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Old 11-18-2011, 11:36 AM   #196
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Old 11-18-2011, 02:14 PM   #197
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Ohhh... that looks like pure evilness!

(is that yours?)
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Old 11-18-2011, 05:31 PM   #198
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I wish. Just thought I would post some Mechanical Busa Pron
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Old 11-19-2011, 08:40 AM   #199
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Hey Skowinski. Start at 260 Horse with this kit and build up to 450 horses.
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:23 AM   #200
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You, sir, are a maniac! Ok, so I got the stock 160 hp or so now, and when I pin the throttle through the first 3 gears it's like being launched on a Saturn 5 rocket, the damn thing punches through 100 mph still accelerating HARD. I honestly think 260 hp, you'd probably better be really very damn careful uncorking it, I'm not sure I can imagine that, but 450? That's fookin madness!

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Old 11-19-2011, 04:01 PM   #201
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Its fun to spin the rear tire at 120MPH. That kit is about $5700.00 US.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:25 PM   #202
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You guys dont mind Me posting the Gear head porn (Like the above posts)in here do Ya?
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:20 AM   #203
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Took mine for a spin today. Cold weather makes for good power
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:25 PM   #204
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You guys dont mind Me posting the Gear head porn (Like the above posts)in here do Ya?
Of course not!

Question for you Busa experts. My bike has just turned 10,000 miles. Looks like the manual calls for the first valve check at 15,000 miles. Seems like a LONG time from new. Should I check them now, or ok to wait another 5,000 miles (that'd be next September or so, after the spring/summer rides).
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:19 PM   #205
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Took mine for a spin today. Cold weather makes for good power
Mine is not the Busa, but its brother. I agree about the power, but also the cold asphault make for long power burnouts
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:49 AM   #206
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Greetings to the busa folk!

I just bought a bone stock and mint 05 (what an engine!!!) and I spare a few coins for farkling.
For the time being the question is whether to invest on exhaust or rear suspension.

So, my questions are:
1) How good (or how bad) is the stock shock and what settings would you recommend for a 210 lbs rider for a sporty ride?
2) Would you recommend a 4-1 exhaust, or just dual slipons? Absolute power is not my concern for the time being, I prefer a nice low-midrange without needing to remap at this point.
3) Would you spend your money for exhaust or ohlins? My bike has 25,000 easy miles so probably the shock is not yet due for an overhaul.

Many thanks for your advice!
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:21 PM   #207
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If it were me, and I had money I just had to throw at it, I'd go for suspension upgrades first. I know Qwik will disagree, but I think the damn things have plenty of power.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:42 PM   #208
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Of course not!

Question for you Busa experts. My bike has just turned 10,000 miles. Looks like the manual calls for the first valve check at 15,000 miles. Seems like a LONG time from new. Should I check them now, or ok to wait another 5,000 miles (that'd be next September or so, after the spring/summer rides).
Dont worry about doing it early. Mine at 26K miles are still in spec.
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Greetings to the busa folk!

I just bought a bone stock and mint 05 (what an engine!!!) and I spare a few coins for farkling.
For the time being the question is whether to invest on exhaust or rear suspension.

So, my questions are:
1) How good (or how bad) is the stock shock and what settings would you recommend for a 210 lbs rider for a sporty ride?
2) Would you recommend a 4-1 exhaust, or just dual slipons? Absolute power is not my concern for the time being, I prefer a nice low-midrange without needing to remap at this point.
3) Would you spend your money for exhaust or ohlins? My bike has 25,000 easy miles so probably the shock is not yet due for an overhaul.

Many thanks for your advice!

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If it were me, and I had money I just had to throw at it, I'd go for suspension upgrades first. I know Qwik will disagree, but I think the damn things have plenty of power.
I love More Power but I do agree with you.
1, Stock suspension is good but can always be improved.
2,I have Yoshi RS3 Ti slip-ons on my 99 and love the look and sound of them.
Go wit the Ohlins!
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:27 AM   #209
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Dont worry about doing it early. Mine at 26K miles are still in spec.




I love More Power but I do agree with you.
1, Stock suspension is good but can always be improved.
2,I have Yoshi RS3 Ti slip-ons on my 99 and love the look and sound of them.
Go wit the Ohlins!
Well, I found good second hand deals for both an ohlins rear as well as a pair of RS3, so I'm having them both. Should receive them in a week or so, if all goes well. The shock is for a gen2 but it should be a direct fit.

How do the slipons change the power band? More mid and top and less bottom?
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Old 03-07-2012, 04:54 PM   #210
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I opened up the Airbox with a smallbox mod and that lets it breathe more. So Mine wont match yours (PM Me and I can explain how to do the mod if you like) What do you think of it now that you have had the slip-ons and shock on for a week or two?

I did just go get new plate tags for mine so I am goin Ridin. See Yaaaaaaa
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