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post #16 of (permalink) Old 04-01-2017, 06:12 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: 407 area code USA
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The not so good from today:

So after a short ride this morning I decided to give the Moto Werk lowering kit a go with the install.

Their instructions: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/11...57159767210442

Out of the gate they mention in part 2A to use a 6mm allen hex key. Nope, it’s 5mm on the 2017 650LT.

Second challenge is utilizing the bending plate. I followed their instructions exactly as described. Here is the plate next to the trellis:

Well, no way the adjuster knob will “fit” with the bracket where it is now:

And no way can I even connect it to the bracket:

So after 45 minutes of taking the bending plate on and off to position the bracket I was finally able to get it to look like this:


I was so frustrated at this point I stopped the install and will tackle another day.

I know MANY are fan-boys of Moto Werk and I'm not going to bash them and the product but this isn't "impressive" for me at this point...


2017 Versys 650 LT -- Titanium
Mods: Debadged, Moto Werk lowering kit, slimmed down OEM seat

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