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I'm looking to increase the hp of the 650, looking for any suggestions. I'm no mechanic but reasonably handy with tools. thanks in advance
There are two search tools on the site. Ignore the one in the blue menu bar -- it's almost worthless. Use the "Google Custom Search" box instead, in the center of the page just under the menus. For many questions you can get a good answer right away by searching, without having to wait for someone to reply.Well, you could throw a new can at it, a new low-restriction air filter, a PC-III, take off everything it doesn't have to have to save weight and carbon-fiber everything else. For, oh, say $2000 you might pick up 4 or 5 hp.
Or you could just follow Big B's advice and
If you wanted power you got the wrong bike.enjoy if for what it is, and accept it for what it is not
You might also play with the search tool since this same question gets asked every couple of months.
Adding a Power Commander and a free-flowing exhaust will probably get you a few HP and take 20 lbs off the bike. It's not cheap, it is loud, and the cost is close to $1,000. Only you can decide if the benefits justify the cost.I'm looking to increase the hp of the 650, looking for any suggestions. I'm no mechanic but reasonably handy with tools. thanks in advance