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    Lightening the coupler?

    Heres 1 mod that I never heard talked about on here. Can you shave down the Coupler to lesson the recipricating weight?


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    thats what the steel coupler is for and if you tried to take any material off of it it will blow apart . a better choice is a 750 rad flywheel and a 750-780 stator

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    ditto.lightweight flywheel!

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    Sooo...how much for the 780? stimpsonjcat's Avatar
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    How are the flywheels lightened?

    Also, which is heavier, stock exhaust or triple pipes?

    I have been considering making one of my spare hulls into a 'minimalist' ski.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stimpsonjcat View Post
    How are the flywheels lightened?

    Also, which is heavier, stock exhaust or triple pipes?

    I have been considering making one of my spare hulls into a 'minimalist' ski.
    Just so long as the rider doesn't start going "minimalist"... (Unless she's cute...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by stimpsonjcat View Post
    How are the flywheels lightened?

    Also, which is heavier, stock exhaust or triple pipes?

    I have been considering making one of my spare hulls into a 'minimalist' ski.

    Drop a 700 in it. I think a 97 hull uses the same mounts. There is a ton of weight savings there....

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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by stimpsonjcat View Post
    How are the flywheels lightened?

    Also, which is heavier, stock exhaust or triple pipes?
    Aftermarket flywheels are aluminum. Some guys use to have the OEM flywheel drilled for weight savings and rebalanced.

    Triples are heavier than a single pipe, but the performance gain from triplesss are WAY better than any slight weight savings you might gain from a single pipe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bowsniper View Post
    ... Can you shave down the Coupler to lesson the recipricating weight?
    Couplers don't reciprocate, but they do rotate

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    Sooo...how much for the 780? stimpsonjcat's Avatar
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    Thanks guys!

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    The triple pipes on my pro 1200 weigh about 60 pounds while the stock pipe and manifold weigh about 30 pounds.

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