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Old 07-30-2009, 04:54 PM   #1
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i have a 1250 bandit i want more power does anyone have any mod ideas
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Old 07-30-2009, 05:02 PM   #2
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Buy a Hayabusa.
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You want more power than a Bandit 1200?! Where do you live? Texas? I've heard that the stock power of that bike will easily overwhelm the chassis in the twisties.
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Old 07-30-2009, 06:13 PM   #4
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You want more power than a Bandit 1200?! Where do you live? Texas? I've heard that the stock power of that bike will easily overwhelm the chassis in the twisties.
i live in indiana i was beatin by a gsx 1000 in quarter mile but i caught him 2 the line he was 1 second quicker
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Old 07-30-2009, 06:36 PM   #5
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i live in indiana i was beatin by a gsx 1000 in quarter mile but i caught him 2 the line he was 1 second quicker
I second buying a Hayabusa.
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Old 07-30-2009, 07:05 PM   #6
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I second buying a Hayabusa.
"I'm buying a second Hayabusa" there LR, fixed it for you.
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Old 07-30-2009, 07:20 PM   #7
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A GSX-R 1000 was one second quicker than a Bandit 1200 in the quarter mile, and this is a problem how?
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Old 07-30-2009, 07:40 PM   #8
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A GSX-R 1000 was one second quicker than a Bandit 1200 in the quarter mile, and this is a problem how?
'Cuz it's a THOUSAND, DUH! Shouldn't beat a 1250!
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Old 07-31-2009, 06:26 AM   #9
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Buy an aerodynamic helmet, crop the windshield, and lose 20 lbs.

MUCH cheaper than anything you could do to the Bandito, and all will help in the 1/4.
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Old 07-31-2009, 06:40 AM   #10
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A pair of custom ground camshafts would be the best solution aside from buying a ZX-14 or a Speed Triple. The Bandit's cams are ground for a broad spread of power while the GSX's are ground for high end power. Or maybe you can find a turbocharger. You can also significantly reduce your 1/4 mile times by practicing launches.

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