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!!!modís gone wrong!!!

Every now and then it seems like you get something in, put it on your bike and you donít like.

You put something on that you did not like how it looked or fit. Added something that did not give you the performance increase that you wanted or worse, you get in over your head. eg( Engine Rebuild, Tearing down Forks...etc..)

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Re: !!!modís gone wrong!!!

appearance mods.

i shoulda spent the money on tires and suspension and been done with it. everything else is small and didn't help me be a better rider.



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oh no!!!! you alright?



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oh no!!!! you alright?
Yeah man, I'm good.. thanks.. just a low speed lowside while making a u turn right outside my apts. Not sure why it happened. Cold OEM tires maybe?

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appearance mods.

i shoulda spent the money on tires and suspension and been done with it. everything else is small and didn't help me be a better rider.
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Re: !!!modís gone wrong!!!

My R6 is mostly stock, not too many mods. My mistake was investing in unneeded visual mods instead of all the safety gear I have now much earlier. Wrong way to go on a learning curve for R6.
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Re: !!!modís gone wrong!!!

05 headers + bazzaz mod on my 09. had to dig deep into my pockets and didnt really get what i was expecting. it was waay too loud and lost a liitle torque. the only difference i can tell is that the throttle is very smooth now.
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Yeah man, I'm good.. thanks.. just a low speed lowside while making a u turn right outside my apts. Not sure why it happened. Cold OEM tires maybe?

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