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post #1 of 7 Old 02-09-2010, 09:47 PM Thread Starter
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Sluggish take off

on a 06 zx10r how do you get rid of the sluggish take off
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-09-2010, 09:48 PM
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go one tooth down on the front sprocket
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Remove secondary butterflies or gear it. Regardless you will never have much power in the low rpms, gearing the bike down just lets you get into the powerband sooner.

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OR degree your cams!! Re gear and degree will give you more bottom and mid range.
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The 06-07 has plenty of tq down low compared to the 3rd gens it just has a really tall 1st gear. Drop a tooth on the front or get a TRE and problem solved.


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sluggish take off? Say what?!!??!?!?!

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post #7 of 7 Old 02-10-2010, 01:57 PM
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give it more throttle!

Yeah a sprocket change should help out no doubt.

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