Restrictor - what to look for?

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Restrictor - what to look for?

Post by MonkeyBusiness » Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:16 am

As I have only had my new track bike for a few days, I haven't had the opportunity to take it out and get it up to its top speed. I therefore do not know if it is restricted. How do I check / what should I look for? Anyone have any pictures to show me what to look out for?
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Post by masterofinsanity » Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:22 am

Don't forget people there is more to the zxr400 than this forum... check out www.zxrworld.co.uk also.

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Post by MonkeyBusiness » Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:00 pm

Thanks Mate. Will have a look.
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Post by MonkeyBusiness » Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:14 pm

Well, the article on the limiter may have answered the question, as my bike does not have a speedo, only a tacho! Do you think that my bike is 'immune' from this because it has no speedo?
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Post by superman » Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:26 pm

To be honest i would have thought it wouldnt be restricted because the guy who had it before you would have raced it so why would he want it restricted. just food for thought :smt004
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Post by MonkeyBusiness » Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:49 pm

That was my assumption too Superman. Unfortunately, I have been unable to put it to the test. I was just hoping there was a nice, quick way of checking :smt012

I suppose I will just have to wait until next Wednesday, when I take it on the track. My other problem is the track I am going to doesn't have a very long straight, so I may not be able to get up to the 180-200km/h speeds I need for the test :smt017
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Post by RedexRobB » Wed Apr 04, 2007 2:41 pm

how about take it to a nice quiet straight bit of road?

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Post by superman » Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:31 pm

Aint these bikes restricted by the clocks in most cases anyway and because you aint got no clocks you shouldnt have a problem, besides i recon you will have a fun time findin out :smt003
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Post by RedexRobB » Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:53 pm

You could take the clocks off but i do believe theres something in the CDI that kicks in, itll know if its been disconnected or not im sure of that.

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Post by MonkeyBusiness » Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:31 am

Well, I am going to try very hard to find out :smt003
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