Anyone geared down their 2011 ?


5 replies to this topic
  • ChillyKTM

Posted November 07, 2011 - 01:21 PM

#1

I find 3rd gear winding out a bit quick on my 2011 , someone said to go up one tooth in rear to help open up the gear a bit ??? Anyone done this and found success ? Thanks

  • grayracer513

Posted November 07, 2011 - 01:39 PM

#2

If third winds out too quickly, gearing down would only make matters worse, unless the plan was to use 4th more often.

  • powers450f

Posted November 07, 2011 - 05:17 PM

#3

I run a 50 tooth rear on my 2011 and it evens everything out nicely in my opinion.

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • josh8811

Posted November 07, 2011 - 05:36 PM

#4

I'm running a 50 also... I think it makes 2nd and 3rd a lot more usable on the track and in the desert gnar...

You won't use 1st ever on the track, but it's nice to have the lower first in the nasty rocks and roots if you ride that.

I also high recommend the FWW.. I don't notice it at all as far as reducing the snap, but it does make the bike tractor better at a lower RPM

  • Stu2

Posted November 07, 2011 - 08:42 PM

#5

Yup running a 50 rear too, I'm heavy so I find it just closes the gap and I can now use 4th more, I race the bike in cross country and harescramble

  • yzdaddy

Posted November 09, 2011 - 07:21 AM

#6

i went up one tooth on counter shaft. i like it





Related Content

Forums
Photo

Should I buy this bike? help....... by Numsa Hul


Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • * * * * *
  • 10 replies
Forums
Photo

Chubby dad, looking at bikes , First trip to the orange/black forum ! by Slow_ride


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250-530 EXC/MXC/SXC/XC-W/XCR-W (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  28 replies
Forums
Photo

Megabomb Fitment by 288yz450


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 1 reply
Forums
Photo

Snake pit oct 30th by The Anvil


Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Regional Discussion   California
  • Hot  293 replies
Forums
Photo

YZ450FX OR YZ450F by MESSMAKER


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • Hot  30 replies
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.