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
1" & 2" lowering links available.
Gas/Gas 200/250/300/450FSE
Honda 2000-up
CR125/250
Honda 
CRF150R/BW
1 3/4" rear lowering.
Honda CRF150/230
Honda 08-up
CRF230L Dual Sport
Honda CRF250R/X/
450R/X
Honda 2010-up
CRF250R
7/8" and 1.6" lowering lengths available.
Honda 2009-up CRF450R. 7/8" to 1.9"  lowering depending on year model.
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 2003-07 Four Stroke
3/4"-1.5" Rear Lowering on Most Models.
Husqvarna 08-up
Fits: TC-TE-TXC250/450/510 & SMR450/510.
1' & 1.5" Rear Lowering Links.
Kawasaki KDX200/220
1995-up
Kawasaki 
Super Sherpa
2000-up
Kawasaki KLR 250
85-up
Kawasaki KL600
Fits 84-86.  2.5" rear lowering
Kawasaki KLR650
Fits:  85-07 KLR650.  1.25" &  2" Rear Lowering Links Available.
Kawasaki KLR650
Fits:  08-up KLR650.  1.25" &  2" Rear Lowering. 
Kawasaki KLX250/300
94-up. 3 New Lengths 
See Order Form  for   lowering amounts.
Also Fits 06-up KLX250 Dual Sport.
Kawasaki KLX400 
2003
Kawasaki KLX450R Fits: 2008-10.
Kawasaki KX65/RM65
Kawasaki KX80/85/100
Also fits:  03-up RM100
Kawasaki KX125/250
1997-03
Kawasaki 
KX250
Fits: 2004 Two Stroke
Lowers rear 1 3/8th"
Kawasaki KXF250
Fits: 04-05 Four Stroke
Lowers rear 1 1/4"
Kawasaki KX250F/450F
Fits: 2006-up
2012 KTM 125/150/250SX/XC & 300XC Two Strokes
Fits:  2012-up two strokes
with the linkage style 
suspension.
3/4" & 1 1/4" rear lowering.
2011 KTM 250/350/450SX.
Fits: 2011-up KTM 250SX/350SX/450SX
3/4" & 1.1/4" rear lowering.
KTM: Adventure, Duke, All LC4's & 625 SXC.
KTM 690 
Fits: 08-up Enduro/SMC.
Lowers rear 1" & 1 5/8"
Suzuki Gladius SFV650.
Fits: 2009-10 
Lowers rear 1 1/8"
Suzuki V-Strom DL650/1000
3/4" & 1 1/8" lowering links.
Also fits 03-up SV650 3/8 & 3/4" lowering.
Suzuki DR250/S & DR350/S/E
1990-1999
Suzuki DRZ250E
Suzuki DRZ400/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.
Yamaha FJR1300 Sport Tour
Fits:  03-05, Lowers rear 7/8".
Yamaha FJR1300 Sport Tour
Fits:  2006-up, Lowers rear 7/8". 
Yamaha TTR250

Other Products Available:

Suzuki Dualsport 2" Mirror Extenders
DR650 Eibach 883 Spring Adapter
"T"-Handle Extended FuelScrews Available For:
KTM/CRF/DRZ/KXF/ RMF/WR/YZF and now for the Kawasaki KLR650, Honda CRF230/ XR250/400/600 and TRX450 Four Wheeler.
Extended Fuelscrews Also Available For:
DR250/350 dirt model/S/SE, DRZ400S, DR650 SE models. 
See Order Form.
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Motorcycle Suspension Components
with other products available from Kientech Engineering
 

Installation Instructions
Fits: 2013-up Husqvarna TR650 Terra & Strada. 
PN's:  HL650-1 & HL650-2
 HL650-1 link lowers the rear 1" &  HL650-2 link lowers the rear 1 3/4".
 

HL650-2 link shown above.

 
1) Raise the motorcycle with a bike stand, milk crate, etc., so the rear wheel is just slightly off the ground. **Be careful not to damage the oil line on the bottom of the engine case.  Remove the two 17 mm nuts from the link mounting bolts (both 14 mm headed mounting bolts come in from the left) that hold the stock H link to the rocker and the engine cradle.  Push both mounting bolts out the left side  *The swing arm may need to be raised slightly to allow the first bolt to slide out freely.

2) The new links come with only the bearings and seals, so install the center sleeve from your OEM link into the new KoubaLink.  Install the new link on the bike (bearing end forward) with the grease fitting facing down and towards the rear by pushing the front mounting bolt in from the left side.  You will have to raise the swing arm slightly to allow the center of the bearing end to move back enough to allow the bolt to align with the center of the bearing sleeve.  Next install the fork end mounting bolt.  You will have to raise the swing arm again to install the fork end mounting bolt.  *Left link engraving will be upside down and back wards, right side will be readable left to right.  You may need to pump some grease in now as sometimes tightening the mounting bolt nuts can seal the bearings too tight to allow the air to escape when pumping grease in.  Install the 17 mm nuts on the mounting bolts and torque to 60 lbs-ft. 

3)  If the link is used for lowering purposes only we recommend the rear race sag be set at  3.0" and you should get the amount of rear lowering claimed for that link.  You can run less rear sag for a little better ride but that does take away from the laden lowering amounts.  If you need to reset the rear race sag the easiest way we have found to adjust the rear spring preload is to use a long punch to loosen the top jam nut from the left, grasp the spring at the bottom and turn the spring and the preload nut at the same time.  **You may have to put some lube on the shock threads to allow the nut to turn freely and remove the rubber airbox flap to get access to the spring.  Turning the spring/nut "clockwise" increases the preload and decreases the sag.  **Do not forget to tighten the jam nut after setting the sag. 

4) You can slide the fork tubes up a maximum of 3/4" from the stock position (on our Strada the fork tubes were set at the 3rd index line down being even with the top of the upper triple clamp and our Terra was set at the 2nd index line.) by loosening the pinch bolts on the triple clamps.  How much you need to slide them up will depend on the amount of rear race sag.  Just keep in mind that lowering the rear more than the front slows the steering but makes it more stable on the striats and visa versa.  However much you change the fork tubes, be sure they are both set at the same position and that the triple clamp pinch bolts are torqued. *Do not over torque the triple clamp bolts.  (Husky recommends 13.5 ft. lbs. for both upper and lower pinch bolts.)  Sliding the fork tubes up farther than 3/4"could allow the tire to hit the fender if the forks are bottomed.  :-(

*Disclaimer:  Raising or lowering the rear more than the front can change the geometry and could affect the handling, so be careful out there. 

If you like what the KoubaLink does for your suspension, 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 Kouba
Email:  njkouba@ix.netcom.com
 

Ordering info. and pricing can be found on our ORDER FORM.
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 Stock link shown above on the TR650 Strada     HL650-1 link shown above on the TR650 Terra
 

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