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post #411 of 444 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 01:28 PM
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Sounds like it would be easier to get new pilot jets. I've ordered some jets from here before:

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Chief, thanks for the reply. After repeated attempts to clean them, I had the same thought and immediately found jetsrus.com after doing a search. Ordered them and installed last night. Hoping to get the carbs reinstalled so I can fire it up tonight.

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This thread makes me miss my 00 R6 and regret getting rid of it ...

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Alvin was unable to find this thread while at Fren Tubo, so he asked me to mark it so he could show it to them...
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Chief, thanks for the reply. After repeated attempts to clean them, I had the same thought and immediately found jetsrus.com after doing a search. Ordered them and installed last night. Hoping to get the carbs reinstalled so I can fire it up tonight.

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This thread makes me miss my 00 R6 and regret getting rid of it ...
I bet!! This bike is coming back with VENGEANCE!!! I'm lookin for some flat slides if anyone knows of someone with SUDCO's or anything!!!


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Stay tuned cause this thread is being revived. I am keeping the bike, but doing the clutch, tune up, carb clean, etc... But the biggest thing of all is I believe the bike will be fully rebuilt.

PC wheels, new paint scheme, AND the key item, the one I really only care about is the complete 06+ front end that's coming in for the bike. WE're going inverted folks.
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Now that you're way more knowledgeable about suspension and geometry, I have a question:

When switching to the 70 series front, how much should I be lowering the front forks by? Logic tells me 10mm, but I'd like to make sure.


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Now that you're way more knowledgeable about suspension and geometry, I have a question:

When switching to the 70 series front, how much should I be lowering the front forks by? Logic tells me 10mm, but I'd like to make sure.
Why does logic tell you 10mm?

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Why does logic tell you 10mm?
i would assume because he is thinking that profile wise the new tire is lifting the height 10mm?? that said i know nothing about suspension, thats why i hang around chief
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Why does logic tell you 10mm?

As I was typing out a reply to this, I did some more research to make sure I knew what I was talking about.

I always thought the 60 part of 120/60 was the sidewall height in mm. Turns out it is the aspect ratio of the width (60% of 120). Is this right?

If so, then would the calculations be something like this?:
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120 x .7 = 84mm
120 x .6 = 72mm


I understand that it may be slightly different on different brands. I figured I'd ask Chief since he runs Power Pures like I do.

Also I see a how to:
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which states to raise the forks through the triple by 8mm.


I just confuse myself the more research I do on suspension
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for real man just ask chief, be it the tune or the suspension i really dont know i just ride the damn bike as fast as i can till he says otherwise
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