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post #31 of 36 Old 12-09-2016, 10:36 AM
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i would think the lower fairing would make a difference. dont have them on the 07, they were not there when purchased. i've seen side fairings with no lower fairing support bow out at high speed and rip off. could be dangerous.
This. I got really lucky once in a similar scenario... was in a bit of a group ride and decided to show my ass a bit and open up the turbo bike in sixth without the lower fairing on.... up near 190mph something felt funny, glanced down at my knees, and the bottom corners of the mid fairing were pulled out about 20" from the radiator (well past the bar ends and my knees). I got damn lucky they didn't just rip off and lacerate the shit outta me or one of my buddies.

A neat take away point from that stupidity was I could actually FEEL the drag it was creating at that speed... it felt nearly like the power loss from melting a piston.... absolute crazyness.

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So a thread came up about A-Tech belly pans.

Here are some pictures of them on a stock fairing bike.





You guys think that would be beneficial for the mile/1.5? To me it seems like it would hel a bit but I'm a n00b and figured more experienced opinions would be nice to read.
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Looks nice.... and it sure can't hurt. :) Though it would honestly be a very slight improvement over stock.

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I think it would be more a aesthetic thing more than a performance...

Lets say marginal.

I would put thinner HG and degree the cams, put mr12 and a good tune...
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What kind of gearing do the gen 4 guys run for the 1.5 or trying to hit 200?

Looking at the brocks website they said they reccomend stock front and 37 (-2) for mile racing and 36 (-3) for 1.5 mile racing. Thinking brock's website knew best I ordered a 36 tooth one without thinking too much. Looking on the gearing commander website now it says with a 190/55/17 tire and rev limiter at 13.9k:
0/-3= 217.4mph
0/-2= 211.6mph
0/-1= 206.0mph

If I say upped the limiter to 14k
0/-3= 219.0mph
0/-2= 213.1mph
0/-1= 207.5mph

From the little bit of searching I could find it seems like the gearing commander is off by about 5mph up top due to probably a number of things. So thinking I need to get another sprocket but sprockets aren't the cheapest thing when getting aluminum ones I might not ever really use again
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Remember that the bike wont get to 14000 rpms in 6th... it will go a bit less like 13600..
also you need to measure the tire perimetry and make the math, and take into account the tire elongation...

email me I can share with you a excel file that has some of this math and adapts to the tire REAL perimetry.

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What kind of gearing do the gen 4 guys run for the 1.5 or trying to hit 200?

Looking at the brocks website they said they reccomend stock front and 37 (-2) for mile racing and 36 (-3) for 1.5 mile racing. Thinking brock's website knew best I ordered a 36 tooth one without thinking too much. Looking on the gearing commander website now it says with a 190/55/17 tire and rev limiter at 13.9k:
0/-3= 217.4mph
0/-2= 211.6mph
0/-1= 206.0mph

If I say upped the limiter to 14k
0/-3= 219.0mph
0/-2= 213.1mph
0/-1= 207.5mph

From the little bit of searching I could find it seems like the gearing commander is off by about 5mph up top due to probably a number of things. So thinking I need to get another sprocket but sprockets aren't the cheapest thing when getting aluminum ones I might not ever really use again
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