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Old 01-13-2013, 03:23 PM   #187
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Originally Posted by JimVonBaden View Post
2012 bikes have a ring attached to prevent cracking. You still have the plastic Quick Disconnects. I wouldn't sweat the QDs for now. When you get around 36K you ming want to consider upgrading the QDs to metal.

My 2011 has the metal ring. Probably a mid-year production change. IMO, plastic quick disconnects are crap. Ask any of the 955i Triumph guys. The plastics would crack and leak like a sieve. Metal with viton o-rings are the best.
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