anybody running a 17t on the front for dragracing im thinking about trying a 17t, i was told biger guys a 17t will work better. I got the lower 1st. tranny gear
215 suited ,175 hp 84tq, 64'', all motor NO NOS, lower first gear in tranny, forks cut down 2'' rear shock re-valve, I run 1\4 best MPH with 16t 43t 151mph trapping in 5th gear about 8500rpms, best et with 16t 44t but im about 2 bike from trapping bumping the rev limiter. Thanksok ima try and help you with this but its gona take some questions answers...ok.your a heavy dude,what kinda hp does the bike put down?wheelbase?are you spraying it?1/4 or 1/8
the only prob i see is that your gear is too tall if your only trapping 5th,you wana almost be at the end of 6th.that short first gear is meant so that you dont have to run a short gear...maybe a 15-42?the bike seems like its making good power to be running that mph with your weight.i wish i ran 1/4 more so i had a bit more knowledge on this.ive heard good and bad about the short first gear...some guys love it and others say its worthless215 suited ,175 hp 84tq, 64'', all motor NO NOS, lower first gear in tranny, forks cut down 2'' rear shock re-valve, I run 14 best MPH with 16t 43t 151mph trapping in 5th gear about 8500rpms, best et with 16t 44t but im about 2 bike from trapping bumping the rev limiter. Thanks
Bike makes more tq in sixth...
Stay away from a small front sprocket, 16 if you have to, 17 is even better. I'm going to an 18 soon enough actually.
I suggested going to big sprockets as opposed to a tiny one in the front due to the chain, not tq or any other reason. I hate small sprockets, they're hell on the chain, thats all....yall trip me out,gear ratio is gear ratio no matter if your changing the countershaft or on the axle,all that torque bs dont come into play until you get into bigger engines and i mean strokers.everybody thinks too much when it comes to gear....i ran a 14-43 gear on motor and left at 9k and the bike would do a backflip...now tell me i lost torque??its all about what works best for YOU and your ability.rider weight,hp and the rpm your leaving at is all you gota put into the picture.wheelbase depends on talent imo,you can put a super short gear under a really short bike and still ride the piss out of it if you got skill.