will a heavier flywheel do this?

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  • KAS

Posted November 03, 2007 - 09:06 PM


Its common knowledge a heavier FW will help with stalling, smooth power, etc.

But will it cure this?

If you're coming out of a tight turn in 2nd gear, roll on the throttle.....that throbbing "chug-chug-chug-chug" feel. Will a flywheel help smooth that out?

  • duzz10

Posted November 03, 2007 - 09:16 PM


I was having the same problem. You need to use the clutch or catch the next lower gear.

  • John407

Posted November 03, 2007 - 11:09 PM


I have a 10oz weight on my '03 and I've never felt the individual power pulses or chugging like you mention. Trouble is it's been over 4 years since I put the wieght on so I can't remember what it was like without the wieght.

  • rexbond007

Posted November 04, 2007 - 06:48 AM


i found i can lug my bike more with the weight, meaning go slower and crank on the throttle with out stalling.

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  • 2grimjim

Posted November 04, 2007 - 08:56 AM


I think it means you need to downshift, or get rid of the 18 tooth countershaft sprocket.

  • John407

Posted November 04, 2007 - 12:14 PM


I think it means you need to downshift, or get rid of the 18 tooth countershaft sprocket.

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  • KAS

Posted November 04, 2007 - 12:19 PM


Always love the helpful insight from the peanut gallery.

Seriously though, I'm not lugging the motor down so low its on the verge of flaming out.

Its just that off the bottom, there is a very pronounced chug-a-chug feel to a 450.

  • grunkthump

Posted November 04, 2007 - 12:21 PM


NO chug feel on my 07'!! And that is WITH the 9oz. GYTR fww and 51T sprocket....just SMOOOOTH steady stream of AWESOME power!!

  • Ga426owner

Posted November 04, 2007 - 04:45 PM


yes a FW will help get rid of this

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