- Nov 27, 2012
Yes to all except these crap items.Thanks for the ideas everyone! After considering your suggestions, I decided to upgrade my exhaust first of all (I’m going to invest in this bike) to a flexible expansion chamber poo-poo exhaust, which will help a bit since there won’t be as much vibration and I can secure it better. The issue with my current exhaust is that since I’m using a large road/mountain bike, the frame itself is really thick and the bracket won’t fit around it. Also, I found some posts on this forum saying that securing the muffler to the bike isn’t really necessary. All in all, I’ve ordered some high quality m6 bolts (I can tighten better without fear of stripping the head, blue medium strength threadlocker, and a flexible expansion chamber poo-poo exhaust with a gasket (stock one is already worn out!).
Aside from the exhaust, I’m planning to paint the engine and exhaust, upgrade to a racing carburetor, install a boost bottle, use a double pull bike lever for brakes, install a gas line and filter that don’t leak fuel like crazy, re-mount the engine with some 1/8 inch rubber, and install a better throttle grip. Lots of stuff in the bag!
PooPoo pipe id exactly that. A piece of sh*t. Poor performance, restricted flow, and possible heat issues for the engine.
Boost bottle is a total hype gimmick that does nothing but shrink your wallet.
Rubber mount won't last. Will allow for more engine vibration. Metal to metal is best with a steel or aluminum piece of tubing used to isolate pinch points from frame at down tube.
If the race carb is the dellorto clone performance increase is hardly if at all noticeable, But they are less prone to leaking due to sticking floats. If it's the CNS it's a total waste of money.
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