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Old 01-28-2013, 12:52 PM   #20226
Eddy Alvarez
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Originally Posted by Jinksy View Post
If I change my gear ratio from 14/40 to 13/43 will I get better performance off the line? Do I need to adjust the chain length?
14/40 will give you a 2.86 ratio versus 3.31 for a 13/43 sprocket combo. You will get more acceleration and lower top speed. How much of each...I don't know but that big of a jump will be noticeable. Chain question...maybe, maybe not. Change sprockets and then try to adjust chain.
Me: BMW F800GS, BMW F650ST, KTM 525EXC.....Gabriel: KTM 50...Elena: Honda CRF70
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