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Adjusting S4RS Ride Height

Is there any easy way to make the adjustment? There is very little room to move to make the adjusters. What size wrench is needed? Thanks in advance.

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Several people on the old monsterforum said they were able to do it in place but I had to remove my adjuster rod to accomplish an increase my ride height. The adjuster nuts are threaded in opposite directions. Just remember to measure the height from the floor to a reference point before you move anything. I increased my ride height by 1” and dropped the front 3/8”. Your owners manual specifies the max threads you may have showing. Get a electronic copy of the factory manual on the Dutch site for about $5.00. The handling was MUCH better and the bike finishes the turn much better – made a hugh difference. I supported my bike with a floor jack under the sump but was sure to put a lot of soft foam material between the jack and the sump. A cracked engine sump would be expensive.,,

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