GYTR flywheel weight


6 replies to this topic
  • Dune Ready

Posted April 08, 2014 - 01:56 PM

#1

I have a 2013 450. I have been looking at the 4.4 oz flywheel. Has anyone actually tried it? Is it that noticeable? 4.4 doesn't seem like a lot

  • buellover

Posted April 08, 2014 - 02:25 PM

#2

I don't know about the 4.4 oz, but I put a 9 oz on my '06 and it seemed to kick over easier, and not kill as often when riding slow trails



  • grayracer513

Posted April 08, 2014 - 03:00 PM

#3

The GYT-R 4.4 ounce for the '10-'13 models is the equivalent of the 9 ounce for the older bikes because the flywheel is larger in diameter.  In fact, it increases the inertia mass more than the 9 oz weight does on an '09.  The distance the weight is place away from center is a major influence on inertia.

 

It does smooth out the power noticeably, it does reduce the off-idle jerkiness, it does help prevent stalling, it does improve traction, and it DOES NOT make the bike sluggish, less responsive, or less quick.



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  • Dune Ready

Posted April 08, 2014 - 03:32 PM

#4

So basically no negatives about it?

  • grayracer513

Posted April 08, 2014 - 04:48 PM

#5

Not to my way of thinking. Should have been built that way.

  • blrmaker

Posted April 08, 2014 - 05:21 PM

#6

Not to my way of thinking. Should have been built that way.

 

Thank you. I have ordered one for my 06' and  cant wait to try it!



  • grayracer513

Posted April 08, 2014 - 09:05 PM

#7

Bear in mind that it isn't going to be night & day different at 9 ounces on a flywheel that's smaller than your gas cap, but you'll notice it.







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