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I'd be careful with rotors like that if you ride hard at all. I use lightweight rotors on my dragbike that probably have more surface area than those do and they do not stop real well compared to the stock hardware. Heres what i run, and the stock parts stopped MUCH better. Heres a pic of mine, they are 10" rotors

 

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I've still got to install the rear floating cast iron beauty that I got from Braketech. That said, I've seen, handled, fondled and admired the rotor in the ad. Gotta admit - its nicely done. Being that the logo is cut and not ground, it won't go away.

The wavey stuff (Braking et al) ain't my cup of tea, but just my thumbs up on the rotor NOT being a junker, construction-wise, which you can't tell just from the pic (unfortunately).
 

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something else that I found out about quite by accident... the new-gen stuff uses smaller rear rotors than the `90-`92 did... they will bolt right up, but the rotor is too small in diameter to hit all the way across the brake-pad. It only extends about halfway into the caliper. The first-gen bikes used the smaller rotor too, that's why that ebay ad lists the `86-88 ...also, the `90-`92 was a 5.5mm min thickness, and the new stuff is 4.5mm min thickness.

...just so ya know.

you can save a fair amount of weight just by going to the smaller rotor whether it has "GSXR" carved into it or not.
 

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Thanks all!!!! I forgot about the disc size(dia). Too bad, it looks cool but I also like my brakes too. Anyways, I'd hate to stop at a light and see a power ranger on a new gixxer with the same disc, I'd have to do something stupid to prove mine is better.

 

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That rotor is actually from schnitz, when i ordered it it was supposed to be a Koenig. I was not really pleased that i paid for a koenig and got one with "schnitz" engraved on it instead. I have 10" Koenig's on my other bike front and rear, the GSXR has schnitzs front and rear. The Koenig has bigger holes but for some mysterious reason stops better then the other rotors??? The koenig has a nice smooth finish on the rotor wear surface after i they brokr in, the schnitz "as you can see" has a very rough wear surface after it broke in. My advice if going for lightweight brake rotors, buy Koenig
 

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The reason I asked is because the mounting portion of your rotor assembly looks identical to mine, but I couldn't make out the engraving. I figured I could get these from "schnitz", but when I checked their website I couldn't find Koeing anywhere. For that matter I have searched the whole www and have been able to fine them. Did you ask "schnitz" what the deal was?


Yo, post full pics of both your bikes when you get a chance.....



How many teeth on the "sproket specialist" sproket?

[ 12-17-2002, 09:39 AM: Message edited by: ampdog ]
 

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Originally posted by ampdog:
The reason I asked is because the mounting portion of your rotor assembly looks identical to mine, but I couldn't make out the engraving. I figured I could get these from "schnitz", but when I checked their website I couldn't find Koeing anywhere. For that matter I have searched the whole www and have been able to fine them. Did you ask "schnitz" what the deal was?


Yo, post full pics of both your bikes when you get a chance.....



How many teeth on the "sproket specialist" sproket?
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Well today is your lucky day, i know where most of the stuff on the web is!!!!

Koenig rotor parts from Koenig:

http://www.koenigeng.com/brakes.htm

10" rotor schnitz style:

http://secure.cartsvr.net/catalogs/catalog.asp?category=19584&prodid=328649

Pingle used to carry Koenig also, buying direct from Koenig could be pricey?? Schnitz still has them to my knowledge, like i said i like genuine Koenig instead, my guess is Schnitz figured they would make there own and pocket more $$$ by cutting out Koenig?

Sprocket on the Gixxer is a 54 tooth rear, good for 155 in the 1/4, i love sprocket specialists!

Pics of my bikes are at:

http://home.earthlink.net/~redlineracing/

Hit the stuff link at the bottom, and the super comp for sale link for the gixxer.

Let me know if i can help with any other info.
 

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Yes! Thanks for the links!
I'm running a 48 tooth sproket specialist, I have to remain streetable. It is sweet.

I do believe thats the first RF900 I have seen on the track. Nice!

[ 12-17-2002, 12:18 PM: Message edited by: ampdog ]
 

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Theres not many RF's around for sure, Al Pappito in Florida was the first i saw, and at Prostar races i see maybe 2 or 3 out of all the bikes there. Got any pics or info on your bike? I'm building this prostreeter and need to find out how much gear will be tolerable on the street and like checking out other street strip setups! With my current gearing, 70mph will be like 6000-7000rpm in 5th YIKES
 

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Originally posted by gsxr12161216:
Got any pics or info on your bike? I'm building this prostreeter and need to find out how much gear will be tolerable on the street and like checking out other street strip setups! With my current gearing, 70mph will be like 6000-7000rpm in 5th YIKES
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Believe it or not these are the only 2 pics I have. The bike never seems to stay together for very long
Then I get some spare time and instead of riding I add new stuff. I have promised myself the spring of 2003 will be different.


Here is the list:
Complete engine rebuild (not even 100 miles on it)
1216 bore kit
40mm Mukuni Flat slides (push / pull throttle)
Yosh R&D exhaust
Stage 3 Jet
Dyna 2000 ignition and Coils (installed next week)
Stock to +4 adjustable swingarm by MaxV
RC Component "Stealth" 2 piece Racing Wheel's (18x6 rear)
PM caliper in front, stock in rear
Koenig front rotor, RC rear rotor
Sproket Specialist rear sproket
Stock front sproket (TBD)
Fox Racing Shock (installed after this pic)
Carbon Fiber hand controls (installed after this pic)

Even at +4 the bike handles good in the curves. Got to be careful with the throttle cause it will walk if you give too much gas. The carbs were the big addition in my opinion, the difference in response after they were installed was huge
. Hopefully I will get over to Buds creek this year, atleast once.


[ 12-26-2002, 10:11 AM: Message edited by: ampdog ]
 

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amp, that bike looks great, gotta love those RC Comp stealth wheels!!!! Any ET's for it? you did some nice work, just ride it!!!!!!
 
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