As long as you have working lights and blinkers, you should be good to go. Even if you need an inspection, the inspectors are not noting fender eliminators per se, just that you have properly working and clearly visible lights and blinkers.
It kept the bike "DOT" approved. You won't get pull over on this. At least in NY. It meets all the requirements. It also allowed me to modify my turn signals.. Here is what it looked like when I replaced them a few years ago. Note I still had the stock tires. But I replaced that after I did the FE. Here:
I had a FE on mine when I bought it. But it still looked bad to me. So I removed everything and made my own brackets for the blinkers. They're just little 'L' brackets that mount where the fender does and the come out at the edge of the undertail. The plate was mounted under the tail, in front of the tire, but high enough to remain visible. Had to fab up a bracket for that too.
Hello all. Over this first summer of riding (don’t worry, my beautiful SV is safe in a heated storage unit for this Midwestern winter) I noticed a good amount of decel popping. It has a Two Brothers exhaust (from two owners ago). I personally find decel popping to be one of the sexiest noises it...
Hi guys. Ive got a copper pointy sporty from 2003.
Bike has been rarely ridden for the last 10 years. I bought it in july last year and done about 3000miles. 8000miles total now. Im in UK.
December 23rd i have left the bike at my workplace warehouse. Everything was working great. I MIGHT have...
This is my first post on this site. My buddy has a 03 SV650 and he told me to give it the once around so i took it for a ride. Instantly i noticed the wine of the fuel pump and then the power cutoff at around 7000rpm. So I guessed either the pump motor was busted or the fuel filters...
I know that from factory most, if not all bike come lean from the showroom. I believe I'm still running rich due to backfire and popping during downshift, but only in 3rd. What can be done or should I just keep it in some more capable hands