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Old 05-12-2009, 09:48 PM
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(I'm not sure if this is the right section to put this question in, so don't roast me if it's in the wrong section.)

I am having a problem doing a power wheelie on my 2001 F4i. Let me tell you what i've done...I changed my gears to -1/+2 and it wuld pull up pretty good. THEN i did the 600RR swingarm swap and now it won't even get close to pullin up the wheel unless i'm at 9000 RPM. ( I do know that the 600RR swingarm is about 2 inches longer than the stock F4i) but i would really think that it would make a difference with the gearing. My question is this: What do i do to get it up at a lower RPM? Maybe at about 6 grand or whatever normal people power up there wheelies. I also installed a PCIII and an Ignition Module hoping this might help but it didn't.

Any advice would be great. Thanks!!!

P.S. I do NOT want to clutch it up.
 
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Old 05-13-2009, 09:50 AM
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None of you "gearing experts" have any input??
 
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Old 05-13-2009, 09:08 PM
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Gearing experts has nothing to do with how to wheelie your bike. Not many people here are going to make recommendations on doing so.

And yes, two inches can change a lot when it comes to how your bike performs.
 
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Old 05-13-2009, 10:01 PM
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yea two inches is quite a differance. Hold clutch in rev till you here pinging noise then drop clutch and get yer wheelie on! No seriously learn how to control using your clutch an clutch em up way more control over the wheelie that way. Oh and I only do this on the track or in mexico
 
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Old 05-13-2009, 10:33 PM
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I sais i do NOT want to clutch it up. and i guess my question would have been if i go up to like -1/+3 or something like that would i be able to pull it up a much lower RPM? i have -1/+2 sprockets now so i'm guessing that going up higher in the rear sprocket will compensate for the 2 inch longer swingarm.
 
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Old 05-13-2009, 11:33 PM
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MMMicahel, come on man...

You don't NEeED to change your sprocket if you really want to yank up a wheelie. You're dealing with a fuel-injected bike here. All you have to do is ride first gear until it feels like you need to shift then yank the throttle and hold on.

Easy now ---baby steps remember but changing your sprocket is ridiculous.
 
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:47 AM
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It's not that i NEED to change my sprockets. I just don't feel right having to take the bike up to 9000 RPM just to get it to come up in first. What RPM does it normally come up on a stock bike? or a bike with my kind of sprockets?

Thanks for the advice guys!!
-Michael
 
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:25 AM
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It doesn't matter where it would normally come up on a stock bike or on a bike with your sprockets. You changed the sprockets to get more torque but then changed your swingarm and totally negated your sprocket changes.
 
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:06 PM
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I pop mine around 6k with a good yank or around 9k w/o the yank.
 

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