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Offline Hartley

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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2019, 06:57:16 AM »
Are you saying thee are no internal differences between the engines GA VFR?


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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2019, 09:59:59 PM »
camshafts must be different.
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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2019, 01:46:07 AM »
I do not know of all the specification differences, in a nut shell, we call it here- a de-tuned VFR1200F modified transmission included
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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2019, 05:13:06 AM »
camshafts must be different.

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At the very least, there’s no way you could generate that sort of difference in power curves just with remapping and an exhaust tho I agree they are also different.


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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2019, 01:45:49 PM »
I agree give me good power closer to 2,000 rpm along with a nice midrange. My gripe is how Honda detuned that much power and torque from the VFR motor yet still specs the CT to use premium gasoline?
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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2019, 03:53:24 PM »
Hi all. I had the 1200F one of the early one’s in 2010 I did injoy having the bigger engine but I Hardly used all that was on offer when uesed in anger I injoyed the engine nose and the sound from the rear as they are two different bikes I do like the REVs on the CT and from 2nd  gear it just pulls so when riding nomaly you have at 6500 REVs to play with  any gear so on paper it looks under power but on the road it does not feel under power it feels just about right with its 127 bhp so Honda had got it a bout right you don’t need all what other manufacturers offer odds you won’t be able to use most of the time so test ride the CT on dry roafs then if you still think it’s under power then perhaps it’s not  for you as for using a higher grade of fuel it does give a better miles per gallon and if you use shell it keeps the the engine clean,

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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2019, 03:54:51 PM »
Obviously different in the States but they spec 95 here, 98is premium in U.K.

As I understand it specifying higher grade fuel related to compression ratio. This may well be the same.


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Re: CT Restrictions
« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2019, 09:37:51 PM »
An earlier poster speculated that Honda may have done this to slow riding with panniers. FWIW even Givi stipulates a max speed of 120 kph for the ultra tough Trekker Outbacks.

No comment as to whether I have ever exceeded the limit and noticed any adverse behaviors with all my Givis on  ; )