16-50 gearing on 426

5 replies to this topic
  • the426master

Posted August 07, 2004 - 12:45 PM


has anyone tried 16/50 gearing on their 400 426 or 450 if so what do you think of it :thumbsup:

  • ncmountainman

Posted August 07, 2004 - 01:54 PM


i'm thinkin it would go mighty fast :thumbsup:

  • Hamish

Posted August 07, 2004 - 10:48 PM


i think you'd be doing well to fit a 16t up front. :devil: I dont think the ol' Wr would be too stable at those speeds either :thumbsup:

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  • captain_S

Posted August 08, 2004 - 12:08 PM


I gotta back hamish on this one,i don`t think a 16 will fit on the front,i`m runnin a 15/51 for the fields rite now,and to go much higher would kill the motor!,15/50 would be about as much as i would try off road,anymore would kill throttle response to the point of zero!

  • Hamish

Posted August 09, 2004 - 12:57 AM


I meant physically. The sprocket guard would probably have to be modified, as would the chain slider.

  • captain_S

Posted August 09, 2004 - 11:14 AM


Yeah i had to mod my case saver and trim the slider just to fit a 15!,i think a 16 would have you eating clutch plates!,so i doubt it would be worth the work to make a new guard and case saver and it would leave the slider at the front of the swingarm very thin or non exsitant!


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