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Adjustable Lowering Kits

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The PCS Adjustable Lowering kits

In early 2000 Pacific Coast Star was the ORIGINAL company to introduce a multi-position lowering kit for the Yamaha V Star. Later that same year we improved on the lowering kit with our PCS Easy Adjust system. With our Easy Adjust System, it's possible to very easily and quickly adjust between settings without removing the linkage bolts and can be done in just a couple of minutes.

As other companies have attempted to compete with our kits ability to provide multiple settings, our kits ability to change quickly for solo riding, to loaded riding and back to solo with little effort has clearly stood out above the rest. Also note; any lowering kit that uses our adjustment method, is simply a cheap imported "knock off" of our kit. All of our Lowering Kits are proudly made in the U.S.A.

 Here's are the steps for changing height settings:

Other Lowering Kits

  1. Remove the nut on the suspension bolt
  2. Jack rear of the bike up
  3. Carefully raise or lower the rear of the bike with your jack until you hit the exact point the relieves the pressure off the bolt so you can slide the bolt out. Too high and it won't come out, or too low and it won't come out
  4. Move the linkage on the nut side so you can remove the bolt bushing (assuming you got the pressure off correctly, if not re-adjust) so the bolt will be able to clear the frame member when you remove it
  5. Move the bolt back and forth to get the bolt sleeve to break loose and slowly work the bolt out until it's free
  6. Jack the bike up or down (depending on what setting you are going to)
  7. Once again slowly adjust the jack up or down until you get the linkage bolt perfectly lined up with the bolt hole, while remembering that if your just a fraction off the bolt will bind up and not install
  8. Re-install the bolt but not all the way yet
  9. Push the bolt sleeve back in
  10. Re align the linkage on the other side
  11. Push bolt the rest of the way through
  12. Install nut and tighten
  13. Lower jack
  14. Go wash you hands and tell your friends sorry for the wait



Pacific Coast Cruisers' Lowering Kit

  1. Loosen Nut (no need to remove)
  2. Jack rear of the bike up
  3. Flip the kit to whichever height you want
  4. Lower bike
  5. Tighten nut
  6. - - - -
  7. Grab a donut and cup of coffee while you wait for your friend to finish adjusting his kit
  8. Wait,
  9. Avoid looking at your friend's plumber's crack while he's still trying to adjust his kit
  10. Try to forget what you just saw
  11. "Rib" your friend and remind him your ready to go
  12. Hide your friends wrench while he's trying to get everything lined up
  13. Enjoy your ride!
  14. Remember to remind your friend how much easier it was to adjust yours every time you stop for gas and food. Tell him where you bought it

You may have noticed our kit takes the same number of steps, but steps 6 through 14 are so much fun!

The positions the kits provide are

 V Star 950 and V Star 1100 are: Stock, 3/4" lower , 1 1/2" lower and 2 1/4" below stock
 V Star 1300 and Stryker are: 1" lower and 2 1/4" below stock
Volusia C50 and M50 are: 1" lower and 2 1/4" below stock

Our kit is very easy to install (takes about 15 - 30 minutes) and requires no permanent modifications to your bike. Installation does not require you to remove the shock, spring or tire for installation. Our kit does not change the stiffness or the comfort of the ride. Once installed, changing between the settings takes a 17mm wrench and a couple of minutes. Every kit comes with a Lifetime Warranty and Technical Support for any questions you may have during installation. So when you purchase a Pacific Coast Cruisers lowering kit, you know you are getting...

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