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Old 11-18-2012, 06:53 AM   #41
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

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-adjust the suspension for my fat ass
-rebuild the engine&add my big ass...
I know how you feel mate...
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:08 AM   #42
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Hey wait a minute...
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:28 AM   #43
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Lowering it so your stubby legs can touch dosnt count as "adjusting for weight"

And how do you bring the bars closer so you can reach with the T-rex arms?
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:32 AM   #44
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:37 AM   #45
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:46 AM   #46
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:16 AM   #47
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

R1 throttle mod with my bikes current setup cheap, cost was $14 or so to my door and the throttle is so sensitive now. No need to grap a handful of throttle.

And that valve stem mod is awesome groundhogday.

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Old 11-18-2012, 10:46 AM   #48
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Hmmm, probably the R1 throttle tube and blue wheel tape.
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:29 AM   #49
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Do you have good quality gear?

Probably the best bang-for-the-buck performance mod is a -1 front sprocket.

If nothing else, just go here, pick your bike on the menu and start looking....
http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/StoreFront.bok
+1000... best bang for the buck...
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:34 AM   #50
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Angled valve stems.. I hate burning myself on hot front rotors.
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:45 AM   #51
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Angled valve stems.. I hate burning myself on hot front rotors.
Hey never thought of that. The straight ones are a pain to get too sometimes when checking pressure or adding air.
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:02 PM   #52
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Have a few that I do,very simple but effective.
- a nice set of Michelin Power Ones
- one tooth down on the front sprocket
-adjust clutch/brake levers on clip ons up/down for a better feel
-paint the silver footpeg/passenger footpeg assemblys black to match the frame
-adjust the suspension for my fat ass
-rebuild the engine&add a big ass turbo


how did you paint the pegs?

hahaha how much do you weigh?
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:05 PM   #53
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

my votes for the frame sliders and definitely gonna look into the angled vs
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:30 PM   #54
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Hey never thought of that. The straight ones are a pain to get too sometimes when checking pressure or adding air.

As cheap as they are...I only wished I had done it sooner.. Plus they look trick.
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:39 PM   #55
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Hey never thought of that. The straight ones are a pain to get too sometimes when checking pressure or adding air.
your vertical valve stem's spring will also not hold air as well over 140 either. the centrifugal force is simply too much. definitely worth $20.
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:19 PM   #56
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-rebuild the engine&add a big ass turbo
inexpensive

Do you have a build thread for this? Sounds awesome!
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:49 PM   #57
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inexpensive

Do you have a build thread for this? Sounds awesome!
Ya know,I really wanted to do a build thread as a few of the guys asked me to do one but for whatever reason I never did. There are a few threads in the 05/06 forum if you search back into May/June of this year with pictures&some specs.

Im in the process of a full turbo build on my '00 Busa and I will be doing a thread on that;Ive been taking pics since yanking the engine and once I get everything bolted up I will post
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Old 11-18-2012, 03:39 PM   #58
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Newb question don't flame me lol what exactly does te -1 front sprocket do? My friends were talking about this and they described it as similar to changing gearing on a car, better acceleration?
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:02 PM   #59
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Yes.. That is what it does.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:46 PM   #60
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Re: Your favorite inexpensive mod for your bike?

Id say adjusting the stock suspension was the best/cheapest mod for me.
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