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Don't matter if you can see or not. You just got to be legal. Never depend on your mirrors to see behind, turn your head & look.
I hear ya. I like both. Trust, but verify.

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Dude. Since I deal with crappy gas and old rusty gas tanks. I use one of these housings and insert the paper fuel filter micron of my choice for it

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BLUE-3-8-ME...UAAOSw0vBUdcuW

Just take the housing to Napa or car parts store. They will fit with it with the paper micron size filter of your choice. At least they do out here.

PS. They sell them housings in chrome, black and other colors on ebay also.
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Thanks for that, brother. You know my budget well.

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Tonight, I opened the garage and the beer fridge with the intention of swapping bars so I could ride this bad boy. I didn't even care if the riding stance changed, or even if was ugly. We'll, it was ugly. I didn't like the riding position. More than anything, I f**king hated that there weren't dimples for the wiring. I weighed my options, got the Dremel out, then quit. I'm ordering clip ons dammit. With dimples. The tank swap continues......

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I ordered some dimpled clip ons from Ebay. Should be here next week. Then I'll probably have to buy new cables and lines. Cause, you know,.....never ending tank swap...
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Tonight, I started the clip ons install. "Clip ons" make it sound simple. If sliding the fork tubes halfway out of the triple trees is simple, then sure. Of course, as it has been from the beginning of this tank swap, for every action, there is an extension of completion. Now I have to cut a notch in the fairing where it hits the brake fluid reservoir. I really like the major change in riding position with these, though. I'm really happy with this change.

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For me clip-ons make the bike look like it’s going 100mph sitting still... but, they make my back hurt just looking at them.
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For me clip-ons make the bike look like it’s going 100mph sitting still... but, they make my back hurt just looking at them.
Don't be silly. You know it's gonna kill your neck from looking up from that position. LOL

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Ok if you have rear sets, but not if you haven't!
I'd bring them back towards the tank so your whole hand shares the pressure, as they are now, all your weight will be at the base of your thumbs.
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