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Old 10-23-2012, 01:25 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by kamanya
I understand what you are trying to do.

A change to 26:27 would give you less gear than your current Adventure 6th?
You are correct. Going with a 26:27 would give me a .962 ratio, while the current 27:26 setup has a 1.038 ratio. Not sure what I was thinking...

To get the desired improvement, I would need a 28:25 and it would cost $$$$!

Originally Posted by kamanya
You seem to be looking to gearing to solve a consumption issue. Sadly these engines are not known for their efficiency so do what I did....

Get bigger tanks!
I've been thinking about these... I would love to get a set, but they are so expensive! On the flip side, they do provide lot's of surface area for stickers...
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