Realistic R1 Performance
Posted 29 July 2018 - 11:30 AM
Thanks in advance, Sam
Posted 29 July 2018 - 03:25 PM
Posted 03 October 2018 - 04:25 PM
My FWD Pro-motive R1 mini is 570kg with me sat in it and I ran a 13.2sec @104 mph 1/4 mile. This was going over the line at the end of 4th gear (6 speed box).
I guesstimate this to a 0-60 time of about 4.8 seconds, and I guess 0-100 mph in around 12 seconds.
On 165/70r10 road legal tyres i've lapped;
Castle combe in 1min 22 sec
Mallory Park in 55 sec
Rockingham in 1min 39 sec
Posted 17 January 2019 - 10:03 AM
Posted 17 January 2019 - 07:41 PM
Posted 17 January 2019 - 07:42 PM
Posted 18 January 2019 - 07:55 PM
Posted 19 January 2019 - 08:24 AM
Does the cap seal on the rad? What pressure is the cap? Does that match the bike spec?
No holes in the water pipes,
is the stat opening, pull it out and try it in some hot water
Use a block tester to check the head gasket for leaks
What temp does the fan kick in? I know they are high in the stock bike, but then I guess the engine is swinging in the wind
Posted 23 January 2019 - 11:41 PM
I have a 42lb rad cap and I can’t seem to keep the water in it chucks it out all the time and heats to 120 deg anyone had this
Don't use just water, drain it and use Engine Ice. I dropped about 15 deg F real talk if the top when I did... before I was blowing off the 42lb cap. I also added an alloy radiator in line.
Posted 24 January 2019 - 06:42 AM
I am indeed running a stock 5PW injection with the Pro-motive supplied airbox & exhaust manifold. I have a PC5 fitted that I had mapped at PDQ which really improved the performance of the motor.
The fan kicks in at 106 degrees C in a 5PW. Normal running temp should be around 100ish degrees on a bike. I initially used a standard mini rad cap which was to the tas. I now use a stant high pressure 21-25PSI rad cap with lever release which effectively raises the water's vapour point.
Are you running an oil cooler? With a 13 row oil cooler and an aluminium side mount radiator I still really struggled to keep mine cool. I ended up adding a second ally coolant radiator just behind the front grille, like evolone, which has worked a treat (33% more core size over just a side mount). Flat out on track during summertime the coolant temp will not go above 103 C no matter how hard I drive it.
I use water with just a small amount of anti-freeze in as water has the higher specific heat capacity.
Edited by duds100, 24 January 2019 - 06:55 AM.
Posted 24 January 2019 - 09:30 AM
We have fitted a fan stat switch so he can adjust the fan cutin, replaced the rad cap, checked for a head gasket failure with a block tester, checked the stat is working and there isn’t any leaks. He is using a standard rad so there is some improvement to be had there and is doesn’t have a heater so we are loosing the ability to use that as a cooling aid. Is a bit Ivey for testing at the mo 😀
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