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    Jim's FF mod on Riva Plate...

    I could not find information on Jim's FF mod on the Riva plate... any good? How much slower/worse is it than his FF R&D Plate?


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    Is it an old style riva plate with skegs or the plate without skegs.

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    New riva plate.

    Quote Originally Posted by mrbtd View Post
    Is it an old style riva plate with skegs or the plate without skegs.

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    jims mod on a new riva plate will be slightly faster than the skegged plate but handling is night and day. i went from a modded skegless plate to a skegged jims plate and i love it!

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    In your opinion than... it is worth it to go with Jim's FF on an R&D vs. Jim's FF on a Riva (new style)?



    Quote Originally Posted by Altezza01 View Post
    jims mod on a new riva plate will be slightly faster than the skegged plate but handling is night and day. i went from a modded skegless plate to a skegged jims plate and i love it!

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    R & D !!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by o uncola o View Post
    In your opinion than... it is worth it to go with Jim's FF on an R&D vs. Jim's FF on a Riva (new style)?
    yes it is. i was in the same situation and decided to go with skegs. the riva plate will be faster but not by much and at high sppeds the rear end tends to get loose. the skegs will prevent that. i have no regrets going with the R&D FF plate. yeah it cost some $$$ but it's a long term mod. not to mention the turning ability...when i have my riva plate i can turn and the rear end would slide but when i tried that with the skegged plate it almost threw me off. also not to mention the sevice you get from jim when purchasing the plate. i didn't have to contact him but everyone says he backs up his work. thanks jim!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Altezza01 View Post
    yes it is. i was in the same situation and decided to go with skegs. the riva plate will be faster but not by much and at high sppeds the rear end tends to get loose. the skegs will prevent that. i have no regrets going with the R&D FF plate. yeah it cost some $$$ but it's a long term mod. not to mention the turning ability...when i have my riva plate i can turn and the rear end would slide but when i tried that with the skegged plate it almost threw me off. also not to mention the sevice you get from jim when purchasing the plate. i didn't have to contact him but everyone says he backs up his work. thanks jim!

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    Quote Originally Posted by o uncola o View Post
    I could not find information on Jim's FF mod on the Riva plate... any good? How much slower/worse is it than his FF R&D Plate?
    just go with r&d style plate cut by Jim or island-Jim's seem to have a little more BUT I've never have chance to try island plate.You should be able to shim ether for speed or handling
    what do i have -jim's
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