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    Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    on: November 16, 2022, 01:17:12 am
    November 16, 2022, 01:17:12 am
    Interested to know your experience if you swapped from 46T to 44T rear sprocket. I am considering this now and would like more detailed info from those of you who swapped, Thanks...

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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #1 on: November 16, 2022, 07:01:29 pm
    November 16, 2022, 07:01:29 pm
    i did it last week along with a tire change and some lightech chain adjusters.

    the difference is very subtle, it's not a huge change. 

    Can barely tell any diff taking off in 1st, so no worry that it'll be too high for smooth take offs from a stop.

    It still wheelies just fine in about any gear at any speed, with stock ECU... so no worries that you'll lose power/grunt/wheelie/fun-factor.

    I didn't pay exact attention before and after, but it feels like rpm's are ~300 lower for any given speed/gear combo.... which is what i was going for...

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    The bike pulls 35mph in 6th, so it's not like a lack of power or response anyway...

    i did it for hopeful fuel savings and increased range..... i only put 150 miles on, and weather was bad, so i didn't get a chance to fully send it, but i got 32mpg hand calc'd on 1st tank, which is good for me. 

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    in the end, for the $40-50 or whatever it cost (Vortex steel), i think it was a good change.

    I'd post a pic if our forum wasn't such a screwed up thing that we need multiple different log-in's to upload a pic.

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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #2 on: November 16, 2022, 07:58:19 pm
    November 16, 2022, 07:58:19 pm
    Thanks dude, I was a little concerned of takeoff n wether it might start to stall n need to adjust for a little more throttle! But I guess its got so much grunt anyhow that maybe not as bad as I thought...

    Thanks  :062:


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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #3 on: November 19, 2022, 12:56:14 am
    November 19, 2022, 12:56:14 am
    Looking at the different options available and while I was aiming for increased top speed (track use) by using a 42T rear, it appears according to some input on the forum that a couple of links may need to be removed which I am not interested in...

    So I looked at gearing commander and more options became available such either a front sprocket change or a combo of both front and rear...

    I have looked at all options with the view of retaining the current chain links intact and according to gearing commander GPS speeds can be increased from 156Kmh to 172Kmh at 6600RPM by changing both front to 19T and rear to 44T which would also maintain the chain integrity without any modification...

    Initially I will change the front to 19T once I get it from Brock, then test and change the rear to 44T and test...I have already received the rear sprocket but would prefer to start with the front first and gauge the changes as I progress to the rear...

    Ultimately I am looking at staying in the lower gears more often for track use...



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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #4 on: November 19, 2022, 04:07:28 am
    November 19, 2022, 04:07:28 am
    Thats some good info traph :152:
    Ill have to look into it more also as i am putting a h2 arm and might as well figure out the gearing right away  :152: :152:

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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #5 on: November 19, 2022, 06:14:55 am
    November 19, 2022, 06:14:55 am
    *Originally Posted by Zoommi [+]
    Thats some good info traph :152:
    Ill have to look into it more also as i am putting a h2 arm and might as well figure out the gearing right away  :152: :152:

    Your needs may not align with mine but I will keep this posted with my tests as one thing for sure this bike is not suited for the track without changing the rearsets and at a cost of some serious dollars for a couple outings a year is not warranted in my opinion...

    Scraping the pegs at lean of some 54 is scary as hell as I dont know how much tread I got touching the track and its an awful feeling in the tight corners but on sweepers and straights getting the exit point right is absolute magic...I saw many on slicks using track only bikes lean excessively before the straight exit and getting that all crucial advantage down the straight and it tends to leave you disappointed coz you know your bike is damn faster but lacks that agility without the rearsets...



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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #6 on: November 20, 2022, 02:55:33 am
    November 20, 2022, 02:55:33 am
    Our needs Might align but for different reasons  :745:
    And rearsets arent an option for me either since im 6'7"  :027: :745:

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    Re: Rear sprocket 46T vs 44T
    Reply #7 on: November 20, 2022, 03:10:35 am
    November 20, 2022, 03:10:35 am
    *Originally Posted by Zoommi [+]
    Our needs Might align but for different reasons  :745:
    And rearsets arent an option for me either since im 6'7"  :027: :745:

    Lol...ur 1 foot taller so dont u ever stand close me  :745:

     



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