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
Honda 2000-up
CR125/250
Honda 
CRF150R/BW
1 3/4" rear lowering.
Honda CRF150/230F
Honda 08-up
CRF230L/M Dual Sport
Honda 2013-up CRF250L Dual Sport.
1 3/4" rear lowering.
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 1986-95 XR250R & 85 only XR350R
Honda 96-up
XR250/400R
Honda 85-2000 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.
Husqvarna 2013-up TR650 Terra & Strada
1" & 1 3/4" Lowering Links.
Kawasaki KDX200/220
1995-up
Kawasaki 
Super Sherpa
2000-up
Kawasaki KL600
Fits 84-86.  2.5" rear lowering.
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: 2008-09.
Kawasaki KLX650
Fits:  93-96 KLX650 
1 5/8" Rear Lowering.
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: 06-08.Lowers rear 1" on the 450 and 1.7" on the 250.
Kawasaki KX450F
Fits: 09/010 fuel injected model. 
2011-up KTM 350/350/450.
Fits:  2011-up 250SX/XC-F/
350SX/XC-F/450SX.
3/4" & 1 1/4" Rear Lowering.
2012 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, All LC4's & 625 SXC.
KTM 690 
Fits: 08-up Enduro/SMC.
Lowers rear 1" & 1 5/8"
Suzuki Gladius SFV650.
Fits: 09 
Lowers rear 1 1/8"
Suzuki DL650/1000 V-Strom 1 1/8"
Also fits 03-up SV650 3/4" lowering.
Suzuki DR250/S & DR350/S/E
1990-1999
Suzuki DRZ250E
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.
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.

KoubaLink.com

Motorcycle Suspension Components
with other products available from Kientech Engineering


Installation Instructions
Fits: 2002-08 Honda CRF450R, 2010 CRF250R, & 04-up CRF250X/450X. PN: CRF2 & CRF3. 
CRF4 link lowers the rear of the 05-up CRF450X/M 1.75" 

* *None of these links will fit the 2009-up CRF450R or 2010 CRF250R 

 * For installed pictures on an 04 CRF250X and lowering amounts for each model scroll to the bottom of this page. 
CRF3 link shown above.
CRF2 link is slightly shorter and will lower the rear .4 inches less on most models.  *Scroll down to see the chart at the  bottom of this page for exact lowering amounts for most models. (CRF4 links lower the rear of the 05 CRF450X/M 1 3/4")

         
1)  Raise the motorcycle with a bike stand, milk crate, etc., so the rear wheel is just slightly off the ground.  Remove the two 19 mm nuts that hold the H link to the rocker and the engine cradle and push the bolts out the left side/front mounting bolt first.  The lower chain roller comes out with the front bolt and the swing arm may need to be raised slightly to allow the rear bolt head to clear the chain. **If you have the Pro-moto Billet side stand or the X" model CRF, the side stand must be removed before the front link mounting bolt can be removed.

2)  The new links come with only the bearings and seals, so install the center sleeve and the two step washers (flat side out) from your old OEM linkinto the new link. Install the new link on the bike (rear mounting bolt first) by pushing the mounting bolts in from the left side. You  may have to raise the swingarm slightly to align the front mounting holes.

3)  After installing the KoubaLinks, be sure the 90 degree grease fitting is facing down.  *Left link engraving will be upside down and backwards, right side will be readable left to right. Install the washers/nuts, torque to 35 lbs-ft.
4)  For the best performance, set the sag (amount of vertical movement of the rear axle  FROM no weight to bike weight plus rider weight) at 3.10" with rider in full riding gear, standing on the pegs.  Slide the fork tubes up until they barely clear the bottom of the stock bars.  *Do not over torque the triple clamp bolts.  (14 lbs-ft lower, 17 lbs-ft. upper) That           should leave 3/8" showing below the standard line on the "R" models.  If the links are for lowering purposes ONLY, sag can be set at 100mm/ 3.90".  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 right side and grasp the spring at the bottom and turn the spring and the nut at the same time. ** You 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 with the punch after setting the sag.

 5)  For additional lowering of the front, the bars can be spaced up by installing a washer of  1/4" max thickness on top of the flanged washer above the top rubber mount on both sides.  This will allow  the forks to be slide up farther, but is not recommended on all CRF models  unless you require quicker steering. 

Disclaimer:  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

 For all sorts of useful info on the CRF250X models go too: http://www.rickramsey.net/CRF250X.htm

 
Ordering info. and pricing can be found on our ORDER FORM.
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     Left Side View After Installation        04 CRF250X      Right Side View After Installation
Chart Below Shows Rear Lowering Amounts For Our CR/CRF Links: 
(All amounts are measured straite up from the center of the rear axle with the axle/chain adjusters 
 in the forward part of the adjustment range or as they came from Honda.)
*(CRF4 lowering links are "only" recommended for the 2005-up CRF450"X" as they can cause rubbing and geometry problems on other models.) 

                      Year/Model                       CRF2               CRF3           CRF4 
           --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
2000-01 CR125/250            .6"                  1.1" 

  2002-03 CR125/250           1.0"                 1.50" 

  2004-07 CR125/250           1.25"               1.75" 

 2004-09 CRF250R              1.0"                 1.75" 

  2004-05 CRF250X                 .85"              1.60" 

 2006-up CRF250X              .625                1.50" 

  2002 CRF450R                    .625"              1.50" 

   2003-04 CRF450R              1.25"              1.75" 

  2005-08 CRF450R                .85"               1.35" 

                  2005-up CRF450X               .125"                .75"        1.75" 
             ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 

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