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Old 11-02-2012, 11:12 AM   #147
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Originally Posted by pjm204 View Post
I regret selling mine, so I'll probably end up buying the next ninja 650 I see pop up for the right price. My buddy just bought a 950SE, after riding it I was strongly considering selling my vstrom for one, had to practice some self restraint.
The SE is a hooligan bike defined, felt like trouble the first time I sat on it.

Originally Posted by ktmklx View Post

Using a second swing arm works pretty good, that is what I did. The correct size, thickness and alloy how can you go wrong? Just add on to the back. I only did an inch, didn't want to change the length of the bike to much. Absolutely no negatives that I can find from this mod, but a lot of positive. And you can buy them for about $15. The gussets are also from the donor swing arm, the brace sawed in half.
Why only an inch? Any pics of the swing arm on the bike?
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