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Maybe one of the guys in Europe where they are street legal can comment on this. I saw a photo on one of the sites and man the rear sprocket was small.

If not I would think sprocket specialists or some other sprocket company could build a custom small one for you.

Just curious as to why your after a really small rear sprocket?
 

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QUOTE (raredirt @ Sep 2 2008, 01:14 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=11475
Maybe one of the guys in Europe where they are street legal can comment on this. I saw a photo on one of the sites and man the rear sprocket was small.

If not I would think sprocket specialists or some other sprocket company could build a custom small one for you.

Just curious as to why your after a really small rear sprocket?


I don't really like acceleration all that much. i have always prefered more top speed. Top speed gives me more sensations. Beside that, I live in a county ( Ontario, Canada) where it is legal to drive them on cetrtain back roads. The kawasaki has a very good power to wait ration if y (+/- 1 pound for 0,1 hp ) and a very decent hp output per cubic inch. All cars with those number are good for easly past 140 miles per hour. I personaly think that it has potentila for real speed. I never go race. I don't like because I can damage my atv. I tried once and I almost collided with a suzuki 400. He didn't see me. So all I really do is drive it around in the open. There is room for much more speed. On top of that if I am driving at the same speed with lower rpm's I will save fule and give a longer life to the engine. I will take your hint and look at what I can find in europe. Seem that there is nothing here.
 

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I'm assuming you are talking about the rear sprocket? If you drop down in size you will lose top end speed. You can go with a 15 up front and a 34 in the rear...or search around for a smaller rear
 

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QUOTE (offroadhunter @ Sep 2 2008, 09:41 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=11479
I'm assuming you are talking about the rear sprocket? If you drop down in size you will lose top end speed. You can go with a 15 up front and a 34 in the rear...or search around for a smaller rear

Are we getting them backwards here? I dropped down in the back on mine originally to gain more top end. He will be loosing torque which he is aware of but by going lower in the rear gear he will be gaining top end speed.

European Street Legal quad. That is a small sprocket made for speed.
 

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QUOTE (offroadhunter @ Sep 2 2008, 11:58 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=11484
Came out wrong..the drop in the front won't help with any extra top end but the rear will..That is a small looking sprocket!



I found a manufacture in the usa that makes 33 tooth rear sprockets. The campany's name is " Krause racing's sidewider rocket" . They seem to be n the buisness for many years. Their sprockets are expensive. The top of the line cost 90$ us for front and 170$us for back. But they are garanted for life. they also have a chain " chain with the brain", they say it can reduce friction and give an ectra 2 hp. i am going to look at their intemediate sprocket. I don't need one that will last 20 years.


QUOTE (raredirt @ Sep 2 2008, 11:08 AM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=11480
Are we getting them backwards here? I dropped down in the back on mine originally to gain more top end. He will be loosing torque which he is aware of but by going lower in the rear gear he will be gaining top end speed.

European Street Legal quad. That is a small sprocket made for speed.

your spocket looks extremly small. How many teeth is it? And what is the top speed of your atv? May i also know the name of the manufacturer?
 
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