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Turbo R1.. Damn Neat

Discussion in 'Multimedia' at netrider.net.au started by YAMRAJ, Jul 10, 2006.

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  3. Yes

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  1. Watch it here

    Its its an oldie on the forum, bad luck... else enjoy it. :)


     
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  2. Even though there is a turbo kit available specifically designed for my bike I wouldn't buy one mainly because it costs more than my bike did and I'm not sure how well the 15 year old mechanicals would cope with the extra power. I also don't think the increase in power would actually improve the bike, given the addition of turbo lag and loss of power/torque at lower rpm (especially since it doesn't have a lot to begin with).
     
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  3. i just saw this video tonight and posted a topic about it *slaps head* shoulda checked to see if it was already posted. i seen a few turbo bikes on the net and one in melbourne. the one from the ghost rider DVD's is nuts.
     
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  4. yes and I'm stuck in theory at the moment..
     
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  5. i wouldnt even consider turboing a 250 - not going to give you that much more power.
    Couldnt stop laughing though, everytime the guy changed gears bike just went up and down.
     
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  6. Yeah the turbo'd R1 looks to be more flighty then the hyabusa's after strapping a charger to them :shock: Longer wheelbase I spose on those.
     
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  7. The turbo kits I've seen will actually double the power output of a 250 (up to around 80ps) which'd make for a very good power/weight ratio, although the powerband would probably be fairly narrow. Still you could always do what they did with the early 50cc racers and fit a lot of gears. I reckon a turbo 250 with a 15 speed gearbox would be quite fast, it'd just be frighteningly expensive to build.
     
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