Motor Stalls and Flywheel Weights

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  • MX974

Posted January 13, 2002 - 02:24 PM


I race the +40 class in local motocross and quite often have killed the motor going into tight turns. Do you think a flywheel weight would reduce the chance of killing the motor. My thought is more intertia to keep the motor cranking even under heavy braking.



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  • Hillcrester

Posted January 13, 2002 - 04:20 PM


I added a 10 oz. Steahly flywheel weight to my 426 with great results. The engine accelerates the same as before only now I can enter turns without the fear of stalling.

  • MXOldtimer

Posted January 13, 2002 - 05:00 PM


Does the engine stall or are you killing the engine? If you stab that rear brake when coming into a corner that along with the compression braking you'll lock up the rear wheel you'll kill the engine and with all the compression unlike a 2 smoke it wont relight itself.


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