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We want to lower a Yamaha TW 200 for one of our riders who has a 26 inch inseam. We are hoping to lower it about 2.5 inches with lowering links and by dropping the triple tree down 2.5 inches. Is this possible. Thanks. Sue Slate

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You should be able to slide the front forks down in the tripleclamp about 2" up front. In the back you will have to buy or make lowering brackets. You might be able to modify the factory rear linkage if you take your time with it... Good luck and happy motorcycling. HDTV GURU JAY

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