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Old 05-30-2010, 02:47 AM   #6
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Location: Athens, Greece
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First of all we all got different ways to handle stuff like what im going through.
Second i wouldnt be going to South America, i need to travel way more in the scandinavien. I like the mentality and it isnt stupid warm.
Third is that i love to wrench and make my own stuff even better.

What it lacks in exciting adventures, im getting that in the green zone Helmand.

Keep it rolling
I would first see what I can do with the existing 950/990 engine before a transplant.
You can easily get 100hp on the back wheel on this engine. There is a member here claiming 130hp on his SE (powercell). I also think that 150bhp is not what this frame, suspension, swingarm etc are made for. Just have a look at how different the swingarms between the 950 and RC8 are.
Anyway, all i am trying to say, is that a pair of FCR carbs plus a well sorted exhaust system and fueling will be more fun, more useful and cheaper than going big.
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