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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hey I'm just curious where the cheapest/best place is to get undertails, integrated tail lights, upgrade headlight bulbs, etc specifically for the older SVs? I've been watching them on eBay but nobody ever buys them there so I am assuming that there is a better place to get them.
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STAY AWAY from hotbodies, and targa!

I have a Targa fender eliminator and have no problems with it. Why do you say stay away from them?
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I had one on my 9R and it BLEW NUTS!

The casting for it was too small.. it would crack the tabs on the Kawasaki tail section wasting the $400 tail!!!!! It did this twice!!!




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post #6 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-11-2006, 05:23 PM
 
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im going to make my own $7.00 fender eliminator and undertail kit. It may turn out ugly, but its nothing a spray of black paint wont cure.
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post #7 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-12-2006, 07:32 AM Thread Starter
 
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so what ya'll are getting at is that nobody actually buys these things, hence the lack of places to get them?
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post #8 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-12-2006, 09:50 AM
 
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so what ya'll are getting at is that nobody actually buys these things, hence the lack of places to get them?
They're all over the place, I ordered the Werkes fender elim from Kneedraggers, and they had undertails and other body parts there. I shopped 3 or 4 sites, but the prices are pretty much standard... Goggle the model (bike) and undertail, and you'll get a list of who's carrying your stuff. Then just browse.
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I also do alot of shopping on kneedraggers.com, good place
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im going to make my own $7.00 fender eliminator and undertail kit. It may turn out ugly, but its nothing a spray of black paint wont cure.
That's the way to do it...

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What's wrong with hotbodies?
They get way to hot and melt plastic. Even if you wrap them in exhaust tape they still get the seat to hot.
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What's wrong with hotbodies?
I know with hotbodies (undertails) it doesn't come with certain tabs you may need to secure your tail light. I saw an '04 r6 with one. It looked and fit good, but the tabs that are on the original undertal that helped secure the tail light in place weren't there. they just give you double sided tape to secure it and it's hard to make it fit right with just tape.
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Check out Clear Alternatives for an integrater kit. let me know the price. i should be able to get one for 15-20 bucks less because of the local discount. they're based out of Vegas. So if you want to work something out, i could buy it for you and ship it to you. Paypal though.
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airtech-streamlining.com has a nice undertail for our 99-02 SVs. thats where I ordered my seat cowl from, even though i am yet to receive it.
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airtech-streamlining.com has a nice undertail for our 99-02 SVs. thats where I ordered my seat cowl from, even though i am yet to receive it.
Thx for the site, looks like they got some cool stuff for our SV's! btw did you get the regular cowl or the 'claw' one?
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Thx for the site, looks like they got some cool stuff for our SV's! btw did you get the regular cowl or the 'claw' one?

I got the regualr one that looks like a Busa or TL cowl. The big hump. I dont know what to think of the claw one.
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Yeah I'm not sure about that either, I think I'd just go with the std one. From what i've seen their hugger is the cheapest around too...or isn't it?
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Yeah I'm not sure about that either, I think I'd just go with the std one. From what i've seen their hugger is the cheapest around too...or isn't it?

It is the cheapest around that I have heard too. The guys on svrider have raved about it too, so its not a piece of junk.
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That's good to know, I'll probably get one from them before next season. I just picked up one of the std Suzuki cowls on eBay for $50 so I'm happy with that! I'll just have to repaint it black. Were your wheels black originally or did you powdercoat them?
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