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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2018, 10:24:00 pm »


 There are plenty of motorcycles out there that are rocket ships.
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either put a ZRX1200 in it, do an 1105 upgrade, or just get a C14.  I learned a long time ago trying to get a bike to perform at the next level is never as easy as just getting a bike that already does.   >:(
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2018, 10:41:24 pm »


 There are plenty of motorcycles out there that are rocket ships.

either put a ZRX1200 in it, do an 1105 upgrade, or just get a C14.  I learned a long time ago trying to get a bike to perform at the next level is never as easy as just getting a bike that already does.   >:(
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2018, 12:14:41 am »
I've got Steves torque cams in my 06 and midrange is much better.  I don't often go to 9K or so, but it certainly is not any less powerful' Gas mileage is about the same.

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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #28 on: February 03, 2018, 02:51:08 am »

   Same here and valve adjustments last a whole lot longer.  :) :)
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #29 on: February 03, 2018, 01:06:52 pm »
Why are all you guys trying to discourage the new guy from building a better mouse trap?

I bought my 99 with 13,500 miles, mostly stock.

I got a hold of SISF's power cams (the ones no longer available) and took the 36mm carbs off my 86 Ninja and sent them to SISF to clean and jet.

After some tweeking of the carbs I was able to average 45 mpg and hit 134 mph with no bags and a short shield.

Then I put ZX11 pistons in it.

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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #30 on: February 03, 2018, 03:44:42 pm »
+1 to what Joe said. My 15 year relationship with my 02 Connie started from the day I took her off the showroom floor. I modified nearly everything on that bike over the 15 years I had her. Well everything except the helmet locks by the tail light (thanks to CRocker for ppinting that our when he picked her up). But it was a labor of love. Could I have bought a ZX-14 or another rocket ship? Of course, but I got the satisfaction that I did that. That is something that many don't ever get to do. So to the guy that wants to put those torque cams in I say go for it.
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #31 on: February 03, 2018, 06:28:49 pm »
Why are all you guys trying to discourage the new guy from building a better mouse trap?

I bought my 99 with 13,500 miles, mostly stock.

I got a hold of SISF's power cams (the ones no longer available) and took the 36mm carbs off my 86 Ninja and sent them to SISF to clean and jet.

After some tweeking of the carbs I was able to average 45 mpg and hit 134 mph with no bags and a short shield.

Then I put ZX11 pistons in it.

To each their own ... let the man build himself a top speed Connie if that's what he wants.   :motonoises:

Sorry to the OP.  Joe is correct.  by all means, tinker and upgrade.  the C10 is good for that.  was only trying to pass along my hears of doing similar.  :(

Turbo would be a good option!   :beerchug:

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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2018, 07:37:59 pm »

Turbo would be a good option!   :beerchug:

No one in their right mind would do that.   :beerchug:
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #33 on: February 12, 2018, 11:50:59 am »
I had Steve work over my carbs not too long ago.  2 min mod done at same time.  I also installed his torque cams.  I'm a skeptic when it comes to "power" upgrades.  I noticed the power delivery difference.  if you are looking to find something to make the C10 a rocket, that's never going to happen.  however, Steve's work was a noticable improvement.

 What if one was to sacrifice bottom end and midrange by installing 1986 to 87 Ninja Cams, Carbs and ignition module ?

 I'm happy with the C 10 but it could use more top end.

 There are plenty of motorcycles out there that are rocket ships.

either put a ZRX1200 in it, do an 1105 upgrade, or just get a C14.  I learned a long time ago trying to get a bike to perform at the next level is never as easy as just getting a bike that already does.   >:(


  I can do better than that.  Perhaps I'll just get a ZX14 instead of a C14.   

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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #34 on: February 13, 2018, 02:59:03 am »
don't skimp. get the 14R. Steve
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #35 on: February 13, 2018, 03:31:22 am »
don't skimp. get the 14R. Steve


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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #36 on: February 13, 2018, 03:50:36 pm »
Bearcat, Let me be the first to congratulate you on your excellent choice.  :great:
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Re: Shouldabeen engineering Torque Cams vs Power Cams C10
« Reply #37 on: February 13, 2018, 07:19:32 pm »
Bearcat, Let me be the first to congratulate you on your excellent choice.  :great:
  And the first to ask,,,,, Can I ride it???   >:D

Ride safe, Ted   ;)
 



Ted connie_rider,

Thanks for the congratulations on my choice.  Kawasaki is at the top of their game right now by far.    

I might let you go for a little spin in the neighborhood.  :motonoises:   But those new 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE are not in the showroom yet, plus they will start around 25K.  :(     

At this point I'm starting to appreciate my 2006 Nocturnal blue C-10.   Not to say I don't like the awesome C-14's,  My only issue with the C-14 is the maintenance on those beast.  I like to maintain by own bikes.   I also like shaft-drives which the Kawasaki ZX-14R  and  2018 Kawasaki H2 SX SE don't have. 

Ride sane, Troy   ;)