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Can You Dyno a Dirt Bike with a Dirt Tire on it

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I am not a numbers junkie, however I have made some real performance strides with my machine over factory power. I was curios what sort of numbers my bike would make. Havy any of you put a dirt bike on the dyno?

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Depends on the drum. Most Bike Dynos can be bought with 2 drums one for street tires and one for dirt tires. You can always put a street tire on for test if they don't have the dirt drum

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I ran my XR650 on the dyno. No problems, didn't wear the tire. This was on a dynojet dyno, I think they ran it in 5th gear, strapped the back of the bike down with straps so slipage wasn't a problem.

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You will want to swap your knobby for a slick if you want to see accurate numbers from the dyno. Knobbies spin on a dyno, strapped or not.

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If you plan to do alot of tuning on the dyno drum, the knobbies to wear fast. But a couple of "pulls" won't be much wear.

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