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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-15-2017, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Finally joining in the fun

Hi all,

Wednesday this past week I picked up a used non-ABS Z650 and am already falling down the mods rabbit hole. Iíve been a lurker for awhile, and try to keep up with the posts and YouTube videos when I can.

Bike is stock til the parts start rolling in, Iíve got grips, bar end mirrors, shorty levers, fender eliminator, LED bulbs, windscreen, flushmount turn signals, and frame sliders on the way.

Happy to step up from the scooter game, just trying to clean things up a bit then ride til I feel feel comfortable enough to add exhaust/tuning components.

Oil change should be happening in the next few days, just finished break-in, the only other thing Iíd like to do is lower it a bit; despite only needing to put one foot down Iíd really like to at least get both balls of my feet on the ground. Currently trying to find the best way to go about this with the least amount of compromise to the handling.

The only photo I have so far is this one, but Iíll probably take a few more as I start adding parts.

Happy to be a part of the group!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-16-2017, 10:59 AM
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Hi crimsonxholic, What kind of windshield are you getting. I have a givi A4117 on order. Still on backorder.

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I managed to find one of the windshields Kawasaki offered for awhile (possibly just in Europe?) on eBay. I donít do any interstate riding, just highway riding to work, around 30 min of 55-70 mph, so I was looking for something subtle. Not sure if this will even make a difference, but the ride isnít too bad as it is, figured it was worth a shot.

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Welcome! Interested in seeing what LED headlight you will be getting and the flush mounted indicators.

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The LED is the same as TremonteĒs, was tempted to experiment but figured Iíd go with something tested out. As for the flushmounts, theyíre TSTís for the Z125, with some mounting adapters from Revzilla made for Suzukiís. Iím guessing I might need to modify those, but they were a closer shape to the indicators than the ones offered for Kawasaki models (which were more rounded off).

Kinda curious if Iíll need to get more creative than that, the recessed area around our front facing turn indicators is what may cause some trouble. If Iím successful Iíll make a post about it : )
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