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post #1 of 100 (permalink) Old 10-20-2018, 04:02 PM Thread Starter
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What's the one best change you've made?

Although I've been quite happy with most of the changes I've made, I think the change to Scrambler/Thruxton length shocks has been the most worthwhile. (This wouldn't be so effective if you have a Scrambler/Thruxton!)
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GSXR front end swap with a matching 3-spoke Suzuki rear wheel. Hand's down the best performance upgrade to this bike so far.
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1. New tires
2. Airbox baffle removal plus Breathe & tune
3. New shocks

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Hagon 2810's and Sonic springs up front.

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Suspension 1st and then motor mods if you need more power.

But the best bang for my buck was Biltwell tracker handlebars. For me they give a moderatly aggressive ride position thats good for all my riding.
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1. New Tires
2. TTP Tune\Breathe
3. Pretech brake and sintered pad
4. Bitubo rear shocks
5. Rick's hot shot rectifer - 14.0v thru

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fitting an auxiliary fusebox
bypassing the interlocks for the clutch and sidestand
fitting a King and Queen seat
Longer Hagon shocks

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New wheels supermoto rim widths Talon hubs much better choice of tyres . I had already upgraded suspension and brakes , but this was a completely new bike type of change .
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