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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-01-2012, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
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C90 drive

I need a bigger bike BUT since I'm broke, decided to install a C90 drive instead. Way cheaper.
First of, thanks to M50Dave. The drive is in an excellent shape and the instructions were perfect.
So I did the install over the weekend and I am amazed the difference it has made. I have a 30 mile commute on highway and the fact that I can cruise comfortably at 80mph (indicated) without my pipes screaming (which frankly I kind of miss), or my fingers falling asleep, and being able to actually use the mirrors bc now they have recognizable reflections on them...
And I know someone will point out that I still need a bigger bike, but now I can say that I WANT one instead of NEEDING it!

So for any of you who is thinking whether or not to do it, I would strongly recommend it. Before you do though, there are negative points too that is only fair I make you aware of.

1- I find that I ride at higher speeds bc it is more comfortable which is affecting how cage drivers feel about sharing the road with me
2- Pipes are so much quieter than I can hear the engine which drives me crazy.
3- Takes longer to get tired so I end up riding more so I spend more in gas.

Those are terrible problems that need to be taken in consideration too!!

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Best mod for the 50's for sure!!

The one with the most toys wins!!
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Right on Ion!... Glad you like it!
Was a pleasure to help.
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LOL negative points one and 3 really suck eh?

Hey Dave and Dan .....just wanted to say a quick hello.

Agree that this is one of the best mods.
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3- Takes longer to get tired so I end up riding more so I spend more in gas.
happiness does come with a pricetag...but oooooooh so worth it.

Whats the big hurry...slow down and enjoy the ride!

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hahaha true that!!!
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I have to agree with all of you. I got mine from RHOLLO last month and I just love it . The 3 cons are really a PIMB.:bigl augh:

Slow down,enjoy the ride,arrive alive.
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Finally took my '07 C50 on a road trip since I did the final drive mod. I have one of the new KruZ drives which came off of a Cavalcade. The drive did great and I was very happy with the highway performance. I did find myself having to do more downshifting two up in the mountains but nothing wrong with cruising in 4th when a little more torque is needed. One thing it didn't do was keep me warm and dry on the 48 degree ride home in the rain.
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Finally took my '07 C50 on a road trip since I did the final drive mod. I have one of the new KruZ drives which came off of a Cavalcade. The drive did great and I was very happy with the highway performance. I did find myself having to do more downshifting two up in the mountains but nothing wrong with cruising in 4th when a little more torque is needed. One thing it didn't do was keep me warm and dry on the 48 degree ride home in the rain.
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