I put on a fresh set of 2CTs with the manual machine today, wow is that easy.
Balancing was a bit hard, 5g is the smallest weight size I got, and with those China red bearings on the balancer tool, if a fly lands on the tire it turns...
They make screw extraction kits which are available for like 10 bucks or less, like mine:
It works well for a couple uses, just use the drill ones (Dr#.) to make the right shape for the extractor ones (Ex#.) to bite
There is a sensor for the quick shifter on the clutch cover, if they opened the cover or fooled with the sensor, its possible the sensor is moved in position.
Probably need to recalibrate it with a diagnostics tool.
Very interesting, that you mention hill climb without.
I know that on my bike, it is opposite as I expect, the top speed is less and low end torque is higher, probably exactly what you want for hill climb.
Judging from the sound in the video @FaNaTic posted (23:10), I would estimate that he runs it with the db-killer still inside.
On these speakers it sounds like it makes a very good noise 😀
...And a db-killer is also visible in the in post #15 of this thread.
Looks very similar to the comp werkes ones I installed on previous bikes...
A typical mounting point is the screws for the rear peg brackets, and on the 401 there are no upper peg mounts, the passenger pegs are mounted to the front pegs.
If your determined to have it there, is it not more cost...
Its the 690 one,
Post in thread 'Track Vits?' https://hqvadventure.com/forum/threads/track-vits.272/post-4844
I think the remus looks the coolest, and has an optional cat available if the smell is important to you:
But other than the akro full pipe, with a decat you will gain somewhere and lose somewhere else, and its really up to the tuning to keep the bike in check.
Probably the weight loss /...