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post #1 of 7 Old 03-05-2012, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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Was at a dealer the other evening and saw a 2012 Red KLR sitting outside. Wow! Even my friend (a Busa guy) said how much he liked it. The Red was nice but the Black wheels made a huge difference. Good move Kawi!

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Saw a Black one myself. You are right the Black Wheels changed it all!

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I have to agree. I been wondering about trying to get a set of blacks for my '11. I think they look sharp.

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I have to agree. I been wondering about trying to get a set of blacks for my '11. I think they look sharp.
Let me know what you find out. Might be cheaper to have someone powder coat them. Maybe?

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I agree.
The 2012's look killer..

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Surely the OEM Black wheels are very expensive and average. If you want Black wheels have a pair built at Woody's Wheel Works or another wheel builder and use your stock pair for off-road.

If I decide to sell my 2005 I will have a front hub for sale.

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post #7 of 7 Old 03-07-2012, 07:27 AM
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Let me know what you find out. Might be cheaper to have someone powder coat them. Maybe?
Mr. Train, I believe you're right. I checked with Woodie's and a few other places and have decided that it may be cheaper to find another stock set and have them powder coated.

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