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I installed the Vegabond Motorsports fender eliminator this afternoon.
It installed very easily and the fit is spot-on.
I did the turn signal and license plate wires a little different than they do in their installation video, I made a small loop using Velcro ties under the tray that's under the passenger seat, but other than that, I followed it to the letter.
In the installation video for the Graves Motorsports FE kit, they show you how to move a few electrical components around to get to the turn signal and license plate light wiring much easier.










I removed the Yamaha sticker from the front fender, the R3 sticker from the left side of the fairing, and the 320 stickers from the rear side covers. I don't like many graphics on my motorcycles.

I have a solo seat cowl and swingarm spools on order.

This is the R3's big brother. Yamaha makes some da*m fine motorcycles!
 

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Mighty fine looking bike you got there! :) Installed the same kit Saturday with no regrets. Have HEAVILY considered removing the sticker from the front fender since day one, but haven't sucked it up and done it yet. Glad to see someone else has!
 

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Today I installed a Yoshimura eliminator. Reason I went with Yoshi is; my dealer told me that there needs to be a certain amount of separation between turn signals in order for bike to pass the inspection. I didn't want to risk anything and went with Y which has the greatest distant between signals.

 

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"My dealer told me that there needs to be a certain amount of separation between turn signals in order for bike to pass the inspection."

Some states can really be a big PITA when it comes to stuff like that.
Can you pass inspection without any rear and side facing red reflectors?

The Yoshi fender eliminator is a very nice product. Heck, everything they make is pretty da*m nice!
 

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hopefully that wont be an issue. I kept all parts of stock fender just in case. And I agree, this FE has a nice finish :) I will see how LED plate light works at night. Yes it is more expensive than others but I think overall it was worth it.

"My dealer told me that there needs to be a certain amount of separation between turn signals in order for bike to pass the inspection."

Some states can really be a big PITA when it comes to stuff like that.
Can you pass inspection without any rear and side facing red reflectors?

The Yoshi fender eliminator is a very nice product. Heck, everything they make is pretty da*m nice!
 

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hopefully that wont be an issue. I kept all parts of stock fender just in case. And I agree, this FE has a nice finish :) I will see how LED plate light works at night. Yes it is more expensive than others but I think overall it was worth it.
My thoughts were that once installed and a license plate is screwed on, all of them pretty much disappear from view so why not pay $40 to $60 less for the Vagabond one (I got mine as a pre-order for $60.00) and use the savings for some other accessory or put it towards gas costs?

Also, I've had problems with Yoshimura products in the past and I wouldn't buy from them again.....
 

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You are absolutely right, but as I mentioned in my previous post I was worried about the distance between turn signals being an issue during inspection. It is probably fine but I didn't want to have any worries later on.

My thoughts were that once installed and a license plate is screwed on, all of them pretty much disappear from view so why not pay $40 to $60 less for the Vagabond one (I got mine as a pre-order for $60.00) and use the savings for some other accessory or put it towards gas costs?

Also, I've had problems with Yoshimura products in the past and I wouldn't buy from them again.....
 

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You are absolutely right, but as I mentioned in my previous post I was worried about the distance between turn signals being an issue during inspection. It is probably fine but I didn't want to have any worries later on.
There are no inspections here in Colorado so I'm not used to considering something like that.....
 

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I went with Vagabond followed the video at you tube and took 2 hours. Nice clean installation. This is an underneath view.
I'm liking the Vagabond for $60. Looks like a great deal. One question about your pic: That area that looks like a vent, is that open to the underside of the passenger seat area? If so, couldn't water from the road get thrown in and mess with the electronics that are in there?
 
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