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post #1 of 4 Old 12-27-2011, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone ever noticed a significant change in fuel mileage after adding crash/nerf bars or aftermarket skid plates?
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I never had the opportunity to compare. My mileage is 45-47mpg. I have the HT setup and the Givi 3 bagger setup on back using the HT rack
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Has anyone ever noticed a significant change in fuel mileage after adding crash/nerf bars or aftermarket skid plates?

No why would they effect the mileage, more weight? Not that much to make a difference.

If you're experiencing a signifcant change you wacked something when you installed. Choke cable would be my guess, be sure it's not hung up.

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I wasn't so much worried about weight as I was the increased drag and reduced aero dynamics, not that the KLR is the most aero of bikes. Just wondered is all
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