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post #1 of 65 (permalink) Old 09-06-2006, 07:23 AM Thread Starter
 
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Was just thinking about the thread a few weeks ago about how good our bikes are bullet proof and loaded with extras. How about the things that would make this a perfect bike. Lets see how many "improvements" this bike needs to stay in production. Maybe send it off to Kaw or maybe they would see it on this site.
My first selection would be fuel injection for better power and economy, and a redesigned frame that allows easy access to the engine without having to pull it for stator repairs etc.
Add to the list please, nothing exotic just what does this bike really need.
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A few color choices would be nice, oh yeah and 6th gear I'm always looking for it but can't find it.Wait the one thing I think we may all agree on redesigning the seat for just a little more comfort!!
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How about relocating the turn signals so the owner doesn't have to if they want bags on the side? How about a stator cooler or redesign the electrical so you can actually add accessories?
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6 speed tranny, FI, larger tank (or better milage), oil cooler, beefier charging system and better SUSPENTION for me please. rear disk brakes would be nice too

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Larger gass tank, better designed gauges, grease in the splines...

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The only change I would like to see from the factory is a larger fuel tank...say 5 gallons.

I wish there were a more robust aftermarket market for these bikes, but changes from the factory, nope, just the fuel situation.
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damng a 5 gal tank?!?!? that is gonna be huge...... i mean the bike will be top heavy. look at the size of a 5 gal tank, they would have to strech the frame. i would say just go to FI and drop the displacement to 650-600, cause u would get the same curves as the 750 with about 15% more mileage

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Larger gass tank, better designed gauges, grease in the splines...
Whata you got against the guages? I'm just curious cus I tend to love the style dual coffee cans. =) Although having the speedo properly set would be nice.

As for things I could see improved, I think the seat is nice, but i'm comparing it to a 81440 that was all beat up, and an 05 800 who's seat is the same as putting a bandana over a piece of plywood. I would like to see a rear disc brake, and a factory integrated PTT (push to talk) button on the clutch bar. And more color options would be nice.

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I think the frame redesign to allow some engine work without pulling it, and a better charging system; Fuel Injection would be nice too. Adding fins to the jugs would make it look better and cool a little better maybe. Different location of the r/r for better cooling.

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Whata you got against the guages?
Don't have a problem with the gauges themselves, just how they are mounted.

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