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Re: Subject: ** 2002 R1150RT -- List of recommended mods **
- Subject: Re: Subject: ** 2002 R1150RT -- List of recommended mods **
- From: Robert Silas <robert.silas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 12:16:18 -0500
Steve and David,
My '94 RS has 85,000 miles (= 135,000 km) on the same original shocks. None
of them leaks and wear is not visible. It is possible that the springs are a
bit compressed, but I am short and shorter springs is not a bad thing.
Is that worth the expense??????
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From: "Davis Eichelberger" <davis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 11:08 PM
Subject: RE: Subject: ** 2002 R1150RT -- List of recommended mods **
> > The only other change I would make is change the tubes from
> > the airbox to the
> > throttle bodies with ones from an R1100GS. This bolsters
> > torque from idle to
> > 4,000rpms.you will lose 2hp above 7,000rpm.
> > Steve Szelestey
> While that is/was a common modification for the R1100RS and RT, the 1150's
> benefit from the change the way the 1100's did. Same with the suspension.
> R1150's stockers are much better than the 1100's and it will probably be a
> more than 9k before you'll notice a vast improvement from aftermarket
> an 1150.
> Davis Eichelberger
> SW Virginia
> '96 R1100RT