|By Bonerp on Tuesday, September 10, 2002 - 11:24 pm:|
I have finally moved from the dark side (ex - rsv owner)!
Picked up a '51 with 3700 miles for Â£3850. Well pleased. Need a few ideas for mods though....
Do they run rich like the RSV? For example if I get an EVO filter and a set of pipes, will I need a chip?
I'd love the Renes / non air box etc but baby on the way etc, just can't justify spending that cash at the moment. Sorry Jorge, maybe one day!
Any others points/ things to add/change to make the bike better?
|By Nickp on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 - 12:05 am:|
Good choice fella ! Is the extra comfort a God send ?
I reckon your best cheap mods have got to be the 15t sprocket & a 2nd hand Mille shock ( either Ohlins or sachs ). Then keep a look out for some pipes to crank the volume up !!
Make sure you've got some decent rubber on n'all. If it's still got the Z3s on then dump 'em ASAP. Sportecs work a treat and really liven things up, especially with the rear ride height cranked up (mille shock).
Most of all get out 'n ride the bugger
|By Crmc33 on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 - 12:37 am:|
Congrat Bonerp , good one.
If I were you then I would fit the 1)Mille shock, and 2)sprocket or airkit, and thats about all you need to do really.
The MEZ3's respond well to dropping the yokes down to line5 on the forks (with OE rear shock) if indeed these are what's fitted.
IMHO its a bit of a trade off between the airkit and the sprocket. If you get an aikit you wouldnt need the sprocket (or cans) for good performance ...and noise!
Ive gone back from 15/41 to 16/42 now Ive got the airkit and Im really happy with the gearing for most road situations. Either will fit the OE chain.
Whatever you do, just give it some... large!
|By Crmc33 on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 - 01:19 am:|
Oh I forgot,
yes the std chip does run rich as there are race can manufacturers who dont specify a different chip. Shark are one example (which I have). The midrange does seem to improve with a decent chip tho.
Same as the Mille really as its basically the same engine.
|By Daz on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 - 02:16 am:|
Congrats Paul! My carbon can co. cans are still going for £100... email me if you are interested.
|By Racerxlilbro on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 - 07:39 am:|
Save your pennies...the airkit ROCKS!
(bike won't run rich anymore, either!)
|By Bonerp on Saturday, September 14, 2002 - 12:31 am:|
Are they carbon (stupid question from carbon Can company!)
Are they mint (no dings, scratches etc?)
Where you at?
|By Daz on Saturday, September 14, 2002 - 12:38 am:|
No and no. That's why they're 100 quid innit?
I'm in the midlands - Redditch. Off J3 of the M42.
You can see em here
They look quite good in real life - they rise up higher than RSC's / Rene's as seen here:
Email me if you are interested and I'll go and take some snaps of how they look now.
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