heavier flywheel question?

25 replies to this topic
  • Derwud

Posted January 20, 2006 - 12:07 PM


Would you be interested in selling one, if I were to decide that I'd like one?

Sure, where are you located?

  • tutta_velocita

Posted January 20, 2006 - 12:26 PM


Cool, I'm in San Jose, CA.


  • Btwick

Posted January 20, 2006 - 01:00 PM


Put the Stealey 8oz on my 02 426 and can't tell much difference. If you do this, go heavier than the 8oz...

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  • Derwud

Posted January 20, 2006 - 01:19 PM


I'm in Pasadena, I was thinking you could come over, but it's a little far. But I might make you a good deal on them.

  • riderman329

Posted January 20, 2006 - 04:52 PM


i have a question, what does a flywheel weight really do for a motocross racer?

does it help to get rid of engine braking, and what else?


  • flintlock28

Posted January 20, 2006 - 05:33 PM


I guess the only real benefit for the MX racer, would be less chance of stalling the bike out in a tight turn, at low RPM's...that is, the inertia of the heavier flywheel would make it less likely to stall. I have a 2004 yz450f, and when I rode it in the woods, I would stall it at least 5 or 6 times a day......after I got acclimated to the bike, I just learned to use the clutch a little more judiciously in the tight stuff, and no more stalling. Since I ride both MX and trails, I don't want to give up the "hit" of the lighter flywheel, so I just have "learned" to ride it different in the tight stuff.

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