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post #1 of 3 Old 10-12-2010, 01:32 AM Thread Starter
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Need setup help for better times

Been going around on diffrent setups trying to get better times. Here's my current setup:

06 ZX10. strapped, lowered 3" in rear, stretched, appmx 61"-63" depending on what gears i'm running. Current gearing 16/42. All short stacks, k/n filter, all smog stuff renoved, gutted cats, shortnend dnd cans, custom tune apmx 186hp/82flbs tourque, dunlap sportmax Q2 tires stock sizes.

SWB: leaving around 5k, bike boggs the runs good, best time of [email protected] 145 1/4 mile. best 60" of 1.68 - 1.72.
Streached: leaving around 7k-9k spinns half way through 60" ft best time 0f 10.1 @ 143 1/4 mile. best 60" 1.65 - 1.73 .

All passes just hitting 4th gear or topping out in 4th if i get a bad launch. Do i need more gearing???
Thinking i need to change rear tire to shinko u-soft. but money not there yet,

Thinking with current setup i should easily be running 9.6 - 9.8 1/4 mile. Any help or thoughts would be appreciated.
i know if i got the 60" fts down to around 1.4 - 1.6 i could run these numbers.
Biggest problem seems to be getting good 60" fts.

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post #2 of 3 Old 10-12-2010, 11:17 AM
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if the bike is bogin try a lil more rpms, i leave around 8 or 8.5 rpms when i leave the line on my swb 10. best 60 to date is a 1.60 60ft. ive not ran the 1/4 yet but i average between high 6.30's low 6.40's consistant. could try a lil more gearing to see if that might help ya but i would try raising your rpms 1st and see where your at.

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you need alot more gear...more like 45-46 in the rear...the zx10's all have very long first gears in them from the factory and they are horrible for dragracing...we as dragrace builders/tuners replace the factory first gear with an aftermarket low first gear so we can gear the bike better for dragracing...
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