21 Years Since I Had That Feeling

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I remember that motor, same as Hapo's Warrior. It was a huge lump, 1670cc of air cooled 1950 technology straight out of a hay baler. Hard to believe a clean sheet 975cc water-cooled won't weigh (a lot) less.
Motor vibration is so bad at 5000 rpm, or so, that my vision blurred.

Not sure if it was from the vibration to my glasses or the fluid in my eyeballs.
 
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I seem to remember a sub 5KRPM redline, the 'race' kit Hapo had raised redline to 5200 maybe?
It was a rude bike to ride around on with that sideburner pipe.:eek:
 
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111hp and 79 ft lb.....reminds me a lot of my '97 TL1000S. But that was 22 years ago...:biggrin1a:

Dyna Jet already has a tuner device and a cat eliminator, which is already inroute The Skunk Werkz.

It is way lean and a bit flat at low end.

Hopefully this will help low end and beyond.

It will still be the slowest of a half dozen , or so nekkid bikes in The Stable, but
could be a fun ride .

The rear tire has only 40 deg of lean angle available, the front tire quite a bit more.

Got " all the tire " on the front and running off the edge on the rear when peg feeler hit.

Rear end stepped out when I was chasing a Duc 1299 Panigale and Aprilia RSV 4 down
The Tight Side of Palomar. The BST conversion to 17 inch will solve that.

 
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I'm surprised Dyno Junk will even sell any kind of tuner in CA after getting their wrists slapped. Especially something that deals with cat removal!
 
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1998, as though it just happened, a postage size picture in Cycle News, with a paragraph saying this is Suzuki's new bike they say it will be the fastest ever. I was at the dealers the next day, a grand down, we'll have it in in April next year you get the third one.
. :eyepopping1a::eek4::idea::idea:
Saw the same ad and did the deposit in November, got early April and ran Carlsbad 1/4.

Knew back in Nov it would be the next generation drag / LSR bike.

My previous ride was a built GS 1150 car tire bike in the mid to late 80's

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CD, you have a chance here to make my budget conscious day.
Is that really a Harbor Freight rear spool stand under the FTR? :D:question2:
Spend less on stand, more on carbon fiber!

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Thats actually pretty good power for the indian out of the box, derestricted and tuned you may see 90ftlbs thats quite strong.
 
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Is that really a Harbor Freight rear spool stand under the FTR? :D:question2:
Spend less on stand, more on carbon fiber!

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Pretty decent stand' actually. Light weight aluminum.

Low lift in that tire is barely off the ground.

That also makes it easier to crank the bike up and the handle doesn't stick out as far which helps in a crowded garage. Have a couple of dozen.
 
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