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Old 12-26-2007, 05:09 PM   #1
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Tire Warmers and Generators

Hi,
I am in the market for a generator and am wondering can you run a set of tire warmers on a honda EU 1000?

Chicken Hawk Warmers
(superbike size 120 190)

Thanks for your time. Oh and I tried a search and came up with nothing.
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:40 PM   #2
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Re: Tire Warmers and Generators

from reading the specs on the HONDA EU 1000, it will be plenty for those warmers
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Old 12-27-2007, 01:19 PM   #3
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Re: Tire Warmers and Generators

check out the yamaha 2400
http://www.hayesequipment.com/yamaha...s/ef2400is.htm
I have used it for a year now and love it. Its very quiet plus you can run other things while warming your tires like a fan or coffee machine.
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:15 PM   #4
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Re: Tire Warmers and Generators

You might need the EU2000i generator since warmers usually use 1200 watts. I got mine for $869/shipped from Big Sky Power in Montana.

For warmers, check the WERA classifieds; thats where I got my Pro Lines from.

BTW, how ya been? I remember you from a Willow trackday back in 06. You had a serious crash but looks like you got some new paint!
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Old 12-29-2007, 09:26 PM   #5
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Hey Arnold.. Doing good man.. Got her all back up and running right. trying to put together a full WERA west season for 2008. My teamate and I got some help from a few sponsors and plan on making the most of it.
So how's that new 1098.. switched over to the twin side eh? man those things are sweet.. lots of fun for sure.
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Old 01-02-2008, 01:41 PM   #6
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Re: Tire Warmers and Generators

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Hi,
I am in the market for a generator and am wondering can you run a set of tire warmers on a honda EU 1000?

Chicken Hawk Warmers
(superbike size 120 190)

Thanks for your time. Oh and I tried a search and came up with nothing.
You don't want to overwork your warmers it may cause them to burn out. You want more then enough juice not too little 1000 max isn't going to cut it. You want the Honda 2000 unit because warmers use 1200 watts.
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Old 01-02-2008, 07:29 PM   #7
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You don't want to overwork your warmers it may cause them to burn out. You want more then enough juice not too little 1000 max isn't going to cut it. You want the Honda 2000 unit because warmers use 1200 watts.
Totally agree with this but also remember the Honda 2000 has an output rating of 1600 and a max (short time frame) of 2000 watts. For the same or less money the Yamaha 2400 has an output rating of 2000 with a max output 2400 and a 10 minute surge of up to 3000watts. I looked at both and the Yamaha won out plus its only 58dbs. I get a lot of people asking me about mine. I think I paid 1075.00 to my door.
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Old 01-06-2008, 09:34 PM   #8
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Re: Tire Warmers and Generators

hey arnold how did you get that? i was just lookin at the big sky power site, and they only offer honda generators, cuz they arent a yamaha dealer...thats a good price...
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Old 01-06-2008, 11:54 PM   #9
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Re: Tire Warmers and Generators

I have bakers covered, but we need a generator to keep 2 bikes going at the same time.

I was thinking of getting a bigger "louder" generator. Does anyone use a non suitcase type generator that can comment?

Honda units that can sustain 2 bikes cost waaay too much! I don't think I can budget one of them for 2008 season.
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Old 08-20-2008, 05:36 PM   #10
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"I was thinking of getting a bigger "louder" generator. Does anyone use a non suitcase type generator that can comment?"

I think I did

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