa and the 4-5mm shim under the stock rear shock. Maybe my rear ride height is up ~1".
Playing with online trail and rake calculators, it looks like every inch the rear goes up, the rake drops 1 deg and you lose .25" trail.
Each 2mm decrease in offset regains about 0.1" trail. The smallest offset with the IMA triples is 25mm, 5mm (30mm stock offset-25mm) means regaining almost .25" of trail.
This is what I calculated and I could be way off, though...
I'm not sure if you have bought any products from MSM prior to your recent order. I can understand why you would be frustrated. This recently came up in another forum. You must of found out why your product is not coming judging by your last statement in this post. However, many of the guys who know him, state that in the end he will make it right. Whether it is by a refund or a product later on, they are reassuring that it will be taken care of. I don't personally know him, but I believe the others. I have bought from him before, and he makes a great product at a reasonable cost. Should there be a note on his site, probably, but there may be a reason why there isn't. The guy provided a lot of feedback and assistance to others. And from the sounds of it, was once a member on this forum. I know it sucks not having your parts, but hopefully it will all work out.Oh yeah, while we are on the subject of vendors on my sh!tlist...
Mad Scientist Moto:0001136745-jerkit:- titanium hardware NON supplier.
Ordered some rotor bolts and sprocket nuts last month. Not a peep from him after sending paypal payment.
Emailed, called, contacted through paypal and facebook. Nothing.
DO NOT BUY FROM THIS GUY>>>>
I mean if you are ill or have health problems, put a hold on your website e store, man!
Was wondering when I didn't see them listed specifically (post #18). Not sure how comfortable I'd be in "making them work".
Sorry to hear about your issues with Mad Scientist. I know he's been through some medical stuff and that's not your problem but I'm sure he will make it right. I got my caliper mounting and pinch bolts from him, but that was prior to all this.
one small note about the tank,Man, I am hating vendors at the moment.
It's been 2 weeks for the triples that I was told should only take 4-5 days.
3 months on bodywork that was supposed to be in December.
1 week on some titanium hardware that I've heard nothing from the vendor after paying.
Sorry, just had to vent...
BTW, anyone know who bought the carbon fiber gas tank for L1-on 600/750 from germany from ebay? I was saving up for that thing. lol.