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View Poll Results: Release 6.0 Backfire opinion? You can pick more than one answer.
I've heard and LIKE it. 5 25.00%
I've heard it and DO NOT LIKE it 5 25.00%
I've heard it and DON'T CARE one way or another. 5 25.00%
I have NOT heard it, but LIKE the idea of it. 1 5.00%
I have NOT heard it, but DO NOT LIKE the idea of it. 1 5.00%
I have NOT heard it and DON'T CARE one way or another. 4 20.00%
If the backfire is a performance enhancement compromise....KEEP IT. 5 25.00%
If the backfire is a performance enhancement compromise....LOSE IT. 6 30.00%
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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 30th, 2006, 2:17 pm Thread Starter
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Release 6.0 Backfire

For those that upgraded their K1200S/R to release 6.0 you may, or may not, have noticed a "backfire" during your riding.

Please express your opinion in this poll.


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 30th, 2006, 6:12 pm
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Not a big fan of the backfire - my Akropovic slip on is loud enough, don't need any extra racket.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2006, 7:08 am
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More of a light popping/burbling, but mine became more noticeable after I put the Laser Hotcam slip on ...on. They say w/my serial number that mine shoulda come with the 6.0 "factory" set. 2t2f

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