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Old 07-18-2007, 07:24 AM   #1
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i have a yamaha 650 v star.does anyone know if they have a dam govoner on em.need to know.
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Old 07-18-2007, 07:51 AM   #2
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The 1/4 mile time/mph is around 15.24 / 85.8 on the V-Star. That's a full second slower than a 1970 Triumph Bonneville 650. The 650 V-Star maybe has 40 horsepower. So compared to a lot of other bikes it's going to feel like it has a governor.
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:02 AM   #3
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Yes, it's simply not designed with much in the way of guts. I personally don't like the V Star at all - it feels very labored for a small V-twin.
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