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Finnaly my DRZ goes like before, but i m feeling that i need to change something becouse gears are very short and high rpms. Now i got front sprocket 13t, rear 48t. I m thinking to put 14t in front or should i get 15t? I riding about 60% offroad and 40% on road only in city

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Finnaly my DRZ goes like before, but i m feeling that i need to change something becouse gears are very short and high rpms. Now i got front sprocket 13t, rear 48t. I m thinking to put 14t in front or should i get 15t? I riding about 60% offroad and 40% on road

 

15-47 is a pretty good compromise, but it favors dirt. Highway or freeway would be better with 44 on the rear. Get steel regardless......it'll last way longer.  ;)

15/'44 works the best imo,  i tried a few different combos,  but stock works the best for true 50/50 type riding.

 

can climb anything out there and still hit 95+ mph.

With 15t front i still can make wheelies ? Is there different between 13t and 14t sprockets ? 

 

I think 15/44 not the best combo for me becouse i living in small city and there is no space for 95mph

With 15t front i still can make wheelies ? Is there different between 13t and 14t sprockets ? 

 

I think 15/44 not the best combo for me becouse i living in small city and there is no space for 95mph

You can most definately wheelie with a 15/44 gearing combo,  even with a stock bike.   

 

you can try 14/44 then,  will rev high at 70mph but will be much easier to wheelie,  if that is what you are after.

Changing 1 tooth in the front is like changing 3 in the back. 

Try a 14/48 combo, it should be good for street and dirt. 

Changing 1 tooth in the front is like changing 3 in the back. 

Try a 14/48 combo, it should be good for street and dirt. 

 

Yeh, that's actually the way to go since he already has the 48.......

so with 14/48 will be same as 13/51 ? 

so with 14/48 will be same as 13/51 ? 

 

Nope, 14/48 will be like 13/45

Yes, sorry, my math never was very good :)

15-47 is a pretty good compromise, but it favors dirt. Highway or freeway would be better with 44 on the rear. Get steel regardless......it'll last way longer.  ;)

 

 

+1 

 

15/47 is a great setup for 50/50. tight woods still work like this. 

I love my 15/47 I ride probably 60%street 40% off road

Today I read about a guy running 14/38 tearing a couple of teeth off his CS sprocket. It's a wonder he didn't blow his gears up.

I would say 15/48. I used to run 14/44 when I did just in town and off road. Still left some for speed bursts but worked on trails

Yes, sorry, my math never was very good :)

 

It's easier and cheaper to change out the front cog..I would just try the 14t first and see how that works for you...

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It's easier and cheaper to change out the front cog..I would just try the 14t first and see how that works for you...

yup, i  m thinking the same first i m gonna try 14t and i hope first gears will be little bit longer than now

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I'm running 14/47. 100% dirt but I put a rekluse 2.0 in and now I'm going back to 15/44. I never use 1st gear with the low gearing and rekluse.

Today I read about a guy running 14/38 tearing a couple of teeth off his CS sprocket. It's a wonder he didn't blow his gears up.

 

 

why would that combination hurt anything unless the chain was very very loose and doubled up once going through ? 

 

(i have 15/39 and occasionally 14/39 on mine, aside the chain slider wears - no issues)

I wondering what exacly does front sprocket, now i have 13t it gives more power at low revs so 14,15t gives more power at higher revs and thats all ? 

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