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Old 05-21-2013, 12:14 PM   #239
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Originally Posted by Rally_West View Post
Just got mine yesterday...I got the Orange, but I sure hope they look better on the bike than in my living room. The color and finish does not look like it will match up with the rest of the panels.......
The finish is poor, nicks and scratches straight from the factory.
The fit is initially quite poor, until they meld (?) into place.
The gas caps don't really fit well and they screw on kinda wonky sometimes.
....then there's the deal that the two keys for these caps don't match, if you must lock them.
They really should not be worth $1600/pr, but no-one else has a better option.
The color is ugly and dull.....they show scratches from bush branches...

.....But, I think they are beautiful



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Originally Posted by Qwik View Post
I have the white(ish) tanks on mine. Absolutely love em. Its great to be able to see your fuel level while you are riding.
You CAN most definitely see the fuel level in the orange Safari tanks.
Maybe not as easily as white/clear to be able to see this while riding, but an easy shake shows off the level of the gas surface pretty well enough when stopped.
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