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Old 22-09-2008, 23:56
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race tune an FG!!

Daft question.... Has anyone race tuned a VFR750 FG? Thinking about joining our local bike race championship. There's a 'vintage class' that my old dog fits the regulations for. Now, most people think i'm daft but that old bomber of mine can really move when she's pushed hard and i was thinking I wonder how she'd do in a proper race, so that has led to the question(s)....

1. Has anyone race tuned an old FG?
2. How much extra horses will she put out if she's had.. K+N, sprocket change, dyno jet, power commander etc etc?
3. Anyone know where i can buy fancy suspension bits especially for VFR's?
4. Any websites that can find this info at?

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(ps) been doing trackdays on a Kawa ZX7R for a while now, just bought an old CBR600FP and about to track that aswell.

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Old 23-09-2008, 00:05
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2. K+N, sprocket change, dyno jet, power commander
The only one of those which will give you any more power is, possibly a Dyno Jet kit and then, only if you're making significant changes to the exhaust system. A K&N won't give you any more power. A sprocket change will only change the gearing. A Power Commander isn't applicable to your carburetted engine.

If you really want to extract the maximum power from it, contact Tony Scott, renowned tuner of RC30s, and see if he can be persuaded to work his magic on your engine. You might want to find a wealthy sponsor first, however.

Suspension - the usual suspect - Ohlins, setup by MC Technics or some other specialist or have the forks reworked by Maxton and have them supply a shock.
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Having just noticed that you're in Paisley, you might like to begin your quest into race-prepping your VFR at Wee Bob's place up at Knockhill. He used to campaign an NC30 with some success.

http://www.grantracing.co.uk/
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Aye, cheers, a wee phone call tae Grant racing at Knockhill is in order. cheers
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not posted on here in ages but I've just replaced the rear shock and fork springs on my FJ with WP items, no idea if they'd put up with racing but they feel nicer than than the original rear shock and 20k mile old fork oil, perhaps a little unsurprisingly Good luck fettling the FG

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