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    '04 R1150R Lower pegs, shifter mod

    I find the seat to peg distance to be a bit snug on my knees, so I purchased a peg lowering kit from Suburban Machinery. They also offer a modified shifter (lengthened) for $140. One of the websites stated that only 50% of their customers required the modified shifter.
    Guess I'm in the other 50%!
    The kit lowers the pegs and moves them forward, the distance at the shifter is only 4" from the peg. The brake side is OK once I adjusted it down, but it was real difficult to get my foot under the shifter. I took a measurement from my K sidecar rig, it also has lowered pegs.



    I remembered I had scavenged a shifter from my wrecked K bike.



    The K shifter attached to the cast arm, so off came the shift peg.



    Hole was drilled and tapped



    I cut a V into the cast arm to match the back of the K shifter.



    The finished product, within 1/4" of my K bike setup.



    My knees are happy and I can shift comfortably!

    I just looked up the shift lever on MAXBMW fiche, HOLY CRAP!
    23 41 7 654 519 FOOT LEVER 0.09 1 $110.48
    Glad I scavenged and packratted parts from the wrecked bike.......
    Last edited by Bobmws; 01-15-2013 at 12:26 AM. Reason: Added parts info!
    Bob Weis
    '04 K12RS - Hannigan Hack
    www.earplugco.com

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