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Ok my 750 is pretty much still stock and I am ready to start making some changes to her and make out my Christmas list. So I'd like to start a list of the best mods to make to your 750 (and a rough estimate of cost) and I am sure there is room for debate. It's a pretty short list on my part but I know a lot of you will help me out here, plus I am thinking this will help me make out my Christmas list!

1. AGM Battery ($60)
2. HID Conversion kit ($20 plus shipping)
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rewired TPE stator

ear shave

replace balancers (not a visible thing but greatly increases the reliability)

coaster

new plugs and wires

digital dash

nice paint job



just to name a few
 

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Iridium plugs
regap ignition pickup coils ( a cheap .virtually cost free change)
Ear shave and rejet
Marble /coaster
 

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Louder horn(s)- ie. Wolo or Stebel Nautilus Compact air horn, Fiamm Freeway Blasters or a set of used auto horns from the recyclers.

More and brighter Run/Turn/Brake lights on the rear of the bike. LED clusters and/or licence plate frame LED additions are my 1st choice.
Lots of choices on this site:
http://www.customdynamics.com/motorcycle_lights.htm

Headlight and brakelight modulators.

Install a voltmeter.

Change all fluids on bike.

Silicone chrome colored swingarm covers on.

Silicone toolbox lock nut on before you lose lock.

Before the toolbox hinge breaks, reinforce it with a piano hinge, duct tape, or half a dozen zip ties, - your choice.

See ten things link below,- probably more suggestions there.

dielectric grease in all connectors

Cheap DIY cruise control:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/8931483/Cheap-Cruise-Control-DIY
 

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You can buy LED brake lights that modulate on ebay.

Honda Moly 60.
 

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I don't have a ton of money nor a wealth of wrenching. First thing I did was the AGM battery and I recently picked up the iridium plugs (still need to install) and am curious about the regap ignition pickup coils ( a cheap .virtually cost free change). I thought the HID conversion for $20 didn't seem much either. I've looked into some of the brake LEDs and they seemed a little pricey $120. Just looking to do the quick and easy things and then see what I want to invest in later.
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if you do any distance riding you can get a shield at a pretty good price.
 

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Lighting would be my cheap easy mod.

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Windshield around $80 on ebay
Case guard and highway pegs around $150 if you can find one
Degoat under $10 for replacement pipes
Volt meter around $30 if you do what Lance did
Brighter Headlight $15 Sylvania Silverstar
Extra running lights $20 per Wallyworld
Kuryakin grips $65
Kuryakin pegs $65 or go big with Kuryakin Swingwings $150
Nicer mirrors from $12 to $80 depending on brand and style

The list goes on and on......
Prices are an estimate only and may vary.
 

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Progressive fork springs and new fork oil.

Better rear shocks...pricey , but a great addition.

Better seat. Altering the stock seat the cheapest route.

Definitely a windscreen.

Pipes and other cosmetic changes don't really make the bike better, as they are more a subject of taste.

Good tires are always a worth it..

KM
 

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In flitecontrol's link, I followed a BMW on a 3 day ride that had installed these same ones http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ElectroPods-Flashing-Red-LED-Motorcycle-Brake-Lights-/230495826267?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item35aa9f315b
they really got my attention every time he hit the brakes... I couldn't wait to get back home and get them...
I made a small plate that went across the top backside of my license plate and installed them on the outside
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These are the right price! Does anyone have these installed and would you recommend them?
You will see that Old Dog followed a BMW with them for 3 a day trip and was impressed enough :D to install them on his 750 forthwith. Sounds like a recommendation to me.
 

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The type of riding you do is also a factor in deciding what mods to do to your bike... What are fabrication skills like? A set of KM Boards are worth it... if you can't fabricat them, get a hold of Chad AKA Ccspinner for a set of his boards.

The ear shave is worth ever cent, and I did mine for about 40 bucks... the most expensive part were the jets... (Search Slim's Ear Shave)
 
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