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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-21-2009, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
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ZX12 vs ZX14

So which is better/faster?
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-21-2009, 04:44 PM
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I'm going to go out on a limb here but my guess would be that the 14 gets the nod, but just barely...

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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-21-2009, 07:24 PM
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better/faster

Had a zx12-PCIII,stock except for muzzy trigger advance(4 degree).Quick,fast.Excellent bike-tad buzzy. ZX14-Master,smoother,as quick(handling,acceleration).Better brakes-better bike. More options.More power.
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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-21-2009, 08:52 PM
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Strange question?
Buy the 12 so i can kick yur @$$ on my 14
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post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-22-2009, 11:22 AM
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zx14 zx12 both are WAY BETTER than any Harley(oil leakers)
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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-22-2009, 11:39 AM
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Faster-ZX14. Better-matter of opinion.

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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-25-2009, 01:26 PM
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aaaaa this topic always comes up.... to each their own, zx-12 owners are willing to chop off one nut defending their bike's supremacy, while us zx-14 owners grin... who knows? A friend of mine has a 12 and was dying to drag me a quarter almost stock, his only mod being a sawn-off pipe and a slam/stretch. So far it hasn't happenned and my baby got yoshi slip-ons now, but is something I am eager to find out.

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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-25-2009, 06:50 PM
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I would only add that my regular riding partner has a 12r with a head kit on it, PC, slammed and stretched 6" and I got him in every respect! Granted I'm slammed and running a PCIII with filter and flies out but even when it was stock I was still taking him everywhere. No dis to the 12 owners I really do like the 12 I think it is one of the best bikes ever made but it is not a match for the 14, Performance wise that is, looks wise I feel like many do that is truely a matter of taste.

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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-25-2009, 07:20 PM
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Blue....quit teasin the 12 guys and go back to eatin Busas

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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-28-2009, 07:20 PM
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14 any day of the week but that 14 better not runa 10 with a good rider on it

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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-28-2009, 08:22 PM
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Strange question?
Buy the 12 so i can kick yur @$$ on my 14
, 12r owner, but brute strength gotta go w/the 14, LOOKS...12r wins HANDS DOWN!!
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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-30-2009, 04:48 AM
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looks, it's a matter of personal taste; I gotta say, my friend's black 12 dropped and stretched with chrome rims is sure a looker... looks almost as good as my 14! hahahaha

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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-30-2009, 07:19 PM
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i like a busa better than both, but id probably like a cbr1100xx over them all, you just dont see them any more.

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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-31-2009, 06:05 AM
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Theres a bunch of them blackbird jockeys at sporttouring.net

sweet bike I guess if you want a shetland pony...

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post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-31-2009, 07:35 AM
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a very smart man once told me "there is no replacement for displacement". sorry 12guys. 14 handsdown

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