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I have a 2001 R6 and when I bought it, it was lowered about an inch or so; this is where my dilemma starts. My buddy and I went riding the other day and all of a sudden I felt a huge drop and my rear end was resting on my fender eliminator. Apparently my rear arm snapped right in half, I couldn't believe it! The fairings were sitting like a good centimeter or two off the ground...

I'm putting the stock swing arm back on and I noticed that there is a hollow pin of some sorts that I have to take out in order to pull the front half of that dog bone bar out. You can't just tap it out because its only visible from the side that it sticks out. I was thinking maybe I need to use a heat gun and try to pull that shit out somehow?

Anyone ever done this or have any suggestions for me?

Ill post pics later today when I can get to it.
 

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Suggestion: d/l the service manual.

Also, its highly unlikely that they swapped the entire swingarm to lower the bike. A cost of a custom, lowered swingarm is probably over a grand. A set of adjustable lowering linkage is under 100. Are you sure you didn't just snap the linkage?
 
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