All that for 3 HP?

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Tue Jun 24 15:04:56 PDT 2008

Actually the midrange is what is important on SVs

On Jun 24, 2008, at 1:33 PM, Armen Amirian wrote:

> Read the list of parts and fondling to get 65 HP. Gotta say I'm 
> underwhelmed. I have a totally stock pipe, K+N A/F, stock carbs with 
> needles shimmed and mixture screws turned out, 520 chain conversion 
> and -1 on the rear gearing. At Pocono last year it put out 62+ HP on 
> the local guys dyno who seemed to know what he was doing.
> Lots less money and twiddling and I don't piss off the neighbors.
> Perfectly linear HP/torque curve and dead straight fuel curve. Did a 
> track day at Loudon a few weeks ago and the bike was flawless. Pulls 
> from 3-10.5K very cleanly.
> Sorry if I am underwhelmed.
> Oh, and did I mention 50 MPG with me and the goil and two 28 liter 
> Givi saddlebags, and the 35 liter top box, doing a steady 75 mph?

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