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post #401 of 445 (permalink) Old 09-08-2012, 01:30 PM
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I just got the CW piece, and as someone who has been building and modifying cars and bikes for a good number of years, I can honestly say that parts of the kit were pretty well thought out, and yet others were not. The fitment was ok, not great but not horrible. The wiring is a disaster for something brand new out of the box. All in all I'd give it a solid 7/10 It might have been an 8 if there wasn't a missing piece requiring me to fabricate.
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post #402 of 445 (permalink) Old 09-10-2012, 10:32 AM
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I purchased an M696 ABS a few weeks ago and promptly kicked off the right rear turn signal. From what I've read this seems to be a common problem. For a part that sticks out like it does it's a horribly cheap design. So my next step was to find a fender eliminator kit and solve the problem once and for all. From the research I've done across multiple forums the Evotech kit seemed to be the best. I also couldn't figure out how the Competition Werkes could possiblytake two hours to install. I decided on the Evotech but found a brand new CW kit on ebay for $45. Regardless of the crappy instructions and non-painted stainless steel I couldn't pass up a bargain like that.

I installed it yesterday and the warnings of how big of a pain it was and vague instructions were true. It took two hours of fitting and refitting and head scratching to finally get it on. I popped one fuse that controlled the taillight in the process too. I also painted it black before I installed it.

Overall, now that it's done, I'm definitely happy with the looks and quality. I wish I had taken pictures. I could have done a better writeup.
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post #403 of 445 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 12:22 PM
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tidy tail

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Best quality and good instructions too. Desmoworld offers a couple of kits I'm interested in if anybody has any experience with them.
just had ducti one put on works great and is fitted for free if you buy off them
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post #404 of 445 (permalink) Old 11-01-2012, 11:37 PM
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Just bought the Evotech elim, personally best $140 I've spent on the bike so far. Instructions were much better than most suggested.

I'm a stickler about buying things and wanted an angled shot of it but could never find one. Hopefully this helps if anyone is considering buying it....took me about a year to finally buy it.


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post #405 of 445 (permalink) Old 11-02-2012, 09:30 AM
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Looks good. I relocated my plate closer in.
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post #406 of 445 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 04:08 AM
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after much research I purchased an Evotech.Got a local guy who specialises in Italian bikes to fit it which cost me another $200.(total $340). Was worth every penny as it looks great and the guy who fitted reckons it's the best quality fender eliminator he has ever see,(3mm thick aluminium)
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Thanks for good forum. Hope to see more soon
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post #408 of 445 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 01:55 PM
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i tail chopped my S4 2 years ago luckily i did not do the same to my M750 as when i ride the s4 I get covered in crap and the back of the bike needs a wash after every ride ,,, i plan to re weld the T TRay tail and all its bits back on some time , tail chops look sexy but are not practical if u use the bike regularly in all weathers
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post #409 of 445 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 07:48 PM
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Re: Who makes the best quality tail chop kit?

Monster tail chop.com...easiest to install comes with great instructions..I have a796...

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post #410 of 445 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 04:25 PM
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motodynamics off ebay for $50. i put the plate bracket on backwards and bent it back a little to make the plate less visible by speed and red light cameras. instructions on this plate suck but fortunately i found this thread and jmlenz's pics helped a little:

http://www.ducatimonster.org/forums/...minator-3.html

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