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so I don't know anything about sprockets, other than their function... but I'd like to outfit my bike so that the front will come up easy. What's the best way to do this, and where should I look to buy such items? (i noticed Janinja has an aftermarket sprocket)

Oh and shorty, please don't spam my thread. If you have something constructive to add, that's fine... otherwise see prior sentence.
 

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I recommend searching for the word "Sprockets". It will give you alot of info. Also I remember reading a thread in the past saying that this bike is not for wheelies. You will lose alot of oil from the ?engine? or something like that since it is not a dry sump or whatever. Basicly it said if you wheelie the bike for extended amounts you will blow it up.
 

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-1 in the front and +2 in the back will make it easier, but you will loose top end.
 

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any motorcycle shop should be able to order you some :)

you can find some on D-Bay too
 

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i ordered a 14 tooth off ebay for 15 shipped (sprocket specialists)
i wanted a 15 but 14 was all they had so i said screw it (ive always heard with cars, "dont fear the gear")

paid for it last friday, and i dont know if its been shipped yet :mad:
 

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just to add a note. I've got a 2nd gen and am regearing it -1f/+1r and form what I hear that will still not make it easy to pop up. I'm sure a 14/43 combo would help though.
 

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you can buy them from ronayers, bikebandit or pretty much anywhere online that sells MC parts.

also, any local shop should be able to get them for you.

a 14t in the front will help the cause, but it still may not come up as easy as you'd like.

if you want it to come up on command like a litre bike, youd probably have to go up in the back too
 

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i think 13 would be too small, i think after 14 in the front it'd be much wiser to start adding in the back, as +3 to the back = -1 in the front, and this would keep the chain links in the same amount.
 

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ares-shady said:
is a 13t too small
It is way to small, an if you want to go down that far just add some to the back. try not to change one only, changing one sprocket will make the other to wear down faster. an going down that far you top end will suck. also you will be readline a lot.
 

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if you're changing sprockets for the purpose of doing a wheelie easier, then I don't think top end speed, redlining, gas mileage, and wear & tear are deciding factors in the choice.
 

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i have a 40 tooth rear because that's what came on the zx6 wheel i got off eBay so i could probably only fit a 42 before i run out of chain so i thought it would be easier to put a 13 on the front would it cause any problem's
 

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ares-shady said:
i have a 40 tooth rear because that's what came on the zx6 wheel i got off eBay so i could probably only fit a 42 before i run out of chain so i thought it would be easier to put a 13 on the front would it cause any problem's
I don't think you'll find one. and it's a bad idea to bend the chainthat tight too.

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you should replace the chain and both sprockets all at the same time.

order a chain that is longer than you need. they are only a couple bucks more, and that way you dont get pissed when you find out your chain is 1 link too short, and have to go back to the bike shop.
 

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So. What's the ideal sprocket combo for the aforementioned purposes?
 

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eXce!!eNt said:
So. What's the ideal sprocket combo for the aforementioned purposes?
a stunters bike.


14f -45 r try that out and then get back to us.

unless you are dead set on doing wheelies all the time, you'll probably hate it and go back to stock.
 

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Anyone else? Just would like a couple more opinions.
 
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