RS-5 full exhaust, *need* a power commander? - Honda CBR1000 Forum :
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post #1 of 3 Old 11-08-2012, 10:52 PM Thread Starter
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RS-5 full exhaust, *need* a power commander?

Buying an 06 with full stainless yoshi exhaust Saturday. It does not have a power commander yet.

I am coming from a gsxr 750 (which was honestly fast enough; but it got stolen) and will not be pushing this 1000 hard for a while as I get used to it. In other words, I don't really care if I lack a few hp.

From a mechanical/engine health/reliability perspective, do I need to install a power commander and get it tuned soon, or can I just wait until I would actually be able to appreciate the extra power?

As far as I know, the intake is still stock.
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-09-2012, 12:52 AM
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i mean if its a full system an air/fuel management system in its best interest, could be running a lil rough without one and it will smooth out the bikes power
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post #3 of 3 Old 11-09-2012, 02:30 AM
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You'd be able to get away with it as is for awhile, but I'd strongly advise getting some sort of mapping done asap.

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