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Old 11-01-2013, 07:15 AM   #6541
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I don't think they are turn signal guards. See the little weird imprint on the top inside corner of the plastic? That's where the LED turns slip in. You'd see a wire and turns in that area. Plus you can still see his stock turns on the bike. Look at the passenger side brake line and headlight plastic.

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I did not get them. I'll add them on later if/when I rip off the stock signals in a crash.
thanks for the answers, guys! I sure like the mirrors, signals, and looks of the HDB but am prioritizing some other upgrades first.


I have the same key problem. DH added some aluminum bar stock to the top clamp for grip switches and GPS power. This makes the key very hard to remove without whacking a knuckle. I have risers, too, and as Auto-X Fil says, I think it'd be pretty impossible to remove the key without the risers.

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Old 11-01-2013, 07:30 AM   #6542
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Anybody running heated grips on their LRP? If so, what brand/how did you go about installing. Ideal switch location?
I have some from a local bike shop but they look exactly like these from Aerostich here. I was recently on a morning ride in mid- to upper-30s and they worked *very* well; I actually had to turn them down to the Low setting halfway through the slab portion.

The switch location is on some bar stock sandwiched in the top clamp. I think the more important switch thing to tie into a keyed circuit!

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Old 11-01-2013, 02:16 PM   #6543
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Do you have the little heated gloves that run of AA or rechargeable batteries over there? My outdoors buddy's like them, and if I didn't get heated grips it would be the option I would pursue.

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I'm aware of the battery operated ones but the ones that I have are the Powerlet ones from these guys: http://www.adventure-spec.com/defaul...ontroller.html

I reckon the battery operated ones will be great if you need to use them when away from the bike but I've never needed heated gloves apart from when I'm on my motorbike and I'm 50 odd years old, can't see a need for them for me!
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Old 11-01-2013, 05:06 PM   #6544
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I'm aware of the battery operated ones but the ones that I have are the Powerlet ones from these guys: http://www.adventure-spec.com/defaul...ontroller.html

I reckon the battery operated ones will be great if you need to use them when away from the bike but I've never needed heated gloves apart from when I'm on my motorbike and I'm 50 odd years old, can't see a need for them for me!
I see an advantage of not needing wires. If you are also worried about the capability of the charging system, no load on the bikes stator.

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Old 11-02-2013, 06:53 AM   #6545
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Woohoo fairing on the CRF



Anyone aware of plastic skidplate that protect the lower frame? Ordered the Cycra one on that is advertised as fitting L but it does not fit.
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Old 11-02-2013, 06:58 AM   #6546
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Woohoo fairing on the CRF



Anyone aware of plastic skidplate that protect the lower frame? Ordered the Cycra one on that is advertised as fitting L but it does not fit.
http://www.mooseracing.com/products/...e=productGroup
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Old 11-02-2013, 07:02 AM   #6547
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I think that the gloves use slightly less power than heated grips too which may be handy for our little bikes!

Does anyone know how much extra power we have available from the charging system?
The CRF250L has 335w. I would guess that you have at least 100w available at a cruising RPM.

I think gloves actually pull more watts than grips? Grips are nice if you hands just get a little chilly, but gloves do a much better job of actually keeping your hands warm in colder weather. Now a set of heated grips + hippo hands do a great job.
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:13 AM   #6548
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We've run a 77w Gerbings heated jacket liner + 35w heated grips all day with no issue last winter, there seems to be plenty of power left over to stay warm in cold weather on the LRP.
I can't see the bike using more than 150w between lights, fuel pump, injector, and ECU, but haven't put an amp clamp on it.
Speaking of, I remember seeing OEM honda heated grips a long ways back in this thread, maybe from someone in Japan, has anyone found a source for OEM heated grips in the USA or have a part #?

The el cheapo generic heated grips I installed just to get us through winter have failed and if I can get OEM ones I'd like to go that route. If not these Moose Racing ones have served me well on another bike.
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Old 11-02-2013, 10:59 AM   #6549
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IMS tank

For those of you who have changed over to the IMS tank, When you changed the OE fuel pump out of the OE fuel tank to the IMS tank, What did you do about the gasket? The OE tank has ridges with the studs in it, versus the IMS tank which has a flat surface where the gasket goes. I happened to have a motorcycle shop next door and he did not feel to comfortable using the same gasket cause you can't tighten it down to the right torque with out the gasket getting pushed out the sides. What did you torque the bolts too?
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:49 AM   #6550
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Watch me fall down and test how strong my mods are.
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:03 PM   #6551
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Watch me fall down and test how strong my mods are.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzyTi1W8Xn8
your reaction when you first went down on one side(48 second in) then picked the bike and it fell to the other side was hilarious!
great vid by the way, enjoyed the whole thing!
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:13 PM   #6552
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Watch me fall down and test how strong my mods are.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzyTi1W8Xn8
You've got crashing down to a science! BTW, bars at full lock increase leverage, for lifting the bike. But hey, you are all done crashing.....
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:54 PM   #6553
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They are proud of that one! Figured a piece of plastic would be less than aluminum!
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Old 11-02-2013, 03:26 PM   #6554
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Watch me fall down and test how strong my mods are.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzyTi1W8Xn8
I enjoyed that video. It seems that the best way to overcome the fear of those tricky situations (and learning how to handle them), is by giving them a go. And it sure helps if you have buddies nearby.

Good stuff!
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Old 11-02-2013, 03:50 PM   #6555
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Well I pulled the trigger today on the LRP. Rode it 150 miles today on the interstate, twisties and 2 track. I have to admit the LRP exceeded my expectations.



I bought this little gem with the intention of setting it up for touring. All my kit fitted right up!



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