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Airbornedeth
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This is my brand new 2019 MT07 I picked up 2 weeks ago. The dash has already went out, so I'm going back to the dealer to have that fixed.

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Airbornedeth
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I have already ordered and received:

K&N air filter

Two Brothers Typhoon full exhaust

Vortex levers

Tail tidy with some inexpensive LED turn signals

Frame sliders

Front axle sliders

Rear axle sliders (I may exchange these for axle spools for a stand)

Dobek fuel controller should be in this week. This is the first bike I'ver ever added aftermarket goodies to, so I'm kind of excited. 

 

 

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cornerslider

Looks like a really nice start!!!! I would advise agains the "inexpensive" LED signals though. I went that route once. They work fine for night ridding, but are barely visible in sunlight. I ended up switching them out for the TST Industries integrated tail light, and some R&G LEDs' for the front. It's a much better option, "lesson learned"....

Too bad about the dash.... I've never heard of anyone having problems with that. I hope it's an easy fix. Welcome to the forum-

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Airbornedeth
26 minutes ago, cornerslider said:

TST Industries integrated tail light, and some R&G LEDs' for the front. It's a much better option, "lesson learned".... I'll look at these. If you have a direct link, I would much appreciate it.

Too bad about the dash.... I've never heard of anyone having problems with that. I hope it's an easy fix. Welcome to the forum- Thank you.

The dash lights all work, but the LCD part doesn't show a thing. It went out a few days after I bought it.

 

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mjh937

I also tried the cheap LED turn signals first.  I changed them for Traf-X ones which I love.  The place I bought them from has gone out of business so I cannot post a link.  I do not want to link to a retailer I have not dealt with.    

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Mr.Puss

Nice start. I always say when it comes to parts that could make the difference between life and death, like signals, buy quality once.  Youve gotta be seen by the innumerable dummies out there by any and all means. ;)

Ive been very impressed with Rizoma overall.

Enjoy that new ride!

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bornagainbiker

Congrats on your new ride and welcome to the forum. 😀

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Airbornedeth

I got this yesterday, which was the last thing I need to install the exhaust and filter. I was excited to get up this morning and get to work on it, but I felt like poo when I woke up. I was supposed to leave for vacation in New Hampshire tomorrow, and now I'm self quarantining until I get my COVID test results back. Something seems to always come up around the time I've set aside to go on vacation. I also moved this past weekend, so I guess it's a blessing in disguise so I can get my crap together. I'm going to rest today, and plan on installing everything tomorrow. I'll update this thread accordingly once work has commenced. 

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Airbornedeth

Update on my dash.

 

It is definitely broken, and is being replaced under warranty. It will be next week before it gets to the dealer. 

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Airbornedeth

Idle hands and plenty of time has me looking around at different options, considering my whole body aches from this freaking cold and it physically hurts to do anything at all.

 

Has anyone bought the Hyper Pack Bundle from TST Industries? Pros/cons?

 


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Rayiam5

I didn't personally buy the TST Hyper pack but the previous owner did. Let me just say I'm grateful he did because it makes everything look so much nicer. Honestly if I didn't get the bike with it all installed I would've bought it myself. 

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Airbornedeth

Well, I didn't get pictures. 

The day started out great. The stock exhaust came off really easily, which should have sent red flags up. Lol I test fitted the Two Brothers Typhoon exhaust, and the headers wouldn't go into the exhaust ports. I fiddled around for a few minutes to see if it was just the angle, but no dice. When I set them next to the stock header, the Two Brothers was about 1/4" off. I tried a ratcheting strap to take the 1/4" in to where it's supposed to be, and my straps kept getting in the way. After looking at 3 different stores to find a smaller ratcheting strap (which I'm sure I already have the smallest ones). I brought out the old trusty 550 cord. I used a straw that I cut to size so the 550 cord wouldn't cut itself, and bam! In it went. The air filter was the biggest PITA, but the Dobek fuel controller was a close second, but only because of the lack of space to get the connectors back on the injectors. It was a simple plug and play otherwise. I also added a charger for my phone, and ran the lead for the battery tender since I was already there.

I also added my axle sliders, and will add the frame sliders once I figure out the best way to support the bike/motor while doing it (unless I'm completely off on how they go on.)

This exhaust is freaking LOUD! I was kind of concerned it was going to be too loud when I first started it up, but I was also in my garage. Thankfully it's not obnoxiously loud. The Dobek unit definitely helps, and the engine braking is significantly less on the base setting. I put about 25 miles on it afterwards, and am pleasantly pleased. 

Pictures to come tomorrow. I'm tired.

 

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mjh937

@Airbornedeth, do not overthink the frame sliders.  They will install without supporting the engine, just remove the bolt and immediately replace it with the slider and bolt.  When I did mine the engine did move at all. 

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7 hours ago, mjh937 said:

@Airbornedeth, do not overthink the frame sliders.  They will install without supporting the engine, just remove the bolt and immediately replace it with the slider and bolt.  When I did mine the engine did move at all. 

Just take out and replace one side at a time... 😉

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