Hi guys. I am new to this board and love it!!! I have been searching for a board that shares my love of the 919 and this is by far the most in depth and complete site out there. I have not worked in two days because I've read just about every post and have found some great ideas on modding my ride. Keep up the good work.
Anywho, I am interested in purchasing the Pazzo levers but am not sure which model to get. I have read over previous posts but want to make sure the F4i would fit the 919.
Motomummy for me. Had listing for 919. I got the longs. At first I did not like the long clutch because I could not get enough pull. Twop things were working against me:
1) they hit the stock bar end limiting travel. I switched to Renthal bar ends which are skinner so that gave me a little extra pull.
2) what I mean by "not enough pull" is my 919 would never idle down the last 200 rpm or so because of the clutch interlock switch. If I had more "pull" it would activate the switch & idle down. So to have it idle down I had to have it adjusted all the way out (defeats purpose IHMO). I finally got to sick of it I took a small punch & made sure that little switch was seated all the way in the perch--it must not have been as I can now have the lever adjusted clear in without any problems. That one little switch has caused me more grief than anything--I'm on my second one, I have no idea why idle speed is tied to it.
Long & windy that is my way of saying the longs work now but I was cussign them earlier if you search previous posts. Even more I would probably go shorty if I re did it.
I went with the shortys too because the stock levers touched metal on metal with my Rizoma billet grip.. at least on the clutch side. Guess I would have bigger problems if the brake touched the grip. Anyway, the shortys took me a while to get used to. My fingers are pretty average.. but definately not long, so I find that I mostly pull the levers with my middle two fingers with my index finger touching the adjuster on the levers.. my pinky grabs a little lever sometimes.. but not really. I love the shortys now and would not switch back to long levers. I think at some point I want to get some shortys for the ZX-11 too. We'll see? That beast is eating up all my discretionary funds just trying to get all the plastics for it and keep it drag racing. I got the Pazzo's through Motomummy.
Hi motoretard, welcome to the site. The Pazzo shorty's are the way to go! I noticed you live in Claremont, would that be the one in So.Cal? If so, I'm in Covina and if you want to see what they look & feel like you are welcome to stop by my shop to check them out. Just PM me.
hasbeenracer...I do live in the San Gabriel Valley Claremont and I appreciate the offer. I went a head and placed the order through Motomummy. The black shorties. I don't think I'll have a problem adjusting because I mainly ride motocross and by general habit use one or two fingers for breaking and clutching. I can't wait to get them. I have been trying to contact Motomummy to change the shipping address and make sure the order is correct but they have been ignoring my e-mails. Hopefully they will get back soon because I can't wait to get them!!