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Unread 02-07-2012, 10:57 AM   #1
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This might be a little late. I just bought a new Akra full system (racing line) I was told the longer can had lots more torque and is better suited for the track. After reading on Akra's site I notice the shorty can (racing 2 line) is recommend for track duty only not for street use. Was curious if anyone had experience with either system. I didnt want to pay for this system to find out I bought basically a regular street exhaust system.

The #s listed for the Racing2 line (shorty) I think are for a 750 not a 600.

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Unread 02-07-2012, 11:16 AM   #2
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nevermind i compared Akras notes. looks like shorty can weighs less obviously and the long can puts a tad more power down.. I guess I would think a track only oriented system would make more power...looks like just more noise
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The Akra shorty was the best exhaust system ever made for the 07 GSXR600. You got ripped off
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I dont know what you are saying because I only speak USAn'

Please restate using simple terms my small mind can pick up on.
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Unread 02-07-2012, 11:44 AM   #5
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Oh I should probably lose my accent and talk through my nose..

LOL The shorty does look good but Im still "old" skool. You know what Im talking about Chris "OLD" haha
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Chris is like 50 now. Ignore him....

Get what you think looks good, ignore the numbers. Those HP numbers mean nothing for what you are talking about.

Either way, after mods, you'll need an ECU thingamabob and a tune to make things look anything near what you see online.
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The bike is already set up except for the retune.

IDK how you think those #s mean nothing for what Im talking about this is a track only bike so some HP #s whereever I can find them mean a couple things.
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Do they?
So your bike with (just pulling random numbers) 100 HP will make you faster than another person on another bike with 95 HP?

How do you figure?

Are you racing or doing track days?
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In that light it makes a little sense. But since I Track day at my limit a few more ponies will make a diff on my time.

I have been around the bike galaxy for a while and the last thing I do is win trackdays. But man do I look good going by!
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Well keep th elightswitch on buddy!

If you are at your limit at your pace, HP is NOT what you need, time is. I know you wont listen to me, or Chris, or Ollie, or ARK, or etc. right now, but try.

Those couple HPs wont do anything for you right now. Once you start getting into the LOW 20s at Grattan for example or 00s at Beaver for example, you will then need HPs to keep up with those guys.

But first, you need to learn. Your bike is WAY better than what most can handle (including yours truly). Stock, you can run mid 20's easy.

I typically refer to Grattan because most on here are from MI and frequent Grattan...

EDIT: Stock referring to power. Always learn with a good suspension!!
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