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This is a discussion about Lectron carbs vs throttle bodies within the Suzuki Hayabusa section, where you will Some say Busa's Dominate; I just want to know is this worth going to lectrons or should I stay with the throttle bodies and call it a day. Motor info is a Busa 84mm x 8mm stroke.

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    I just want to know is this worth going to lectrons or should I stay with the throttle bodies and call it a day. Motor info is a Busa 84mm x 8mm stroke.

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    It all comes down to how you want your fuel delivered and what you will feel comfortable tuning at the track yourself
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    two question

    1) what size crabs are you going to use?
    2) is it hard to tune crab bike?
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    I think carbs can be easy if you have someone to really teach you. It's best if you have someone close to you that can show you how and teach you to understand it. I'm using 44mm downdraft lectrons. But my builder lives close to me and is cool and ill learn a lot from him because he's good with carbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fzr1125 View Post
    I just want to know is this worth going to lectrons or should I stay with the throttle bodies and call it a day. Motor info is a Busa 84mm x 8mm stroke.
    From what I understand the biggest gains with carbs are on nitrous bikes. If you are all motor i would talk to someone who builds carb bikes before investing 2k in a set of downdrafts.
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    I would stay fuel injected.
    The best answer always is what you are most familiar with. But injection is better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HTP Performance View Post
    I would stay fuel injected.
    The best answer always is what you are most familiar with. But injection is better.
    I THINK DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR, YOU ARE BETTER OFF WITH CARBS.
    FI BIKES ARE FINALLY RUNNING WHAT CARB BIKES RAN 5 YEARS AGO.
    YEAH DOWNDRAFTS ARE $2k+ BUT HOW MUCH IS A STAND ALONE?? $4-$5K??

    BUT EVERYONE IS GOING TO HAVE THEIR OWN OPINIONS, AND TRULEY YOU CAN GO FAST WITH EITHER!!

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    How can a carb setup have any more advantages then FI other then weight savings? My bike slightly leans out down track due to the ram air and I am able to tune for it which I would be unable to due so with a carb.

    You can tune every rpm and throttle posotion instead of just tuning a range with a carb.

    Like a said weight saving with a carb setup over FI seems huge to me. But just my 2 cent

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    Quote Originally Posted by HTP Performance View Post
    I would stay fuel injected.
    The best answer always is what you are most familiar with. But injection is better.

    I would like to know if there is a significant gain with carbs over fi on a all motor bike? Is it worth the investment?
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    Quote Originally Posted by WANTSUMSAKI View Post
    I THINK DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR, YOU ARE BETTER OFF WITH CARBS.
    FI BIKES ARE FINALLY RUNNING WHAT CARB BIKES RAN 5 YEARS AGO.
    YEAH DOWNDRAFTS ARE $2k+ BUT HOW MUCH IS A STAND ALONE?? $4-$5K??

    BUT EVERYONE IS GOING TO HAVE THEIR OWN OPINIONS, AND TRULEY YOU CAN GO FAST WITH EITHER!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by race2win View Post
    You can tune every rpm and throttle posotion instead of just tuning a range with a carb.
    On a dragbike, it seems that serious riders only use a relatively small range of RPM, generally the top, and usually only one throttle position, so that's not a huge limitation.

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    FI is better to tune.

    You don;t need a full stand alone for FI.
    Only if you everything in it.

    Small break down carbs:

    2k carbs
    1k Ignition
    2k datalogger

    Makes 5k

    Breakdown FI
    3k Standalone
    200 T-bodies
    500 injectors
    500 pump, lines and regulator

    Makes 4.2k

    So it is not in the price.

    Getting it tuned or tune it yourself is the big thing.
    But once you go into FI zone you will never go back to carbs...

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    They both have their pros and cons. The carb set up is much easier for the average person to tune so they're not so dependent on their builder/tuner.
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    Billy you and my builder Both convinced me to go carbs on my grudge bike.

    Already got a firestorm and downdrafts and I must say I'm very excited to try it out.

    Plus you get to get rid of your ecu and all that hideous wiring along with air box for weight loss and a super clean look!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by erikjennes View Post
    FI is better to tune.

    You don;t need a full stand alone for FI.
    Only if you everything in it.

    Small break down carbs:

    2k carbs
    1k Ignition
    2k datalogger

    Makes 5k

    Breakdown FI
    3k Standalone
    200 T-bodies
    500 injectors
    500 pump, lines and regulator

    Makes 4.2k

    So it is not in the price.

    Getting it tuned or tune it yourself is the big thing.
    But once you go into FI zone you will never go back to carbs...

    Your way off!!

    Firestorm-1100 its a data logger and ignition no need for ignition housing it uses stock! and stock coil packs! Plus its a kill box and nitrous controller
    New downdrafts - 2000

    Fuel cell- 200

    That's 3300!!

    Way cheaper and less hassle

    You add up all those electronics and your talkin more money alone in the standalone
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