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|19th June 2006, 23:29||#1|
A bike wid a Zen Engine....
A basic doubt.... just wondering if any1 can help. Is it possible 2 extract 100+ bhp from a zen engine.... 'coz a Yamaha R1 has a 1000cc engine too which produces 150bhp, which is titanic compared to the mere 60 produced by Zen. Can u modify it to the extent of getting such power... wht wud go into such a project?
|20th June 2006, 00:38||#2|
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I remember watching on T.V., a few automobile college students fitting an esteem engine on bike. With some mods, one can definitely try something close to 100 bhp. As for the zen......I have doubts
|20th June 2006, 01:11||#3|
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Here is a link for the Photo Report of a Bike with an 800 Engine. (Photo report of a Bike with an 800 engine)
In this thread u will find a bike with 1.3L esteem engine also.
Check It out..
|20th June 2006, 12:08||#5|
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Yes Psycho is right, just being same cc doesnt mean they can be tuned to produce similar Power the best example would be Busa & Swift both use 1300 c engine but see the power difference. One of the main reasons being the RPM at which the Power is produced, the bike engines produce such high power at a very high rpm which would not be practical for a car, Similary a car kind of engine for a bike would be very high on torque(since more power at lower rpm)
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now no need to get into first gear at the signals just slam in 2nd and keep ur direction straight and u have a fantastic wheel spin. lots of torque low down.
no need to have busa like power but u could now cruise all day at 130kmph good for the bullet die hard cruiser image types.
btw u need to source a nice gearbox atleast 6 speed and the one in sight to me which should match i feel is the RD.
cheers to ur project if u plan to do it but remember it wont be street legal so backyard rides will be there.
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