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Old 01-08-2013, 11:44 AM   #570
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Originally Posted by plugeye View Post
stock is just right for me, 16-44. all street use, it'll do 80 ok
I used stock gearing for everything. On the highway it really wasn't powerful enough to pull anything taller, and because of the torque and heavy flywheel it was pretty forgiving in the tight stuff. Mine topped out around 90 mph indicated, pre GPS so couldn't say how accurate that was.
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