Do you have a link or name for the metal extender you got at Home depot? Did it come with the foot beg bar and all? Do the original foot-pegs screw into that new extender or no?I added some new foot pegs and lowered them by 2 inches. This makes it much more suitable for my large body frame.
Between this and the handle bar risers, I can even stand on the pegs while riding and not be hunched over.
Costs about $15.00 from parts purchased at Home Depot.