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post #1 of 15 Old 01-11-2006, 06:27 AM Thread Starter
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Modifications / Aftermarket parts regrets?

Sometimes after making modifications or replacing stock parts with aftermarket parts you might regret making the change. Which modifications did you make to a bike and then regret it later?

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post #2 of 15 Old 01-11-2006, 07:32 AM
 
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I'd have to say my Leo Vince. 4Hp my ass!! That sticker didn't do sh!t!

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no regrets here...


The best mod I did was the yellow pinstrip mod. At least 10 hp....

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Past or present bikes?
No regrets with my latest bike. With some of the past ones it was a different story.

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post #5 of 15 Old 01-11-2006, 08:29 AM
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Splatter paint job and gutted silencer on my 1977 RM 250...




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None really other then the amount of money I spent on the full Moriwaki system. Love the system but man I took it up the ass paying for it!

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None really other then the amount of money I spent on the full Moriwaki system. Love the system but man I took it up the ass paying for it!
This could be used in sooooooo many ways!




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1983 CB1000 Custom: regret selling it.

2000 Buell S3T: regret buying it. damned sexy looking bike though.

2001 RC51: Regret converting it to full track and selling off all the street parts. Bike was a serious blast (and a workout) to ride. Forced me to improve my skills.

2003 600RR: Regret polishing the bolts and not clearcoating them. They developed surface rust and caused the guy who purchased it from me to replace them.

2005 BMW R1200GS - not a single regret, most useable bike I can imagine having. No modifications except the exhaust and it sounds sweet, Leo Vince titanium slipon.

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03 600RR- Getting Hotbodies bodywork instead of Sharkskinz

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I'd have to say my Leo Vince. 4Hp my ass!! That sticker didn't do sh!t!
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I love the way it looks, but getting the GSXR body work from Hammerit for my TL. Pain in the a** to fit and work with. Still have stuff to adjust and make look better.

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Regret Buying a 600rr with polished rotor bolts..... haha!

I do not regret buying it. That bike put things back into perspective for me. I only regret taking this long to put my RCs together right.

On my F4i, I regret selling it and also believe a 2bros slip on was a waste of money as the carbon discolored in less than three months. POS!

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I tend to regret stuff I haven't done.

I left my old VTR stock as an example. Only changed the plug in the carbs for balancing (you could get it out with a grabby instead of a screwdriver). It should have at least had slip ons!

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post #15 of 15 Old 01-18-2006, 03:14 PM
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don't think my powercomander was worth buyin. i didn't notice anything

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