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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 02-20-2006, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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vented seat cowl??

does anybody know any company that makes a vented seat cowl for a 04 r1???
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Seen few for the Gixxer but not the R1 yet.

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i seen the ones for the cbr1000 and love it but cant find one for the r1
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Not many even make one at all for the R1 do they?

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Not many even make one at all for the R1 do they?
yeh they do actually seen a vented one on ebay but its for a 2001 r1
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Did you contact seller to see if they could make or get you one?

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Did you contact seller to see if they could make or get you one?
good idea, never uswd ebay but will try it
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Is that your bike in your avatar?? If it is, that **** looks tight!!
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yup, that is a sharp yamaha man ,if it is your bike, did you do the work on it?
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I know I have seen one... but not 100% sure it was on a R1....




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I know I have seen one... but not 100% sure it was on a R1....
I've never seen one for the R1, but since mine is coming with a cowl I'll just use what I got.
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Is that your bike in your avatar?? If it is, that **** looks tight!!
my buddy put a pic of it through photoshop and thats the paint scheem im going with
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yup, that is a sharp yamaha man ,if it is your bike, did you do the work on it?
all the miner work, but gonna have it painted professionally
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yup, that is a sharp yamaha man ,if it is your bike, did you do the work on it?
its got akropovic titanium slips on it and a smoked double bubble
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My reaction to the white R1 with white wheels.

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My reaction to the white R1 with white wheels.
Way too bad it's photoshop, would have been perfect for BOTM
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Way too bad it's photoshop, would have been perfect for BOTM

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Ok so this is going to be a question but.. Whas purpose does the vented seat cowl serve? Cooling, loss of weight?? Hmmm, im at a loss.
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Ok so this is going to be a question but.. Whas purpose does the vented seat cowl serve? Cooling, loss of weight?? Hmmm, im at a loss.
well it MAY provide some cooling... but not much... it's mostly just styling...
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