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Suzuki GSX-R1000K8 Power Commander PC V fit and Dyno setup

By 13th August 2012ECU Remap, Power Commander, Suzuki

This Suzuki GSX-R1000 is a nice example of the breed, fitted with Arrow cans. As usual with Suzukis it’s an easy bike to work on, and with, and the fuelling was fine after we’d set the PC V up on the Dyno. The real issue with this particular model GSX-R is the twin cans, and thus 4-1-2 exhaust; quite simply, it doesn’t work very well, and the left-hand can is pretty much there for show.

A full 4-2-1 exhaust system would work best for the engine, but for racing purposes (any class with a ‘silhouette’ rule) twin can must be used as per the stock bike. The problem seems to be removing back pressure from the 4-1 section –  a flat spot follows around 5,000rpm. The ECU is also quite restrictive around that area, which doesn’t help.

All round though, this bike turned out well, and left with 168bhp, up 5bhp.

A tasty GSX-R, that left with 168bhp at the back wheel; delivered by Arrow cans, K&N filter and a Power Commander PC V, plus Dyno setup!