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Old 04-23-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:31 PM   #2
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im by 290/beltway8.. i bought a 2012 r6.. it has an exhaust, and thats about it.. my first bike. and i want to make it faster instead of getting a new one
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Motorcycles Unlimited is where to go, lots of threads already on this topic with the same answers.
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Where are you at/what do you need done?
Go to Motorcycles Unlimited.

Patrick and his team will take care of you and your bike.
Ive been at this for too many years and have never found a better, more reputable shop in the Houston area.
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ahh okay. but im trying to stay under 1k range...
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im by 290/beltway8.. i bought a 2012 r6.. it has an exhaust, and thats about it.. my first bike. and i want to make it faster instead of getting a new one
Go to Motorcycles Unlimited and get your suspension set up properly. It will transform your bike.
In terms of faster, you will gain much more out of getting the suspension setr and learning to ride the bike better.

Not a whole lot to do for speed unless there is some ECU reflash or PC5 mapping to get a few more ponies out of your bike. Maybe change gearing to get better acceleration.

Call Patrick and I am sure that he will make the right recommendations. What Motorcycles Unlimited DOES NOT DO is sell you something just for making a buck. They will sell you whatever you want but be prepared to hear the truth as to whether you need it. That is the difference in the service level at Motorcycles Unlimited. Honesty and integrity.
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Explaining what you want done might help in determining estimated cost. Motorcycles Unlimited is a great shop.
Going to Motorcycles Unlimited does not mean it is going to cost more than 1k.
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thanks for the help.. just wondering how much does it run around to get that suspension set up right.. i heard if i get a power commander itll "unleash" the bike
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switch out the sprockets. Should satisfy your requirments and stay well under your budget.
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ii have heard about changing the sprockets too..
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A pwer commander might give you a small boost it will eat up your budget for very small gains.

Sprocket plus a suspension adjustment should cost less than a few hundred. BTW you can swap out the sprokcets yourself.
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thanks for the help.. just wondering how much does it run around to get that suspension set up right.. i heard if i get a power commander itll "unleash" the bike
Ok, here is the deal.

Suspension: about 30-40 bucks.

A PC5 may unlock a bit a power but with the correct map, it could really improve throttle response and drivability plus a few HP. It will not be other worldly but probably worth the investment to optimize air fuel ratio.

Gearing: Worth doing but since I am not intimately familiar with an R6, you may need to add a Speedo Healer to correct your Speedometer reading as well as correctly read the mileage on your odometer. IF and R6's speed is not read at wheel sensors then you will need to get a Speedohealer installed because you will have an inaccurat MPH reading and accumulate mileage on your odometer falsely.

Lastly, call Motorcycles Unlimited and discuss. All is withing your 1k budget.
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