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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-07-2006, 11:48 PM Thread Starter
 
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Building a turbo

Dear Friends,
Though it has been many months since I have been on, I have dearly missed you all!

None the less down to business.

I own a '05 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.

I am very interested in going a speed of 200 mph before my twentieth birthday, "promise this is going somewhere". My current speed is 179 stock. BUT, I am considering custom building a turbo, now with doing that I will also change out the exhaust, here are my questions:

1) Will I need the ECM remapped due to air: fuel ratio?
2) What size turbo do you think I should use?
3) Holy crap what am I getting into?!?!

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Bill

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-08-2006, 12:18 AM
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You need a bigger bike for that death wish.

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http://www.sportrider.com/bikes/146_perf_nums/

I think you are a little further from 200 than you think.

If you really HAVE TO, a used Busa with a nitrous or turbo is probably the cheapest easiest way.

Just don't do it on the freeway.
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Bandit you're right... If the speedo says 179...you probably only doing like low 160's. Speedo healer would fix that.

But if all you want is top end... try doing a +2 in the front and -4 in the rear... that should significantly kill the off line power and give you crap loads more up top!




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I still don't think that would be enough to get it up there.

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So put a -10 on the rear.... you know what I mean... it isn't worth putting a turbo on it just for that reason... or for about any other reason... its a 600! Save the liter bikes and the busa/zx14's for the turbos!




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So put a -10 on the rear.... you know what I mean... it isn't worth putting a turbo on it just for that reason... or for about any other reason... its a 600! Save the liter bikes and the busa/zx14's for the turbos!
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Save the liter bikes and the busa/zx14's for the turbos!

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Funny thing, I've seen 135-140 on my speedo(10% high) and that wasn't the problem. Slowing to about 70 and feeling like you could get off and run beside it was! Call it speed blind or whatever but eventually it will bite you. I like the tight turns at 30 mph alot more than a 100 mph sweeper. More technique involved and alot less drama if you're wrong. I guess I'm getting old but big top end just doesn't do it for me. Getting a 180 uphill off camber corner just right and coming out of it with the throttle pinned(got to breathe for a second) is much more fun and alot safer. Good luck on the 200 mph run. Hope you can tell us about it.
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Dear Friends,
I've looked more into what it is going to take for me to do this, I now I've done more research I am begining to think it just isn't worth the money/effort. I want to thank yall for your input.

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Yeah... if you want that speed I suggest a larger bore bike!




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Dear Friends,
I've looked more into what it is going to take for me to do this, I now I've done more research I am begining to think it just isn't worth the money/effort. I want to thank yall for your input.

Thanks,
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u got your speedo to read 179mph on a 6R?

so far the highest I could get my 05 gsxr600 to read was 162mph and very slowly climbing...no way it was going over 170mph though,

your speedo must be off by ALOT!
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Maybe he has already did sprockets....




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