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  • So should I buy a new disk and pads?
  • What are peoples preferences for manufacturer and type?
  • Braided hose really worth the cost over the OEM if it is in good condition?
Paul

Hi,

I read on an other forum that EBC HH sintered brake pads normally used for the GPZ500 bring a great improvement. Here is the link to the original text [L] Bike Chat Forums : KLE 500 Review [/L]. They also mention the steel braided hoses.

If you achieve any improvement with the front brake, let me know please. I recently bought a 2001 KLe, and I found breaking very weak. I'm also riding a 650 Pegaso, and the difference is simply too much for two bikes in the same category, having almost the same weight...
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Tested the fuel range over the last two tanks before I hit reserve. With my backlane hooning around I hit it at 140-160 miles now.

Must be better than it was originally but I am not sure exactly what the std range is?

Paul

PS- Botika thanks for the HH info
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