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New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:58 pm

Hey all...

Well its starting to get a bit cold and wet, so might as well get some more mods done in preperation for better weather in a few months...!! So I have just finished fitting a full Akrapovic twin system to the Z1000...

Weight loss of over 12 kilos and Horsepower gain of over 11.5 !!!! Win Win....

What can you say about how good Akrapovic engineering is... perfect fit everytime... Love it

More performance mods to come... :kuda:
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Akro Full system headers...
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Side view of Akro full system - twin...
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Rear shot of Akro full system - twin carbon mufflers...
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Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:53 pm

Nice gains and looks awesome!

They don't make anything for the zzr 1100 though :(

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:12 am

Nice..

Are running a Power Commander or similar.?

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:37 am

Hi Dave...

I will be running a power commander, I just dont have it installed as yet.... I do have a Dynojet 02 fuel optimiser for this model ... so when I get everything I will get it fitted and mapped to suit...

Are you running something similar on yours..??

Also I have decided to re spring the rear shock.. just to take away that harshness.. The spring weight is just too hard for my weight...

I know the valving is not really great either... but I just need to soften the rear up a bit more... it really affects the front end handling...

Macca :D

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Fri May 05, 2017 11:47 am

I agree, there is nothing like an Akra :kuda: , I love my 4-1 on the Z.

I couldn't handle the woeful OE shock any longer, got and Ohlins from Race Dynamics and a new world of lunacy has become available as a consequence :lol:

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:07 pm

Hi All,

Nice looking system!

Just a quick one, are you running the DB killers in the Akro cans? how loud is the akro system?

I ask as I recently plumbed a set of Arrow headers on with SC Project conic mufflers and the result is very loud. I did expect the noise level to be raised but it is really elevated. On idle after warm up no dramas but when on the gas... another story. Will try with DB killers in tomorrow but atm just really loud, having second thoughts.

Interested in anyones thoughts/opinions

Cheers

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:16 am

No DB killers in my 4-1, nor are they required HTH

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:57 pm

Thanks for the reply Phil. I might just have to get used to it. Headers look too good to take off and go back to stock.

Cheers

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:28 pm

I have the 2015 zed full system acro headers and yoshi r77 with power commander 5 love the z great bike

Re: New Akrapovic Full System for the Zed !!!

Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:25 pm

Hi Grn77,

I have on their way a set of Yoshi R77 slip ons. I saw a Z from NSW on youtube with the same set up which sold me on the Yoshi's! Hopefully they arrive soon. Will be good to mate them up with the arrow headers. Have some time booked on the dyno also. Looking forward to it. Thanks your your reply.

Cheers
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