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fac191

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There ia no way i would put those Soupy lowering links on my bike. I have read about the failures. They are a bad design.
 

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There ia no way i would put those Soupy lowering links on my bike. I have read about the failures. They are a bad design.
I would like to see some posts and pic's. please and not hear say.
I have a friend that has the Soupy lowering set up and as of today has not had an issue but would like to know if this is FACTUAL or internet BS.
Please post your facts so i can convey the info.
 

fac191

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I would like to see some posts and pic's. please and not hear say.
I have a friend that has the Soupy lowering set up and as of today has not had an issue but would like to know if this is FACTUAL or internet BS.
Please post your facts so i can convey the info.
Honestly i cant remember where i saw it. May be the Tiger800forum. You are going from something solid to relying on the quality of the threads. Use them if you want.
 

SkunkWorks

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I've had Soupy's Links on my FJ1200 for years now.
I've ridden it pretty hard, and even take it off-pavement from time to time.
Have not had any issues, nor am I worried about any.
These are a really stout design.

The only failure I have ever seen reported was some idiot who used one Soupy's link on a bike that is designed for two links. It failed where the Eye was welded to the threaded shaft.
 

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Personally, I've considered the Lust Racing lowering kit over the Soupy Adjustables. I believe the Soupy's WILL experience failures given their design, but not from people who spend 95% of their time on tarmac. It would only be off-road I would be real leary of from a long term perspective (like if you ride 50/50 and put thousands of hours on your bike a year, that might be a failure point to consider).

 

Don in Lodi

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And all that lowering link badmouthing when it was the adjustable sidestand that was installed.
 

Don in Lodi

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Damian, you installed a Soupys adjustable side stand, neat bit of kit, there were a bunch of replies about poor adjustable lowering links... It just bugs me when the original post isn't read thoroughly... my problem, don't worry about it.
 
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