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Old 09-08-2018, 10:13 PM
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Power commander

I already have a dynojet kit is it worth buying a power commander kit
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Old 09-08-2018, 10:43 PM
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I don't think there is an cost effective advantage of a Power Commander on a carbureted bike as I understand they alter the injection timing.
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Old 09-08-2018, 11:59 PM
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Any other methods of increasing hp for the vtr, I already have exhaust intake and carbs done
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Old 09-09-2018, 08:58 AM
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It appears that the Superhawk is a difficult beast to get much more power out of, cost wise. I have a riding buddy that has Web cams, KW springs, big bore/high comp. pistons, HRC ignition box, air box mods, full exhaust, Etc.. According to the dyno, he gained 12.8 HP! at a cost of over $3k in parts alone, when all was said and done. After switching bikes on a ride, we both preferred my bike. Hawks jetting guidelines, Erik's lightened flywheel, 16/43 gearing, Jaimie's suspension upgrades, SS brake lines, HH pads, etc.. Sure, he has more top end power, but the power is way up there. not really streetable. Now he gets maybe, 90 miles from of his 19 liter tank! It all depends on what you're trying to accomplish.
For me the most noticeable engine mod was the flywheel.
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Old 09-09-2018, 09:22 AM
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Any good site to get a lightened flywheel?
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Old 09-09-2018, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Macisland22 View Post
Any good site to get a lightened flywheel?
I heard some guy on this page does it https://www.superhawkforum.com/forum...htening-31720/


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Old 09-09-2018, 10:20 AM
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I have had the Flow Commander for 7-8 years. I have also had the Dynojet kit and yes the Flow Commander works!
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Old 09-09-2018, 11:32 AM
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As per the 2nd post - best first establish if the desired Power Commander is intended to fit either a VTR1000F Superhawk / Firestorm or VTR1000 SP1 or 2 (RC-51)

https://www.superhawkforum.com/forum...mmander-19679/
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+1 on the flywheel!

Makes a big difference to the power delivery, add a quick turn HRC throttle tube and you'd swear you just got an extra 20 HP for very little outlay .
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Originally Posted by kenmoore View Post
+1 on the flywheel!

Makes a big difference to the power delivery, add a quick turn HRC throttle tube and you'd swear you just got an extra 20 HP for very little outlay .

what this man just said ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Old 09-09-2018, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by thetophatflash View Post
I have had the Flow Commander for 7-8 years. I have also had the Dynojet kit and yes the Flow Commander works!
Im sure it does, but this aint that.

The question he asked was about a "power commander", which is not usable on a VTR1000F
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Macisland22 View Post
I already have a dynojet kit is it worth buying a power commander kit
If you can show me how to put a Power Commander on a Superhawk (and make it do something) you're a better man than I am. A Power Commander is for a fuel injected bike. Your Superhawk has carburetors.

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Old 09-10-2018, 12:27 AM
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The flywheel is the single most noticeably effective performance mod I've done on my SH.
E.Marquez (Erik) do you need an extra flywheel to use as an exchange for customers? I have on I'll donate. Free.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:23 AM
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Originally Posted by CaryDG View Post
The flywheel is the single most noticeably effective performance mod I've done on my SH.
E.Marquez (Erik) do you need an extra flywheel to use as an exchange for customers? I have on I'll donate. Free.
You bet, wont even charge anyone for it...lol
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Old 09-10-2018, 09:37 AM
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I'll get it out this week.
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