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I have an TE-450 2010 model and i want to lower it 1 to 2 inches with out upsetting the suspension.What would be the best way too achieve this.Can i change the shock linkage arm to lower the bike. Thanks

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No, best way to lower your bike is to send the forks and shock to a reputable suspension shop and ask them to install spacers inside the forks and shock which will reduce the length without changing the damping. This modification is easily reversable if you decide to put the bike back to full height.

Try Enduro Engineering or Factory Connection or .... there are many others out there.

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