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Old 07-03-2007, 09:35 AM   #1
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This a good deal? Exhaust, Wheels, Rearsets

Is $1920 to my door a good deal on the following?
  • Hindle full SS exhaust, can cut down 2"
  • Marchesini forged magnesium 10 spoke Wheels
  • PP Tuning adjustable rear sets

Basically, I just need some assurance that I am doing the right thing here, even though I know my riding ability is no where near the parts that I am planning on putting on. But it seems like such a good deal!

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sounds fair

wheels about $1k used, exhaust $4-500, rearsets prolly another $3-400 maybe.
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nice...i'm getting the wheels for $1500 (they are magnesium), the exhaust at $300, and the rearsets for $120

i don't know a thing about these rearsets:eh:
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Old 07-03-2007, 09:50 AM   #4
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Have you done your suspension yet?
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Those rims look nice but suspension would be a better choice for the track. Make sure the rims are straight
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Those rims look nice but suspension would be a better choice for the track. Make sure the rims are straight
+1, I would take 2k in suspension over all the above any day. Except maybe the rearsets. Your a short fella and those would be nice in the corners.
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i'd do the rearsets, suspension by M-U and split the rest of the money into Trackdays to better your ability.
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oh don't worry, i'm not going to drop all this money into the bike and not do the suspension...i'm the king of unnecessary mods...but i am moreso the king of having everything setup correctly...tires and suspension are the easiest and most effective upgrades around whether that be in motocross, sportbikes, or cars...
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[QUOTE=hotnanas]oh don't worry, i'm not going to drop all this money into the bike and not do the suspension...

It looks like you are. inless your suspension is already done?
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well good suspension you can buy at anytime, i'm guessing these are used parts and don't come around as often.
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why couldn't I?

i just need the sag/compression/rebound setup for me...no need to change out the internals on already great stuff
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Noboby knows what's best for you better then you. Do what makes you happy. I'd have magnesium rims too if I could afford them.
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For that kind of dough, have the seller take the wheels to a mechanic in the area and have them checked for straightness and cracks before you send a penny. Magnesium...cool. Yes sir, you are the king of unnecessary. Maybe just buy that king Gixxer that was listed on the site a couple of weeks ago. It would save you 20 G's in the long run.
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ya, the wheels i am still very hesitant on, for the fact that they are non-repairable,

i am iffy on the exhaust since I really won't ever see the full potential of my current slip on.

however, i wasn't certain if at $1500 for a set of magnesium wheels, and at $300 for a full system, whether I should just jump on it for the of it.
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Cliff, Just remember that rims are a dispensible item on bikes. They take alot of beating when you start riding the bike hard. IE, I have one that is missing a chunk in my garage from my most recent track day visit. A set of spares come alot cheaper when you are running stock. Truely I would look at suspension. If you are not running full Ohlins or something similar then you have not experienced what is "Great Stuff".
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ya, the wheels i am still very hesitant on, for the fact that they are non-repairable,

i am iffy on the exhaust since I really won't ever see the full potential of my current slip on.

however, i wasn't certain if at $1500 for a set of magnesium wheels, and at $300 for a full system, whether I should just jump on it for the of it.
The exhaust and rearsets sound like a steal. Especially if you have a slipon that you could sell after getting the full exhaust. So do the rims but they carry a higher price tag that could easily put some other great parts on your bike that would actually benefit your riding.
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thanks guys!

i have seen the light of day, i'm going to pass on the wheels.

so then, $300 for a full hindle exhaust is a good deal then?
i definately planned on unloading the two bros can on ebay to recover some of the funds.
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spend the $ at a good school like Freddie spencers or K schwantz?
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probably a better use of $1500...
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