Lowering and Performance Links Available For The Following:
(*Click on the item below to go to that site)
Aprilia 06-up RXV/SXV/450/550
Lowers rear 1 3/4".
BMW F650CS
Belt Drive
BMW F650 & Aprilia Pegasus/Pegaso
Non-Fuel Injected.
1" & 2" lowering links available.
BMW 2000-up F/G650iGS/Dakar/Sertao (single cylinder only)
1" & 2" lowering links available.
Gas/Gas 200/250/300/450FSE
Honda 2013-up CB500 & CBR500
1 3/8" Rear Lowering.
Honda 2000-up
CR125/250
Honda 
CRF150R/BW
1 3/4" rear lowering.
Honda 
CRF150F/230F
Honda 08-up
CRF230L/M Dual Sport
Honda CRF250R/X/450R/X
Honda 2010 CRF250R 7/8" and 1.6" lowering lengths available.
Honda 09-up CRF450R 7/8" and 1.6" lowering  lengths available.
Honda 2012-13 NC700
1 3/8" Rear Lowering.
Honda 2014-up CTX700N/ND
1 3/8" Rear Lowering.
Honda 1986-95 XR250R & 85 only XR350R
Honda 96-up
XR250/400R
Honda 1985-2000 XR600R
Honda 93-UP XR650L
Air cooled 
Honda 99-UP XR650R
liguid cooled 
Husqvarna 08-up
Fits: TC-TE-TXC250/450/510 & SMR450/510.
1' & 1.5" Rear Lowering Links.
Kawasaki 
KDX200/220
95-up
Kawasaki KL250
Super Sherpa
2000-up
Kawasaki KL600
Fits 84-86.  2.5" rear lowering.
Kawasaki KLR 250
85-up
Kawasaki KLR650
Fits:  86-07. 1" &  2" Rear Lowering.
Kawasaki KLR650
Fits:  08-up KLR650.  1.25" &  2" Rear Lowering. 
Kawasaki 
KLX250/300
94-up. 3 Lengths. 
Also Fits: 06-09 KLX250S Dual Sports & 09 KLX250SF Supermotard.
Kawasaki KLX400
Fits: 2003
Kawasaki KLX450R Fits: 2008-010.
Kawasaki KLX650
Fits:  93-96 KLX650 
1 5/8" Rear Lowering.
Kawasaki KX65/RM65
2000-up KX65 & 03-up RM65
Kawasaki 
KX80/85/100
92-up  Also fits: 03-up RM100
1" & 1 3/4" lowering links available.
Kawasaki KX125/250
1996-03
Kawasaki
KX125
Fits: 2004-07 Two Stroke
Lowers rear 1 1/4 inches
Kawasaki 
KX250
Fits: 2004 Two Stroke
Lowers rear 1 3/8th"
Kawasaki KX250F
Fits: 04-05 Four Stroke
Lowers rear 1 1/4"
Kawasaki KX250F/450F
Fits: 2006-2011
 2011 KTM 250/350/450SX
Fits: 2011-up KTM 250SX/350SX/450SX
3/4" & 1.25" rear lowering.
KTM: Adventure, Duke, All LC4's & 625 SXC.
See Order Form for lowering amounts.
KTM 690 
Fits: 08-up Enduro/SMC.
Lowers rear 1 7/8"
Suzuki Gladius SFV650.
Fits: 09-up 
Lowers rear 1 1/8"
Suzuki DL650/1000 V-Strom 1 1/8" lowering.
Also fits 03-up SV650 3/4" lowering.
Suzuki DR250/S & DR350/S/E
1990-1999
Suzuki DRZ 250E
Suzuki 
DRZ400E/S/SM
2000-up
Suzuki RM125/250
Fits: 98-2000. 
Suzuki RM125/250
Fits: 2001-2003.
Suzuki RM125/250
Fits: 04-07 RM125/250.
Suzuki RMZ250
Fits:  04-06 Four Stroke
Lowers rear 1 1/4".
Suzuki RMZ250/450
Fits:  07-09 RMZ250 & 05-09 RMZ450.
Suzuki RMX450Z & RMZ250/450
Fits:  2010-up 
3/4" & 1 5/8" rear lowering.
TM125/144/250/300 
2 stroke & 250/450/530/660 
4 stroke MX & Enduro
Fits:  2008-up. 1 5/8" & 2 5/8" rear lowering.
Yamaha FJR1300 Sport Tour
Fits:  03-05, Lowers rear 7/8".
Yamaha FJR1300 Sport Tour
Fits:  2006-up, Lowers rear 7/8". 
Yamaha TTR250
1993-up
Yamaha YZ & WR
lowering kits will
not be available. 
Thanks for all your  requests.

Other Products Available:

Suzuki DR650 Eibach 883 Spring Adapter
Suzuki Dualsport 2" Mirror Extenders
"T"-Handle Extended FuelScrews Available For:
KTM/CRF/DRZ/KXF/ RMF/WR/YZF and now for the Kawasaki KLR650/KLX250 dual sport. Honda CRF230/XR250/400/600 and TRX450 Four Wheeler.
Extended Fuel Mixture Screws Also Available For: 
DR250/350 dirt model/S/SE, DRZ400S, DR650 SE models.
See Order Form for complete Extended Fuelscrew listings.
KoubaLink.com

Motorcycle Suspension Components
with other products available from Kientech Engineering 

INstallation Instructions
Fits:  2003-07 Husqvarna Four Strokes & 2006-up TE/SM610/630.  1" & 1.5"
Lowering Links.  PN: HL1 & HL2 
The HL1 link lowers the rear approx. 1" and the HL2 link lowers the rear approx. 1.5" on most models.

**Will not fit 08-up models except the SM/TE610/630.  Also will not fit the 1992-2005
   610's. These two links replace stock link assembly PN: 8000 A 4428.

(HL2 Link Shown Above Lowers Rear 1.5" On Most Models.

*Note: The HL2 link will not work on at least the 07 TE450, 05-07 TE510, & 06-up TE610/SM610 unless the swingarm tunnel and/or the bottom of the spring is ground approx, 1/4" for clearance.  The HL1 link may also require some filing for clearance as it is only 3 mm's shorter than the HL2 link. The HL1 link lowers the rear only 1". 

Thanks to Stefan Appelgren over at R&D Husqvarna/Australia, we have a link to a detailed installation of the HL2 link on the 2006-up Husqvarna TE610: http://www.offroadexplorer.com/ORE_Garage/Technical/KoubaLink.html

The first picture below shows the spring to swingarm clearance with the stock links on some of the Husky models, if your bike has only the clearance shown below with the swingarm fully extended then the spring and/or swingarm tunnel will have to be filed. When using the HL1 link, approx 1/8 inch more clearance is required.  When using the HL2 link, 1/4 inch more clearance is required.   *Sometimes the shock spring and spring retainer can be rotated a few degress to get maximum clearance.  If your bike has 1/2 inch plus more clearance than shown below then filing the swingarm or spring should not be required.

Thanks Mark Compton for the picture above of his 05 TE510 with stock links.

The picture below is an 06 TE250 with the HL2 link installed showing the shock clevis hitting the rocker and not allowing the bottom shock mount eyes to align when the swingarm is fully extended.  A reply from a customer is below this picture with a description of what has to be done to gain the clearance requirements.

I finally installed the HL-2 lowering link, and as you mentioned, there was a need to machine the tunnel. Easily accomplished with a dremel and coarse sanding barrels. Also, there was a need to machine the rocker at the lower shock clevis impact point. I have not had a chance to ride the bike yet but I remain confident that I can maintain the right geometry with the front end.  Fortunately, this era of Huskys responds well to the front end being pushed out slightly to increase stability.  I will keep you posted on my impressions.

Bob S.
06 TE-250
 
 

Installation Instructions

1.  Raise the motorcycle with the center stand or milk crate, etc., so the rear wheel is slightly off the ground.  Remove the kickstand mount, lower chain roller, and the 12 or 14 mm headed bolt (head size depends on year model) from the lower shock mount. Then remove the 17 mm nut and washer from the right side of the front link mounting bolt and also the 17 mm nut and washer from the left side of the rear link mounting bolt.  Push the bolt out the right side.  You may have to lift up on the rear wheel slightly to allow the bolt to slide out freely.

2.  Next remove both link mounting bolts, pushing the front one out the left side and the rear one out the right side. (*You will have to drop the rocker down slightly to allow the rear link mounting bolt head to clear the bottom of the swing arm.) After removing both link mounting bolts the stock link should drop out the bottom and you are ready to install the longer KoubaLink.  Before installing the new link be sure and grease all of the bearings including the ones in the KoubaLink.

3.  Now that the stock link is removed, install the KoubaLink in the reverse order, bearing end to the front with the grease fitting pointing down.  Move the rear of the link up until the mounting holes line up with the hole in the rocker.  Push the rear link mounting bolt in from the right side and install the washer and 17mm nut.  Push the rocker back up inside the swing arm and push the rocker mounting bolt in from the right side and install the 17mm nut. Rotate the front of the link up and push the front mounting bolt in from the left side.  Install the washer and 17mm nut. (You will have to raise the rear wheel until the front mounting holes line up.) Torque all three 17mm nuts to approx. 35 ft lbs.  You may want to check the sag and if the full 1 1/2 inches of rear lowering is desired, sag should be set at 100 mm/3.90 inches. 

4.  We recommend sliding the front fork tubes up (approx. ½ inch) until they almost touch the bottom of the handlebars.  If quicker steering is required we would recommend lessening the rear sag, which will subtract from the 1 or 1 1/2 inches of rear lowering.  These links are as long as possible for the maximum rear lowering, on some models the bottom of the shock spring may rub the swing arm tunnel when fully extended.  Grinding the tunnel or spring slightly would produce the required clearance. 

If you like what the KoubaLink does, please tell everyone, if you do not, please tell us.  We can be contacted at our email address below and are always interested in your questions or comments. 
Norm

Norm Kouba
Email:  njkouba@ix.netcom.com
Web page:  http://www.koubalink.com
 

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