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Not an owner, but considering it.

I wanted a Z125 but then all the online Motorcycle sites said the U.S. wasn't getting them this year so I bought a 2015 Grom last December.

Invested $2,000 into mods that I'd never get back out of it if I traded it in so it's a keeper. Trying to find a way to have both the Grom AND a Z125!
 

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Welcome to the forum! Keep the Grom, buy the Z125 and don't mod it yet until you have more funds? Only way I can think. :grin2:

Wish Kawasaki announced this earlier so people wouldn't have moved on to the Grom.
 

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Welcome to the forum! Keep the Grom, buy the Z125 and don't mod it yet until you have more funds? Only way I can think. :grin2:

Wish Kawasaki announced this earlier so people wouldn't have moved on to the Grom.
That could work, as long as I don't make that First Mod. Make the first one and I can't stop. :wink2:
 

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Both bikes are a great time. Just save up so you can get the Z125 next and in the meantime you can hang out on the forum.
 

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Are your Grom aftermarket parts transferable? Maybe move them onto the Z125.
Some of the more generic parts would transfer, like tires, bars, barends, grips, but not much else.

I like the Grom too much to not keep it just the way it is, though.

I was planning on doing a Ruckus Build this coming Fall and Winter. Might have to reconsider...
 

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The Grom is cool, but I don't think it's strength is it being stock. Being so cheap, the Grom is just begging to be modded.
 

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The Grom is cool, but I don't think it's strength is it being stock. Being so cheap, the Grom is just begging to be modded.
Well that's sort of it's whole purpose, it's an entry-level bike that just meets the needs of the market but also is a great platform for those looking to modify it for more.
 

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We are Grom fans and may have a Z125 and Grom at home very soon. I just placed my deposit on a Z125 and my son who rode a Ruckus for a couple years is now looking into a Grom since the prices for them are finally dropping a bit in our area.

Hopefully you can get it sorted out as a trade would probably hurt based on those mods... in any case the Grom is awesome!!!
 

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Any pictures of your modded Grom ?? :D

Once you start on mods, it never stops, it's addicting!

Definitely keep the grom and save up for the z125!!
 

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I can't wait to see them!

What mods did you add on?
Just a few....

Sport Bike Lites Dual Bar 24 LED Headlight
Tanaka Trading under-braced Swingarm
Racing Boy Rear Shock with pre-load and rebound adjustments
Brock’s Performance Air Intake
EJK Fuel Controller/Tuner
Nology Spark Plug Wire with Internal Capacitor
Beams EVO Slip-on Exhaust
Petex Belly Pan
Hard Racing Engine Brace (ordered)
Front and rear Wave Brake Discs
Pirelli Diablo Tires
LOK Stunt Pegs (used as axle sliders, front and rear)
Sequential LED Integrated Tail Light
Rear Splash Guard
Stainless Braided Brake Hoses (Front & Rear)
Fork Brace
Billet Fender Eliminator
Clutch Case Protector Cover
Adjustable Billet CNC Handlebars
Rizoma Radial Mirrors
Alloy Fender and Headlight mounting bolts/caps
MNNTHBX Filler Plate
Luimoto Semi-custom Seat Cover
Alloy Foot Pegs
Screen mesh Side Vents
New Fairing Graphics & 125RR Stickers
Carbon look Front Fender
Gauge Visor
Moto Inkz Wheel Graphics
Fork Caps
Rear Grab Rails
Hybrid Rear Sprocket (alloy inner/steel outer teeth)
Adjustable Levers
Gel Grips
Front and rear Sintered Brake Pads
Front Beak (made for a Honda PCX150, slightly modified to fit Grom)
Sidestand Enlarger
FIAMM Low Tone Horn
LED License Plate Light
Alloy Tappet Covers
Alloy Cam Cover
Alloy Key Box Cover
Alloy Front Brake Hose Guide/Holder
Alloy Front Sprocket Cover
Tank Pad
Front Flush Mount LED Signals
Hard Racing Shift Shaft Guide/Brace
Alloy Side Caps
LED flasher relay (adjustable)
 

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****...

Just a few....

Sport Bike Lites Dual Bar 24 LED Headlight
Tanaka Trading under-braced Swingarm
Racing Boy Rear Shock with pre-load and rebound adjustments
Brock’s Performance Air Intake
EJK Fuel Controller/Tuner
Nology Spark Plug Wire with Internal Capacitor
Beams EVO Slip-on Exhaust
Petex Belly Pan
Hard Racing Engine Brace (ordered)
Front and rear Wave Brake Discs
Pirelli Diablo Tires
LOK Stunt Pegs (used as axle sliders, front and rear)
Sequential LED Integrated Tail Light
Rear Splash Guard
Stainless Braided Brake Hoses (Front & Rear)
Fork Brace
Billet Fender Eliminator
Clutch Case Protector Cover
Adjustable Billet CNC Handlebars
Rizoma Radial Mirrors
Alloy Fender and Headlight mounting bolts/caps
MNNTHBX Filler Plate
Luimoto Semi-custom Seat Cover
Alloy Foot Pegs
Screen mesh Side Vents
New Fairing Graphics & 125RR Stickers
Carbon look Front Fender
Gauge Visor
Moto Inkz Wheel Graphics
Fork Caps
Rear Grab Rails
Hybrid Rear Sprocket (alloy inner/steel outer teeth)
Adjustable Levers
Gel Grips
Front and rear Sintered Brake Pads
Front Beak (made for a Honda PCX150, slightly modified to fit Grom)
Sidestand Enlarger
FIAMM Low Tone Horn
LED License Plate Light
Alloy Tappet Covers
Alloy Cam Cover
Alloy Key Box Cover
Alloy Front Brake Hose Guide/Holder
Alloy Front Sprocket Cover
Tank Pad
Front Flush Mount LED Signals
Hard Racing Shift Shaft Guide/Brace
Alloy Side Caps
LED flasher relay (adjustable)
WOW, did you ordered all that already or thinking to???

All of that sounds like one sickkkkk bike. Hope you'll post a picture when on the progress! :grin2:
 

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That is indeed a long list of parts.

One thing you might want to list with that which some people will be interested in is pricing, since it is after all the next biggest question and thought people have when looking for parts.
 

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WOW, did you ordered all that already or thinking to???

All of that sounds like one sickkkkk bike. Hope you'll post a picture when on the progress! :grin2:
It's all on the bike already except for the Fuel Controller. I want to get a good performance baseline before I install that so I can tell how much of difference it makes.
 

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That is indeed a long list of parts.

One thing you might want to list with that which some people will be interested in is pricing, since it is after all the next biggest question and thought people have when looking for parts.
Here's the list with pricing (some were shipped free, some not) and sources purchased from....NOTE: prices should be similar for the Z125

Total spent is right around $2,800, then I sold new takeoff parts from the Grom for about $850.00, so final total around $2,000.00

Sport Bike Lites Dual Bar 24 LED Headlight $256.00/eBay
Tanaka Trading under-braced Swingarm $239.00/Webike
Racing Boy Rear Shock $184.00/eBay
Brock’s Performance Air Intake $160.00/Brock’s Performance
Beams EVO Slip-on $178.00/Webike
Petex Belly Pan $142.00/eBay (Petex-Shop)
Front and rear Brake Discs $177.00/Webike
Pirelli Diablo Tires $107.00/pair/Motorcycle Superstore
LOK Stunt Pegs (used as axle sliders, front/rear) $90.00 /eBay
Sequential LED Integrated Tail Light $85.00/eBay
Rear Splash Guard $85.00/Motobot-racing.com
Stainless braided Brake Hoses (Fr. & Rr.) $82.00/eBay (WezMoto)
Fork Brace $72.00/MNNTHBX.com
Billet Fender Eliminator $42.00/Webike
Clutch Case Cover $32.00/Motokit.com
Adjustable CNC Handlebars $100.00/Mojo-customs.com
Rizoma Radial Mirrors $60.00/eBay (open box item)
Alloy Fender and Headlight mounting bolts/caps $30.00/eBay
MNNTHBX Filler Plate $70.00/MNNTHBX
Luimoto Semi-custom Seat Cover $115.00/Luimoto.com
Alloy Foot Pegs $40.00/eBay
Screen mesh Side Vents $30.00/eBay
New Fairing Graphics & 125RR Stickers $39.00/Webike & eBay
Carbon look Front Fender $34.00/Webike
Gauge Visor $25.00/Webike
Moto Inkz Wheel Graphics $35.00/MotoInkz.com
Fork Caps $25.00/MSX125accessories.com
Rear Grab Rails $24.00/MSX125accessories.com
Hybrid Rear Sprocket (alloy inner/steel outer teeth)
$34.00/Webike
Adjustable Levers $24.00/eBay
Gel Grips $10.00/eBay
Front and rear Sintered Brake Pads $35.00/Webike
Front Beak (for Honda PCX150, modified 4 Grom)
$24.00/aliexpress.com
Sidestand Enlarger $12.00/eBay
FIAMM Low Tone Horn $13.00/eBay
LED License Plate Light $12.00/HardRacing.com
Alloy Tappet Covers $22.00/Webike
Alloy Cam Cover $20.00/Webike
Alloy Key Box Cover $9.00/Webike
Alloy Front Brake Hose Guide/Holder $12.00/Webike
Alloy Front Sprocket Cover $23.00/MSX125accessories.com
Tank Pad $7.00/eBay
Front Flush Mount LED Signals $15.00/HardRacing.com
Hard Racing Shift Shaft Guide/Brace $50.00/HardRacing.com
Alloy Side Caps $13.00/eBay
LED flasher relay (adjustable) $12.00/HardRacing.com
 

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Any pictures of your modded Grom ?? :D

Once you start on mods, it never stops, it's addicting!

Definitely keep the grom and save up for the z125!!
Here are my Grom photos. Getting ready to snow here, so I couldn't ride it somewhere with a better background....Later.

Grom.1.jpg

Grom.2.jpg

Grom.6.jpg

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The LED headlights, do both of them turn on at the same time? Seems like you could blind oncoming traffic with both of them on.

But holy cow your Grom looks like a beast! Anticipating what your Z125 is going to look like.
 

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The LED headlights, do both of them turn on at the same time? Seems like you could blind oncoming traffic with both of them on.

But holy cow your Grom looks like a beast! Anticipating what your Z125 is going to look like.
Lower bar only is on as low beam, Upper bar comes on as well for high beam.

They're definitely BRIGHT and I had to aim them very carefully so I don't blind oncoming traffic. :surprise:
 
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