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post #1 of 3 Old 08-20-2010, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Difference between KLR and Tengai

I am looking at a Tengai with 5k on it and am wondering between a regular and a Tengai. Aside from the plastics, is there any difference in the engine etc etc?

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The suspension has an inch or so less travel, making the seat height lower.

Larger front brake rotor with guard. The caliper is a double piston unit.

Push to cancel turn signals

Instrument cluster is different, and are not fixed as on the A model.

Front forks are different to accommodate the fender and caliper mounting, and the stanchion tubes are 4mm compared to 3mm on the A models..

Basic drive train is the same as an A model.

Seems there was some rumor regarding the Tengai have a higher output electrical system. I have never been able to confirm that.

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