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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-17-2013, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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new guy to the area...

I'm Will, 25, live out in Seneca. I'm new to the state, from Pennsylvania.
Just picked up a 01 F4i stunt bike. I love stunt riding but its not for me. I'm going to sell the stunt parts off the bike so I can make it track ready. I'm new to racing and don't know where I can and whatnot. I do have a question tho, I have a 954 front end on the bike. Could I race with that or should I change it back to stock? Thanks
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-17-2013, 08:03 PM
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Welcome . I dont see any reason why you cant track or race with a 954 front end .
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welcome to CLSB! Can't help with track nor stunt, plenty of guys here should be able to chirp in.

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Well I see the brakes are bigger. I know its a lil stiffer ride, maybe I have to adjust its to my weight.
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I LOVE the F4i as a track bike. One of my all time favorite bikes on the track. Easy to ride, well balanced, and a hard worker. It will take you FAR on the track.

954 Front End?

Nope, go back to stock. It was perfect the way it was. You can bump the springs up if you need or go Penske front and rear for the best set up.

Many of the riders on this board learned and did great things on the track on an F4i. I far preferred it to most other bikes on the track.

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-25-2013, 08:21 AM Thread Starter
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Ok. So I sold the the stunt parts and trade the front end with someone who had a stock F4i.
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I have no idea what specifically the 954 front end does to the bike geometry wise but as for taking it to a track day, there is nothing that says you couldn't bring it and run it as long as it is mechanically sound, Im not saying that the setup and geometry will be optimal or even stable/safe but they would let you run it.
the 2 trackday orgs in the area are:
sportbiketracktime.com
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motovid.com

as for racing the non stock front end will put the bike into probably a superbike(i think...) type class and definately would need to be looked into class wise
Its old enough that id imagine you could find some class they would let you run it with out too much fuss
the areas racing org is
ccsracing.us

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