"Experimental" Parts

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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by Jbeer73 » Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:10 am

SpeedRacerOnline wrote:*Update*

- I just updated the original review of the eBay handles with more information, including color options!

Black CNC Short [Adjustable] Brake [&] Clutch Handle Lever Set Yamaha XJ 900/600S Diversion 95-03
I ordered these too :thumbsup: . Realy like the look and gives the 600 a more modern feel.
Could use a how to on fitting them though ;)

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Post by RDC » Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:27 am

SpeedRacerOnline wrote:I don't remember if I mentioned it, but I ended up borrowing a clip master from my dad to get the chain on. Then, I rode to my local shop and paid the guy $5 to rivet the regular master on for me. Easy-peasy. :thumbsup:
I ended up ordering a JT Sprockets/JT Chain kit for $90 off eBay with a clip master in it
Will review when received

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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by SonnyB » Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:39 pm

SpeedRacerOnline wrote:*Update*

- I just updated the original review of the eBay handles with more information, including color options!

Black CNC Short [Adjustable] Brake [&] Clutch Handle Lever Set Yamaha XJ 900/600S Diversion 95-03
I just ordered me a pair of them. I made a best offer of $18.00 to see what kind of response I would get. I got a counter offer of $19.50

Thanks for the review.

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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by Seca Guy » Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:29 pm

Jbeer73 wrote:
SpeedRacerOnline wrote:*Update*

- I just updated the original review of the eBay handles with more information, including color options!

Black CNC Short [Adjustable] Brake [&] Clutch Handle Lever Set Yamaha XJ 900/600S Diversion 95-03
I ordered these too :thumbsup: . Realy like the look and gives the 600 a more modern feel.
Could use a how to on fitting them though ;)
I ordered these, shipping was super fast the price was right and I love them. Installation is super easy and they look great. This is a great company.
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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by mikee112 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:41 am

Ordered a pair last week, estimated shipping time to the UK 3 to 5 weeks :o

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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by Jbeer73 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:50 am

mikee112 wrote:Ordered a pair last week, estimated shipping time to the UK 3 to 5 weeks :o
Ordered mine june 16 and recieved them june 22. Really fast delivery to the netherlands! Estimated delivery was also 3-5 weeks, so there is still hope you receive them sooner :)

Put them on my bike yesterday. She looks soooo much nicer now :thumbsup:

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Re: Aftermarket Adjustable Handles!

Post by Nelsonmd » Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:29 am

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So these levers I believe are made by 1 company in China (or using the same process), and sold under tons of different badges and retailers. I bought an identical set from the2wheels.com several years ago, and here's my review of them. The quality is OK, the paint fades badly, they wear fairly bad, and they don't have great tolerances. BUT, they are dirt cheap compared to the name brand aftermarket levers, and I'd probably buy them again, though I think their prices has gone up at many retailers since I bought mine.

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There may be different anodizers now, or multiple suppliers, but I'd guess my results are pretty typical of these levers no matter who you get them from.
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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by mikee112 » Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:04 pm

Well my Chinese Levers came in the mail today ( Delivery was estimated 4th to 20th July ) so got them on the first day of estimated delivery, that was 16 days from date of order... so not too bad
Anyway when I got home from work I fitted them... very nice Quality ( as speedraceronline said )
clutch lever has a bit of up and down movement but could easily be fixed with a thin washer or shim, apart from that I'm very pleased :)

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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by SpeedRacerOnline » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:44 am

*Updates*

I just posted a *2-1/2 Year (plus) Update* to Volar Motorsport O-Ring Chain and [JT] Sprocket Kit.

I also posted a *2-1/2 Year (plus) Update* to Chrome Battery Chrome Pro Series iGel YTX9-BS Battery.

And, there's a *9-Month Update* to Black CNC Short [Adjustable] Brake [&] Clutch Handle Lever Set Yamaha XJ 900/600S Diversion 95-03.
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Re: "Experimental" Parts

Post by SpeedRacerOnline » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:06 pm

*Update*

I just posted an important *4,000 Mile Update* to Volar Motorsport O-Ring Chain and [JT] Sprocket Kit. This one is definitely worth checking out.
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