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Old 03-31-2013, 08:57 AM   #361
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I just finished reading this entire thread and didn't see anyting about fuel economy. For those who have installed these wingletts, has it affected your MPG? If so, in which direction? Up or down?
MPG will definitely go down. Why do you think BMW puts the big tank on the GSA? It's to make up for the bad gas mileage received from the drag the winglets cause. I actually take my winglets off when the weather gets warmer because it allows more air through to cool me off.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:18 AM   #362
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I just finished reading this entire thread and didn't see anyting about fuel economy. For those who have installed these wingletts, has it affected your MPG? If so, in which direction? Up or down?
Makes the bike more aerodynamic...fuel economy actually improves!
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Old 02-23-2014, 09:14 PM   #363
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Leave Fairings and Beak On

+1 for red hot clothes hanger. Easy to install and could leave fairings on.
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