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wytze
04-06-2003, 04:12 PM
I'm thinking of getting a 316cc kit from mototek, does anyone have experience with this kit????<a href="http://www.mototek.com/products3_part1.htm" target="top">mototek</a>

Duc995
04-06-2003, 05:06 PM
Alot of people on this forum do...what do you want to know?

wytze
04-09-2003, 08:22 AM
I was wondering how many km's till it needs new pistons, and if the set is prone to defects...

Duc995
04-09-2003, 09:30 AM
The info from Mototek states to replace the top end every 800-1200 miles. I was replacing the top ends on the stock engine approx. every 1500 miles, so it doesn't appear to be very different. I have so far put two race weekends on my new 316 engine (275 miles) and so far so good!

If you want to talk with the originator of the kit or read his posts, search on this site for Monson708. He has a complete 316 engine for sale right now!

Duc995
04-09-2003, 09:31 AM
jmonson2@new.rr.com

billerzal
04-09-2003, 10:10 AM
We are running a 316 bike in CCS/CMRA this year.

Having raced a completely stock bike last year, I can say this 316 bike is much faster. The powerband is similar to stock, just stronger everywhere, and more torque. It drives harder out of turns, I'm now able to pass bike under power (even the mighty SV's) which is something new on this bike.

I know the kit's expensive so you'll have to decide for yourself, but I can tell you that it does work. It makes an already great racebike that much better.

-Bill Erzal #25
Team Mototek Aprilia

wytze
04-21-2003, 08:56 AM
Ill start saving then... thanx for the info m8ts

theImmoralist
04-21-2003, 10:45 AM
I've never understood what class you would race a 316 in. I don't know the class structure for CCS, but in my local club a 316cc RS would put you in the 251-450 class. Wouldn't you be at a disadvantage against a 450? :rolleyes:

TedMeyer
04-21-2003, 12:01 PM
If you run CCS, it shouldn't affect your classes at all. The RS is already penalized into the Middleweight Sportsman class (instead of LW, where it belongs) because it isn't a street bike in the U.S. CCS Rules state as follows (from www.lrrsracing.com): (http://www.lrrsracing.com):)

LIGHTWEIGHT SUPERSPORT (Amateur & Expert Divisions)
Twin cylinder, liquid cooled 2-stroke, up to 450cc
NOTE: Ducati/Bimota/BMW Supermono/Woods Rotax are excluded.

LIGHTWEIGHT SUPERBIKE (Amateur & Expert Divisions)
Two stroke, liquid cooled, up to 450cc

LIGHTWEIGHT GRAND PRIX (Amateur & Expert Divisions)
Two stroke, liquid cooled, up to 450cc

LIGHTWEIGHT SPORTSMAN (Amateur & Expert Divisions)
Two stroke, liquid cooled, up to 410cc
NOTE: Ducati/Bimota/BMW Supermono, Woods Rotax, Yamaha TZR, Honda NSR & Aprilia RS machines are excluded from this class. :mad:

MIDDLEWEIGHT SPORTSMAN (Amateur & Expert Divisions)
Two stroke, liquid cooled, up to 515cc
NOTE: Buell XB-9R, Ducati/Bimota/BMW Supermono & Woods Rotax machines are excluded from this class.

Ted
CCS #242
Racing this weekend!

wytze
04-30-2003, 07:58 AM
Im not gonna race it..., well not on a track that is, i use my RS every day to get from home to work and any distance over 100 mtrs....
I wanna get the kit to bug some R6 riders on the local highway cirquit...