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Old 05-08-2007, 12:58 AM   #1
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Hey what's up everyone....ok...When i open the bike up hard in first or second gear...i mean red line it 8 to 10k the bike cuts out like it has a governor on it....i looked to see if it had been derestricted and it looked as if it was...basically what i'm sayin is the bike flattens out at a certain RPM...is this normal for the falco's
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1st, i had certain issue like the one you are talking about...but everyone kept on telling me that the bike rides fine. its jus that i'm expecting more than what it can provide!...So I guess i'm needing more power / or bigger CCs bike!
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Old 05-08-2007, 06:26 AM   #3
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So does it start cutting out at 8k?
Is the bike all stock besides being derestricted?
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I have one on my RC. If you race, it is a must remove. But for street use I leave it as is...
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yeah the bike is basically stock...and it runs good besides when i do get up around 8 to 9k...since i havent ridden the track YET should i just leave it the way it is.
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It could be your secondary throttle valve not opening properly.
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It could be your secondary throttle valve not opening properly.
Uuuhhmm, It doesn't have them.

It sounds as if it may not have been properly derestricted.
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He said 9-10K rpm at first, where does the limiter kick in on these things?
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Just went and found an old dyno test;, looks like it peaks around 9-9500, then drops off pretty steep.

So running it past 10k kinda waste of time anyhow.
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