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07-05-2014 02:51 PM
budoka
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Originally Posted by gibbonater View Post
Welcome

and uh.......03's rule!!
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Originally Posted by wingnutt View Post
Yep, I think the smile per mile factor is unbeatable

Especially on 2003's


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Originally Posted by Luckyadam12 View Post
Now now,...
If madbuyer wasn't on a trip, he would argue the 03's are the fastest...

I for one think mine is.

Welcome to the forum!!!
We are more like a family here, little dysfunctional at times, but none the less family.
Em, what they said...



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Originally Posted by Fuzzuki View Post
If anybody in the GTA wants to buy a nice VTR with engine problems, contact me.

[email protected]
GTA...Toronto?
Not that I would run down there anyway, but just curious. Congrats on the ride!
Oh yeah, no RC/SP/RVT/VTR is a piece of turd, just a lump waiting to be morphed back into it's former grace and beauty.
07-01-2014 03:59 PM
wingnutt Yep, I think the smile per mile factor is unbeatable

Especially on 2003's
06-30-2014 02:52 PM
Fuzzuki OMFG. I just came back from the first ride.
It does everything I ask and puts a big stupid smile on my face.
Like I said, I rode my friends before and had a blast on it.
Now that I am riding my own bike it's a different story.
What a load of fun I just had in the space of 2 hours!!!!!!!!
It's an RZ for big boys.
06-30-2014 02:25 PM
gibbonater Welcome

and uh.......03's rule!!
06-29-2014 06:45 PM
fugginfazt Welcome

And yes '01=best year
06-29-2014 04:56 PM
AimHigh Welcome
06-29-2014 12:46 PM
Duckhunter I agree, Sp1 is the best model... '01 being the better of the two years.


DHC
06-29-2014 12:17 PM
jondog9 Welcome to the forum.

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Originally Posted by gts455 View Post
Good looking bike. Welcome to the forum.

Be careful, there is currently a lot of misinformation being spewed about on this forum. Let me clarify. SP1's are really the best and 2001's are a little better then 2000's, but not by much.
Yes indeed, the SP1's are the special one's for sure, especially the 2000. First year, first RC51!

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Originally Posted by Fuzzuki View Post
That's what I've heard. I have the fastest SP1!!!!
The fastest - Hmmmm... In my best Sean Connery voice - "Schounds like a challenge to me!"

Here's a list of some of the differences between SP1 and SP2, originally posted by UKRC51:

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You might find this interesting:
Part
Difference
Reason for Change

Forks
Lighter Staunchion Tubing, Softer Damping
Stiffer, more compliant

Front Axle
Heavier
Change front/rear weight bias

Front Brake Discs
Thickness increased from 3.5mm to 4.0mm (Rotors Black on SP1 and Gold SP2)
Prevent warping

Front Brake Master Cylinder
19 to 17 mm
Better feel

Front Wheel
5 Spoke
Lighter

Steering Stem
Larger
Stronger

Steering Stem top nut
Increased to 41 mm (previously 32 mm)
Stronger

Frame
Different engine hangers (cast on SP1 and pressed SP2), swingarm pivot
Lighter, Stronger

Throttle Bodies
Increased from 54mm to 62mm
Better throttle response, more top end power

Velocity Stacks
Size Increase
Better throttle response, more top end power

Air Filters
Beneficial restrictor in left filter
Better throttle response, more top end power
filters cleanable

Injectors
New 12 hole design (previously 4 hole)
Better fuel atomization Smoother throttle response

ECU
32-bit CPU (previously 16-bit)
Better throttle response

Cooling System
Fan for each radiator, relocated oil cooler
More efficient cooling system

Seat Undertray
Redesign, ECU location change
Better underseat arrangement

Swingarm
Complete redesign, longer, lighter
Better rear grip and feel

Swingarm Pivot Inserts
different, Larger.

Chain
2 links Longer
Length increased to accommodate longer swingarm

Rear Wheel
5 spoke
Lighter than older 6 spoke

Rear Shock
Relocated resevoir, softer damping
Easier to route exhaust (after market makes), more compliant, lighter.

Windscreen
1.5" Higher
Better wind protection

Exhaust port shape
Now "D" shaped (previousy round)
more efficient

Exhaust Header
re-shaped
More efficient/Lighter/More top-end

Exhaust Cans
Redesign/Lighter
Lighter

Rear Mudflap
Redesign

Clutch
First Friction Disk has larger Diameter, addition of Judder Spring
Better Clutch Action
06-29-2014 11:39 AM
Fuzzuki That's what I've heard. I have the fastest SP1!!!!



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Originally Posted by gts455 View Post
Good looking bike. Welcome to the forum.

Be careful, there is currently a lot of misinformation being spewed about on this forum. Let me clarify. SP1's are really the best and 2001's are a little better then 2000's, but not by much.
06-29-2014 11:00 AM
gts455 Good looking bike. Welcome to the forum.

Be careful, there is currently a lot of misinformation being spewed about on this forum. Let me clarify. SP1's are really the best and 2001's are a little better then 2000's, but not by much.
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