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Ow do people,, just got myself an new SE and got a little query does this thing have anti wheelie lol, I've moved up from a zx9 e1 and can't keep the front wheel down ?, nearly lost the missus off the back last week she was not happy
 

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Traction control should keep the front end down. Try TC 2 or 3. Not sure how that works on the SE. The shear weight from you and a passenger alone along with the now higher and rearward CG would induce squatting and therefore more of a chance to wheelie under hard acceleration.
 

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As they told you before, set the traction control to 2 or 3, if you still don't feel comfortable in 4 or 5.
The gen 5 has more torque and perhaps because of the geometry, it is easier to make power wheelies... but the CT should not allow it to lift more than 2 or 3 inches in mode 3.
 

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Yeah, I’ve been running mine in full power and tc 3 and the front wheel stays on the ground pretty well. Mine is just an R model though, not sure how different the se is. I need to take it out to a nice straight road and play with all the different modes, it’s on my short list of things to do. Anyway, 3 works great if you want the the front to stay down.
 

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As they told you before, set the traction control to 2 or 3, if you still don't feel comfortable in 4 or 5.
The gen 5 has more torque and perhaps because of the geometry, it is easier to make power wheelies... but the CT should not allow it to lift more than 2 or 3 inches in mode 3.
in mode 3 if you really get it, the front can still lift about a foot off the ground but that's it. it's actually pretty damn cool cause it will just hold it at that height.
 

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As they told you before, set the traction control to 2 or 3, if you still don't feel comfortable in 4 or 5.
The gen 5 has more torque and perhaps because of the geometry, it is easier to make power wheelies... but the CT should not allow it to lift more than 2 or 3 inches in mode 3.
the gen 5 is one of if not the longest zx10r there has been, the SE is the heaviest that I know of but then again I am pretty blank when it comes to gen 2 and 3 bikes. I know gen 1 and 4 were for sure shorter and lighter than the 5. Gen 5 is supposed to have more mid range torque, not so sure about bottom end though, my gen 1 felt a whole hell of a lot more snappy off the line
 

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Thanks everyone, I'm running it onTC3, full power. It probably only comes up about a foot so it's probably just me flapping a bit, I thi k a wheelie school might be in order, just a confidence builder,
 

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Thanks everyone, I'm running it onTC3, full power. It probably only comes up about a foot so it's probably just me flapping a bit, I thi k a wheelie school might be in order, just a confidence builder,
Turn TC off! you should have more luck losing the misses :biggrin:
 

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Thanks everyone, I'm running it onTC3, full power. It probably only comes up about a foot so it's probably just me flapping a bit, I thi k a wheelie school might be in order, just a confidence builder,
Turn TC off! you should have more luck losing the misses
lol for sure. even on setting 1 the front will lift. couple feet. only on highest Trac setting will the front not lift more than 6 inch or so
 
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