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Can anyone tell me what if any upgrades have been made to the 04 bikes since 02?
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Tom,

A bunch. New wheels available. New fuel pump, new rotors, new rear master cylinder and res., new tank mounting to name a few.

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Thanks Tim,
I know they have had a problem with the fuel pumps, but was unaware of any problems with the other things you mentioned. Do you know if they used a fan relay in 02?
 

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Just the most obvious..

Brembo Brakes ('03 and '04 upgrades), Rear axel setup, Larger Radiator, Cast Swing Arm, 1 1/4 inch handle bars (this may have been an '02 upgrade???), new wheel style w/matching (and larger) rotors, 72gmh fuel pump, and (likely) improvements over time in the tranny and converter.

I am sure this is not complete--anyone, feel free to add more or correct any inaccuracies.

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Tom,

Don't know that it was due to problems. I think the evolution in "03 was one of the largest in the past few years. In '04 it seems like they refined them a bit again with larger rotors (again) and other changes to the rear brakes.......

I misread your post and thought you meant changes from '03 to '04......

Like Jon said, since '02 they changed a pile of things, but most of the '02 bikes probably have the upgrades in mechanicals like trans & convertor done.

One thing to remember, if you go to an '03 or newer, they changed the wheels and hubs, so there are fewer spares hanging around to fit them.

Tim
 

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JonUkman said:
Just the most obvious..

Brembo Brakes ('03 and '04 upgrades), Rear axel setup, Larger Radiator, Cast Swing Arm, 1 1/4 inch handle bars (this may have been an '02 upgrade???), new wheel style w/matching (and larger) rotors, 72gmh fuel pump, and (likely) improvements over time in the tranny and converter.

I am sure this is not complete--anyone, feel free to add more or correct any inaccuracies.

Jon Ukman
www.EBossHoss.com
I understand the Brembo brakes were, from the fact, that all new vehicles in Europe had to have the floating rotors as the brembo has.

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Adrian,
I know that the factory is working on a general european license, but this might be only one (welcome) reason, considering the few bikes they sell over here so far. Brembo makes, among many others, the brakes for Porsche and the new Audi A8. Brembo is part of the very small group of the very best brake manufacturers. So it is a good change.
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502WingMan said:
Adrian,
I know that the factory is working on a general european license, but this might be only one (welcome) reason, considering the few bikes they sell over here so far. Brembo makes, among many others, the brakes for Porsche and the new Audi A8. Brembo is part of the very small group of the very best brake manufacturers. So it is a good change.
Peter
Thanks Peter

I heard an add for the Jaguar and they were bragging about the Brembo Brakes.
Small World
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What make is the new 72 gph fuel pump ? Is it a Carter ?
 
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