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post #1 of 74 Old 05-26-2012, 01:34 AM Thread Starter
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$300 to spend. What to buy?

I've got an Arrow full system, R&G fender eliminator, Shad top case, and years of accumulated gear and tools. Very pleased with everything I have so far. An extra $300 cash is available for upgrades. How should I spend it? For those who have already bought the parts: What would you do if you were me?

Typical usage is day trips / light sport touring. 5'9'', 170 lbs.

Bazzaz FI tuner?
Seat upgrade?
Rearset brackets?
Other suggestions?

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Bazzaz imo is a no brainer. I rode a ninja 250 today and the fueling was very good compared to our little bike and it really made the acceleration more fun.
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I've got an Arrow full system, R&G fender eliminator, Shad top case, and years of accumulated gear and tools. Very pleased with everything I have so far. An extra $300 cash is available for upgrades. How should I spend it? For those who have already bought the parts: What would you do if you were me?

Typical usage is day trips / light sport touring. 5'9'', 170 lbs.

Bazzaz FI tuner?
Seat upgrade?
Rearset brackets?
Other suggestions?
Corbin seat or bi xenon retrofit like I just did today.

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I agree....Bazzaz. Increased torque is funner

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[QUOTE=live_to_ride;58413]I agree....Bazzaz. Increased torque is funner[/QUOTE


And also frame sliders!

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for me when I had $300 to spend on 2 occasions..

Corbin front seat 1st

Denali D2 LED driving lights from Twisted Throttle next

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Take a road trip as far as $300 can get you.

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How about 2 cans of Plasti Dip and save the rest for your next bike. Why dump a load of $ into a two-fiddy? Next year you'll be on a 600 three hundred bucks short that you could have spent on a two brother's exhaust for that real man's sounding bike. Listen to a wise man.

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How about 2 cans of Plasti Dip and save the rest for your next bike. Why dump a load of $ into a two-fiddy? Next year you'll be on a 600 three hundred bucks short. Listen to a wise man.
Get a 600 already dude.

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Corbin.. tires.. projector (HID not needed).. tyga fork preload adjusters..

I can think of a dozen other things I'd rather spend my money on than a Z-Fi. Almost 2ft-lbs and almost 3-hp for $380? BBR said in another post that the bike runs lean all the time stock, so you'd likely see the same improvement just unplugging the o2 sensor and plopping a voltage divider onto the wiring harness to fool the ECU into thinking the bike is running even leaner.
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