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I picked up the XMT-MOTO Mustache Highway bars for $176 off Amazon and they came in the same TCMT box and wrapping. Almost identical it looks like except the Mustache profile. Same with the bolts and speed of install. I tend to always pop a little blue lock tight on any bolts I pull off and put back on or put on new unless something else is needed. Ever since I almost lost a clutch and footpeg assembly on the highway during a long ride. Good write-up!
 
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