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    FX 160 RPM KIT RnD or RIVA

    I think the heading says it all I am purchasing a 2006 FX Cruiser High Output 50th Anniversary should be arriving in Australia mid march.
    RIVA and RnD do a rpm kit just want to get peoples opinion whos kit is better as far as i can see RIVA have a free flow where RnD don t.
    With the ride plate are they the same or different are sponson really need on these cruisers.
    Would like to achive best all round performance and top speed


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    Mike,
    first of all, welcome to the board. Secondly, sorry I can't help, but hang around here and share your results, good and bad.

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    Mike, I had an 04 HO160.

    I put Rivas kit on mine and all worked. I got 65.4 out of mine and fantastic handling with a great hole shot.

    I still have kit in my addick waiting for new GP.

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    mark 65mph some good numbers

    what was the best mod that gave most improvement ?

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    Wow ! Thats encouraging 65.4 ... something to aim for thats for sure. After the Riva kit goes on, the R&D pump cone and the R&D steering nozzle would be an interesting exercise !!

    Imagine a normally aspirated FX engine doing the famous twin sixes !

    66mph on normally aspirated FX160 who's gonna be the first in Oz to do it boys !!!!!!!

    So the race is on huh ??? First to 66mph ...

    Anthony

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    The Race is on RD...LOL
    Just seeing peoples opion on the 2 Kits like the Sound off the Riva Kit at the moment.
    mtrager are you selling the kit (how much)and would you post it to Australia.

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    John, I put each mod on 1 at a time. Velocity stacks and filter were a huge gain. Intake grate was over a mile per hour.

    Mike kit is not for sale. I purchased the Ho because I was under the impression that last spring they would be coming out with a fourstroke GP.

    They did not but will some day.

    The Ho ran 63.5 all the time and broke the 65s low on fuel.

    If you ride in rough water there is not a bettter ski out there. Fuel economy is unfair to anyone you ride with.

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