The Orange Beast is gone

David Beard davidebeard at
Sat Jul 5 19:55:54 PDT 2008

The ZX12 in Ohio I've been looking at dyno'd at 179 rwhp with a 4-2-1 
pipe and Power Commander EFI. I'm figuring a shot of nitrous ought to 
get it up to where I'd like it. =-O

Dave B

1KPerDay wrote:
> Wow... didn't see that coming.
> ZX-12, huh? Cool bike to be sure, particularly the late model (I like
> the black one with gold wheels) but you probably know the valvetrain
> is like the ZX-9R, that is, you have to remove the cams to swap shims.
> The ZZR-1200 has the same valvetrain as the GPz. But it only has about
> 145 RWHP compared to the ZX-12's 160ish, so it probably isn't fast
> enough for you. ;) :D
> Actually I'm sure the ZX handles better than the ZZR stock... I think
> the 04 or something ZX got radial brakes to go with the USD forks and
> stuff.
> On 7/5/08, David Beard <davidebeard at> wrote:
>> Well, I'm afraid I went and sold the Orange Beas2t.

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