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Old 01-22-2013, 02:19 PM   #615
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Originally Posted by ebrabaek View Post
like the forks..... " what on earth were they thinking" .
the forks were built to a budget; they are crap on the road and crap off road.. but the bean counters dictated non adjustable budget forks and I didn't mind them. The rotor for the stator on the other hand is the result of a poor design and poorer prototype testing.. They can easily simulate 50K miles by running the engine continuously to see what breaks, and maybe they did . at any rate, making a few more holes in the rotor shouldn't change the overall cost, so I'm inclined to think the original design was flawed, and is basically a ticking time bomb in every F800xx. At least on this forum, we have figured it out, know the symptoms and the fix.
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