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Raising front fender on 650

I wanted to ask if anyone has raised the front fender on a 650 Versys.
Is it difficult? I just bought a set of Heidenau K60 Scouts and the front tire size is 120/90-17 68T TT which I may have to raise the front fender.
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You should be fine. I've run the TKC 80 120/70-17 since new and the stock fender height has worked well. IF you are in some really muddy terrain there might be some build up between the tire and fender but nothing to worry about. AND an occasional rock that gets stuck in the treads will make funny noises when it goes around rubs the inner fender. I would suggest installing a fender extender if you haven't already. Here are a couple pictures for you.
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Thanks for the info.

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I still would be interested to hear from those who may have their fender though.

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I did have it raised for a while when I thought I needed it. I even have some cool brackets if you want to try them out. I removed them and it's been fine ever since. This is another thing I tried. It's a high fender kit from a Buell Ulysses. I've got most of that lying around too.
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Did you make the brackets yourself? I will try to get by without raising it at first. May ask for those or a photo of bracket to build some.

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Try "SEARCH". I posted a thread w/ lots of pics when I raised mine 1.3".
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