Originally Posted by DanQ
You got the answer and a side order of opinions of steering damper use.
Maybe you can comprehend this better!
When you are trying to raise the rear ride height of your bike & at the same time lower the front purely all for cosmetic affects you will severely compromise the handling of the bike even in a straight line let alone carving corners!
The further you deviate from a properly setup bike geometry / suspension the more you will compromise the handling of your bike! In this respect even a 1mm increase in ride height makes a noticeable difference let alone a 2-2.5 inches!!
As you have your mind made up on doing this cosmetic mod you will have to be the judge on an acceptable compromise between a well mannered / good handling bike & a cosmetically good looking one!
The suspension how to write ups linked below are well thought out & written. The second one has pictures to further clarify some steps. I suggest that you familiarize yourself with them & use the procedures to find an acceptable compromise between a well mannered bike or a good looking one!