Lowering and Performance Links Available For The Following:
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Aprilia 06-up RXV/SXV/450/550
Lowers rear 1 3/4".
Beta 2010-up All models, (RR, RS and Xtrainer) except EVO and 125 RR-S.
Lowers rear 7/8' or 1 9/16".
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 2001-2011 200/250/300/450FSE
Gas/Gas 2013 EC250/300 and 2014-up dirt models both 2 and 4 stroke.
1 1/2" rear lowering.
Honda 2013-up CB500 & CBR500
1 3/8" Rear Lowering.
Honda 2000-up
CR125/250
Honda 
CRF150R/BW
1 3/4" rear lowering.
Honda 2002-up
CRF150F/230F
Honda 08-up
CRF230L/M Dual Sport & 98-02 SL230.Honda 
Honda 2013-up CRF250L Dual Sport.
1 3/4" rear lowering.
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 2016-up CRF1000/Africa Twin
7/8" Rear Lowering.
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 2003-07 Four Stroke
3/4"-1.5" Rear Lowering on Most Models.
Husqvarna 08-early 2014
Fits:TC/TE/TXC/250/310/450/510, MR450/510, 09-up TC/WR125 & 010-up CR125.
1" & 1.5" Rear Lowering.
Husqvarna/KTM 2014-up
Fits: FC/FE/FX/TX/TC/TE/125
/250/300/350/450/501.
3/8", 3/4", & 1 1/4" rear lowering on some models.
Husqvarna 2013-up TR650 Terra & Strada
1" & 1 3/4" Lowering Links.
Husqvarna 2016-up 701.  See web-page or order form for all lowering amounts.
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
2011-up KTM 250/350/450.
Fits:  2011-up 250SX/XC-F/
350SX/XC-F/450SX.
3/4" & 1 1/4" Rear Lowering.
2012-up KTM 125/150/250SX/XC & 300 XC Two Strokes
Fits: 2012-up two strokes with
the linkage style suspension.
3/4" & 1.25" rear lowering.
KTM: Adventure, Duke, & 660 Rallye/SMC. All LC4's & 625 SXC.
See Order Form for lowering amounts.
KTM 690 
Fits: 08-up Enduro/SMC.
Lowers rear 1" & 1 5/8"
KTM 690 Duke
Fits: 07-up Duke & 07 Supermoto Lowers rear 1 1/4".
KTM: Adventure, Duke, All LC4's & 625 SXC.
Suzuki Gladius SFV650.
Fits: 2009-10 
Lowers rear 1 1/8"
02-up Suzuki V-Strom DL650 & 02-13 DL1000
3/4" & 1 1/8" lowering links.
Also fits 03-up SV650 3/8 & 3/4" lowering.
2014-up Suzuki V-Strom DL/1000
1 1/8" lowering links.
**Will not fit earlier V-Stroms.
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.
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

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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Installation Instructions
Fits: 2004-16 Sherco SE250/300/450/510/ MX's/ Enduro's/Super Motard's.  Both 2 & 4 strokes.
 Sherco-2 link lowers the rear 1".   Sherco-3 link  lowers the rear 1 3/4".
KoubaLink PN's: Sherco-2 & Sherco-3.  Replaces stock link PN: 0432

***Note:  Will not fit any bike that does not have the linkage style suspension with the stock link/pull rod Sherco PN: 0432.


Sherco-3 link shown above.

 
1) Raise the motorcycle with a bike stand, milk crate, etc., so the rear wheel is just slightly off the ground.  *If your bike has the factory sidestand you may have to remove it before the front link mounting bolt can be removed.  Remove the two 17 mm nuts from the link mounting bolts 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 put some grease on the needle bearings in the KoubaLink and install the two halves of 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 may 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 swingarm to install the fork end mounting bolt.  *Left link engraving will be upside down and backwards, right side will be readable left to right.  You 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.  Install the 17 mm nuts on the mounting bolts and torque to 35 lbs-ft. 

3) If the link is used for lowering purposes only we recommend the rear race sag be set at approx. 4.0" and you will get the amount of laden rear lowering claimed for that link.  You can run less rear sag for a 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 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. 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 from the stock position 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 striates 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.  (Sherco recommends 11.0 ft. lbs. for the lower clamps and 14.0 ft.lbs for the uppers.)  Sliding the fork tubes up farther than the stock handle bars and mounts allow 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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The pictures below are showing the linkage on the TM250 which is very similar to the Sherco.

 Stock link shown above on the TM 250FE          TM-4 link shown above on the TM 250FE
 

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