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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
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696 / 796 / 1100 mods under $50

I wanted to put together a list of mods people have done for $50 and under. Mostly as a reference for the times I want to tinker with the bike and don't want to spend money. So post up the mod and how much it cost and ill add it to the list.

14t front sprocket

Plasti dip bar riser

Plasti dip headlight

Shorten front turn signals

Frame sticker removal

fork reflector removal

ditch charcoal can, replace with euro cover for $30ish

plenty of grips avail for <$50

small carbon parts: exhaust heat shield, sprocket cover

vinyl graphics/decals

upgraded H1/H7 bulbs

Motodynamics fender eliminator kit for $30!

adjustable levers

bar end mirrors

LED indicators
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2012 Monster 796ABS - Black
Fresco CF slip ons w/exhaust cervo delete
CF front fender
Rizoma Bars (#005)
Rizoma risers
Blacked out Headlight w/ short stock signals
CompWerkes fender kit
3" bar end mirrors
Galfer HH pads
Pazzo Levers
shorai battery
evap canister removed
pilot power 3's

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 11:23 PM
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Yes 14T is the undisputed king of <$50 mods but let's see...

-Frame sticker removal
-fork reflector removal
-ditch charcoal can, replace with euro cover for $30ish
-plenty of grips avail for <$50
-small carbon parts: exhaust heat shield, sprocket cover
-vinyl graphics/decals
-upgraded H1/H7 bulbs
-Motodynamics fender eliminator kit for $30!
-if including eBay generic stuff: adjustable levers,bar end mirrors, cheapo LED indicators

2011 Monster 796 ABS

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 01:25 AM
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1 tank of fuel $15
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 06:44 AM
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Reflective rim stripes to replace those removed fork reflectors $35.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 09:22 AM
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< $50 dollar mods

65218 LMFAO!!! I work nights so mornings are like most peoples evenings. Sitting here after work with a bottle of wicked strength ale. (which I almost blew out my nose when I read your post.)

2012 Monster 696 ABS+
Removed fork reflectors = $0.0
MonsterTailChop Proto-type fender eliminator $50.00
Removed Stock mirrors and made buttonhead allen bolt plugs. (Had bolts - hacksaw and paint at home too.) $ = $0.0
Oberon streetfighter bar-end mirrors = $38.00
12" x 12" sheet of 1/16" thick carbonfiber twill weave = $44.00
(Made all frame plugs out of carbon fiber... a savings of aprrox $250.00.
Removed OEM frame stickers (Have on toolbox) = $0.0
Front & Rear sliders from Evo-Tech. = $41.00 each.
Think the missus would let get another big dollar mod after all this savings Noooooooo. Time we went out to dinner with all that savings when I told her. Me and my big mouth. Gotta find a way to get a Leo Vince exhaust...christmas is coming!
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 05:17 PM
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Emissions Charcoal Can Removal with New Intake Shroud
Fork Reflectors, Rear Fender & Front Faring Removed
Battery Tender with Access Plug
SSR Ducati CNC Black Reservoir Caps
Nitrogen Tire Fill

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 10:54 PM
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How about the old handlebar flip. :screwy:

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