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Old 2nd December 2008, 17:36   #16
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My RD was a 2x1 set up when I got it. It sounds nice & moves decent. But in reality it was robbing it off power. So if you get a chance to change it, I suggest you do. Plus, twin exhaust always looked better too.

As for the parts etc, you get everything nowdays, but only if you look in the right places.

Congrats.
Yes I will change it but after few months...
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Old 2nd December 2008, 17:36   #17
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Have been trying to look all over the photos for the YPVS sticker. If it is not indeed a YPVS job, who did the 2-1 exhaust work for you? Or was it already done...

Like all the others I would suggest you switch back to stock exhausts.

Better still, get better air filters and larger carb jets and calibrated exhausts and the bike will go faster.

And is the CDi from Ron Chinoy? Coz if not I would suggest you switch back to points.

Ride hard and keep rocking.
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Old 3rd December 2008, 08:12   #18
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Nice bike. How much did you get this one for?

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Thanks Jonny.. I have a mechanic who is a RD specialist and has spares
Seeing the bike makes me think that your mech is Jatin / Yatin Bhapkar?
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Old 3rd December 2008, 18:22   #19
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Nice bike. How much did you get this one for?



Seeing the bike makes me think that your mech is Jatin / Yatin Bhapkar?
Yes Jatin... Why???? Is he not good in or ????
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Yes Jatin... Why???? Is he not good in or ????
He has lot of fan fare amonst RD users in Pune. He needs to get better if he wants to be respected in my opinion.

Just merging two exhaust ports with down pipes of different length and welding them onto an ugly end can picked up for Rs. 300/- from nana peth doesn't constitute for a well designed exhaust. If I were you I would revert the handle bar and the exhaust to the original spec.

Coming to the handle bar, your clutch, accelerator cables are of fixed length made in view of the stock handle bar position. Adding a low rider / cafe racer handle bar doesn't offer better control on the bike plus strains your cable going close to your bikes t-joint. I would choose the stock handle bar position for better control on an RD.

These are standard looks of any bike coming out of Mr. Jatin's garage. I wouldn't subject a legend like an RD to his brutality.
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Adding a low rider / cafe racer handle bar doesn't offer better control on the bike plus strains your cable going close to your bikes t-joint. I would choose the stock handle bar position for better control on an RD.
Moralfibre is right, the cables need to be shorter but not always necessarily. Yes, due to extra strain on the cable, we've had 9-10 clutch cable snaps and two accelerator cable snaps. Its almost been 10 months since any cable snapped last. Its the way you install it and the type of cable you use. The RD350 doesn't have the headlight dome, so the wires are a bit more free and don't need to go through specific holes like the Bullet headlight console. Retain the handlebar if you are comfortable with the footpeg position (highly unlikely that you are comfortable). Try getting some nice rearsets, if you don't want to built them by yourself, try the R15 ones.

I've used fork mounted clip on bars on the YCR and stock cables. Works well without any hindrance.

About the exhaust, please change them asap or get better ones. Stock looks great, or try getting well made chambers.
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Yes, due to extra strain on the cable, we've had 9-10 clutch cable snaps and two accelerator cable snaps. Its almost been 10 months since any cable snapped last. Its the way you install it and the type of cable you use.
Just wanted to point out that on my thunderbird with the stock handlebar and stock cable position, my cluth cable snaps regularly. I think it has more to do with the quality (mentioned it when I read about cable snaps on ur bullet).
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congrats vinjaram, as suggested by many, get the stock barrels back on & the handle bar too. I like this colour.
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Congratulations vinjaram! Enjoy and ride safe.
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He has lot of fan fare amonst RD users in Pune. He needs to get better if he wants to be respected in my opinion.
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These are standard looks of any bike coming out of Mr. Jatin's garage. I wouldn't subject a legend like an RD to his brutality.
Will get the stock standard handle bar and exhaust fixed but let me get tired of these 1st..!!!
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Just wanted to point out that on my thunderbird with the stock handlebar and stock cable position, my cluth cable snaps regularly. I think it has more to do with the quality (mentioned it when I read about cable snaps on ur bullet).
Yes trooper completely agree with you.
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Hey Guys... Check out my video....



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@vinrajan I dont want be critical man, get a helmet and wear some protective gear. Even when you are taking video's. That's so uncool trust me.
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Always ride with a helmet at the very least. Why are you shortshifting gears?
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Looking at your position, you desperately need rearsets and a helmet. Looks like you got the handlebar alongwith the bike.

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