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Old 19 Jan 2005
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tips for speeding up a Donda Dominator 650?

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I have a Honda dominator 93 , the specifications says that the max speep is 100mh, but i only get 85-90mh.
Does anyone know some tips for increasing the speep?
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The easiest way would be to change the rear sprocket to one with a couple teeth less. Don't go too small as it would be detrimental to the acceleration.
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85-90 is about all that my 2000 Dommie does as well. .........they are only about 40 bhp, and I keep looking for a sixth gear when I ride. I think you would need to increase the size of the rear sprocket by a couple of teeth, or perhaps reduce the front one by a tooth, as mcdarbyfeast says, don't increase the rear by more than a couple of teeth, you will make first gear too high for slow riding on the rough or in trafic, and you may well end up using your clutch much more - causing it to wear more quickly. It's a trade off. Why would you want to go faster than 90?
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Decrease rear sprocket size and/or increase front sprocket to increase gearing. The exact opposite of my post above. Silly me. Follow mcdarbyfeast's advice.
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Thanks lads for your replies, I heart that an after market filter helps. Do you know anything about?
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The speed might be about right depending also on the mileage and how well you're bike has been looked after. Are you sure this is a UK bike? There aren't many around, but some NX's made for the European market are restricted. It's easy to get by, or so I hear. There is some tuning info at http://ozdom.tripod.com/

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Hi

Thanks for your reply. As you well say, the bike is an italian import, not a UK motorbike.
It is a Honda Dominator 650, they were built in Italy for the european market.

It is not a NX as in american market though they are very similar.

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The speed might be about right depending also on the mileage and how well you're bike has been looked after. Are you sure this is a UK bike? There aren't many around, but some NX's made for the European market are restricted. It's easy to get by, or so I hear. There is some tuning info at http://ozdom.tripod.com/

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