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lesley & John
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PostSubject: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeTue Oct 12, 2010 8:02 pm

can any one tell me.that if i fit a j costa will this give a better low down take off than the 3 stage standard variator.also she is a bit flat around 50 to 70mph any ideas thanks alot
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PostSubject: Re: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 13, 2010 12:37 am

The standard performance improvements are:
J Costa Variator
Leo Vince 4 road exhaust
Power Commander (Custom mapped by your local dynojet shop)

These will give you the best performance your Silverwing is capable of,
short of turbocharging. Faster pickup, smooth power curve.

Dan
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PostSubject: Re: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 13, 2010 1:13 am

dspevack wrote:
These will give you the best performance your Silverwing is capable of, short of turbocharging.

Jato rockets ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97rSobuKBxI ) not recommended. rolling laughter
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PostSubject: Re: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 13, 2010 4:09 am

honda_silver wrote:
dspevack wrote:
These will give you the best performance your Silverwing is capable of, short of turbocharging.

Jato rockets ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97rSobuKBxI ) not recommended. rolling laughter

[Facepalm] Now you tell me...
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PostSubject: Re: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 13, 2010 5:25 am

lesley,

The J. Costa is the best performance mod you can do to the SWing. It also smooths things out too. I had it installed for about 1 1/2 years but I was putting a bunch of miles on my SWing and the pins only last about 9,000 miles for me. So I was changing them out at least yearly. I may buy a new set of pins and reinstall it since i'm not putting the 10,000-11,000 miles a year on it anymore. But it will really surprise you.

There is also a "Pictorial" in the "Pictorial Section" if you decide to do this. You can also print it out to give to your mechanic since some probably don't have too much experience with these, or the SWing.
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PostSubject: Re: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 13, 2010 8:48 am

I upgrade from Honda variator to Dr Pulley to JCosta. I still dont understand why 2 disks can be so differently formed that the difference in performance is just mind blowing.
Riding with JCosta over 3 years some 30.000 miles or there about. total mileage over 50k.

JCosta + Hit CLutch is the HIT . full stop.

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PostSubject: Re: thinking of a j costa   thinking of a j costa I_icon_minitimeWed Oct 13, 2010 8:04 pm

cheers guys i will try to get one in the uk here any suggestions 2004 silverwing 64000 miles and counting Laughing
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