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Old 12-11-2011, 12:33 PM   #151
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Old 12-11-2011, 05:24 PM   #152
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Unless the photo is distorted, I see a crack on your tank right below where the whitle plastic ends.
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Old 12-11-2011, 05:30 PM   #153
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Unless the photo is distorted, I see a crack on your tank right below where the whitle plastic ends.
im pretty sure thats just the left over dirt...
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Old 12-11-2011, 05:34 PM   #154
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Hello Casejeep;

Thanks for the support and the plug on my products, stay tuned in for more items for the 800gs.
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Old 12-11-2011, 09:05 PM   #155
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Unless the photo is distorted, I see a crack on your tank right below where the whitle plastic ends.
My tank had some separation occur in that spot. Not saying that's the case with yours. Dealer said it was a known issue with the bike and replaced the tank.
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Old 12-12-2011, 12:07 PM   #156
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Unless the photo is distorted, I see a crack on your tank right below where the whitle plastic ends.
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im pretty sure thats just the left over dirt...

I would do a quick check anyway....right along the ridge below the white plastic....from the center to the rear
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Old 12-12-2011, 12:19 PM   #157
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I would do a quick check anyway....right along the ridge below the white plastic....from the center to the rear
ill do a check when i get home! thanks
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Old 12-28-2011, 08:56 AM   #158
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Happy Holidays everyone!

I got some cool stuff for Xmas.

Moose Racing Fender Pack
and an Waterproof Deck Bag that i used as a tail bag. only cost $26 from REI! But it has so much room and looks great for so cheap!







Also, looks like im going to have the money to buy ether a new set of headers or a muffler.

What do you guys think i should buy first?
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:09 AM   #159
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Also, looks like im going to have the money to buy ether a new set of headers or a muffler.

What do you guys think i should buy first?
Tires! With all those offroad oriented accessories, and you still have those tires... You'd get a lot of performance out of a set of TKCs, K60s or Kenda Big Blocks. Just sayin.

But I'd definitely go for a new can first over the headers. Aftermarket muffler would be cheaper as well as offering a greater weight savings than headers. Put headers last on your list, after pretty much everything else you want to do...
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:18 AM   #160
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Tires! With all those offroad oriented accessories, and you still have those tires... You'd get a lot of performance out of a set of TKCs, K60s or Kenda Big Blocks. Just sayin.

But I'd definitely go for a new can first over the headers. Aftermarket muffler would be cheaper as well as offering a greater weight savings than headers. Put headers last on your list, after pretty much everything else you want to do...
I know i need tires! the reason i need/ want the headers is because i crushed them a week after i bought the bike and i havent seen any drop in performance but i can see alot of discoloration in the pipes compared to my buddies bike.

http://advrider.com/forums/attachmen...1&d=1306111321

So im worried the longer i wait the more chance i have a chance of f*#king up the valves because the extra heat and back pressure. i would rather spend $500 on headers than 3k on a valve rebuild.

my pipes are a dark brown with some rainbow color, and my buddies bike is still that nice gold color. we ride the same trails and have had our bikes for almost the same time.
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:46 AM   #161
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Headers on this bike are a waste of money. The only savings you get is removing the CAT. You can do that by finding anyone at a good motorcycle shop that can weld and cut the CAT off and put in a straight pipe.

The cat on these bikes doesn't weight much and is pretty efficient. Just get a new can and call it good.

I have the Leo Vince and am VERY happy with it.
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:36 AM   #162
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Headers on this bike are a waste of money. The only savings you get is removing the CAT. You can do that by finding anyone at a good motorcycle shop that can weld and cut the CAT off and put in a straight pipe.

The cat on these bikes doesn't weight much and is pretty efficient. Just get a new can and call it good.

I have the Leo Vince and am VERY happy with it.
And your right, but since i smashed mine up, i need to replace it.

this is what it looked like right after the impact: see how nice and gold it is.
IMG_20110521_141049

this is what it looks like now.




and this is what really worries me. see how the pipes are almost black? they arent smooth anymore. it is really starting to worry me. cause i know that it takes alot of heat to make that metal change color like that in such a short time.
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:37 AM   #163
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And that isnt just dirt. i tried to rub it off. that is the real color of the pipes.
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Old 12-28-2011, 07:24 PM   #164
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Man, you really gave that a thump, how's the fillings in your teeth?
You definitly have a case for a set of headers.
Having said that, all the OME headers seem to go that colour after a while.
I have the Arrow headers, the bike seems to be more "zippy" with them as against stock, but that could be my imagination,
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Old 12-28-2011, 07:57 PM   #165
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Man, you really gave that a thump, how's the fillings in your teeth?
You definitly have a case for a set of headers.
Having said that, all the OME headers seem to go that colour after a while.
I have the Arrow headers, the bike seems to be more "zippy" with them as against stock, but that could be my imagination,
I only have 1700 miles on the bike, my buddies bike is a couple months older than mine and still that nice golden color.

what do you mean by Zippy?

im probably going to get headers from Remus, since the company that is sponsoring my build carries them.
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