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What should i get gents!? I keep seeing something about "-1/+2" to make the bike feel more like a 636 but what are the real benfits? And where do i get a good one? Help a brother out!
 

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What should i get gents!? I keep seeing something about "-1/+2" to make the bike feel more like a 636 but what are the real benfits? And where do i get a good one? Help a brother out!
I just went stock tooth in the front and +2 in the rear on my 07 a couple days ago. both sprockets are from Driven and are both Steel. no aluminum.

I took the bike out today for a nice 2hr ride and I can deffinetely feel the difference. The bike has more pull to it now and i love it! I didnt want to go -1 in the front too mainly because that would have been a BIG move. -1 in the front is like +3 in the back so going -1/+2 to me is too much at once. I went just +2 in the back because to me that was decent move and if i wanted more pull, i then would buy the -1 front sprocket. I wasnt sur eif i would even like the +2 in the back.

anyways, i love my new sprocket setup :bigthumb: .

ps, sorry i havent driven on the highway yet. Idk what rpm i will be at going 65mph...
 

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I did -1 in the front and left the rear alone a few days ago. I kinda wish I did it the other way around and left the front alone and did +2 in the rear.

It's a big difference in rpm and it while I like how much pull the bike has for mainly riding on the freeway it is just a little excessive lol. The bottom end isn't lifeless anymore though...

But at 85mph (GPS not speedo) on the freeway it's pushing 9k rpm and reads about 101mph on the speedo because the sprocket change threw the speedo off so bad.

Idk. I like it and I don't right now. I love the power but I use my bike as a commuter bike it just doesn't make logical sense. haha
 

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I just went stock tooth in the front and +2 in the rear on my 07 a couple days ago. both sprockets are from Driven and are both Steel. no aluminum.

I took the bike out today for a nice 2hr ride and I can deffinetely feel the difference. The bike has more pull to it now and i love it! I didnt want to go -1 in the front too mainly because that would have been a BIG move. -1 in the front is like +3 in the back so going -1/+2 to me is too much at once. I went just +2 in the back because to me that was decent move and if i wanted more pull, i then would buy the -1 front sprocket. I wasnt sur eif i would even like the +2 in the back.

anyways, i love my new sprocket setup :bigthumb: .

ps, sorry i havent driven on the highway yet. Idk what rpm i will be at going 65mph...

Thanks man i appreciate the insight i will try the same set:yumyum:
 

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I did -1 in the front and left the rear alone a few days ago. I kinda wish I did it the other way around and left the front alone and did +2 in the rear.

It's a big difference in rpm and it while I like how much pull the bike has for mainly riding on the freeway it is just a little excessive lol. The bottom end isn't lifeless anymore though...

But at 85mph (GPS not speedo) on the freeway it's pushing 9k rpm and reads about 101mph on the speedo because the sprocket change threw the speedo off so bad.

Idk. I like it and I don't right now. I love the power but I use my bike as a commuter bike it just doesn't make logical sense. haha

Hahaha thats your inner street rider telling you wanna go fast... Thanks for the insight
 

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I did -1 in the front and left the rear alone a few days ago. I kinda wish I did it the other way around and left the front alone and did +2 in the rear.

It's a big difference in rpm and it while I like how much pull the bike has for mainly riding on the freeway it is just a little excessive lol. The bottom end isn't lifeless anymore though...

But at 85mph (GPS not speedo) on the freeway it's pushing 9k rpm and reads about 101mph on the speedo because the sprocket change threw the speedo off so bad.

Idk. I like it and I don't right now. I love the power but I use my bike as a commuter bike it just doesn't make logical sense. haha
What's wrong with 9k? These bikes don't even hit the powerband until 10k, hell the bike doesn't redline till 15k what are you worried about?
 
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What's wrong with 9k? These bikes don't even hit the powerband until 10k, hell the bike doesn't redline till 15k what are you worried about?
There is nothing wrong with it from a mechanical perspective. But gas mileage is probably worse which for a commuter is the biggest deal. lol.

I do like it I just don't think it's "smart" in the sense of logic for what I use the bike for haha.
 

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I suggest you purchase Both gears -1 front and +2 rear. They really don't cost much and are easy to change. Then you can try them in different variations to see what works best for you. I run -1+2 and love it
 

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I just went +2 in the rear (SUPERSPROX) and I gotta say I love how awake the bike feels now but I do commute 120 miles a day and the 9K rpm to do 85 is starting to bother me...just from the engine strain standpoint...I also bought the -1 in the front but haven't installed it yet...glad I didn't do it too...But overall I do like the feel of the +2 in the rear...I would say it throws speedo off about 15mph and puts you up about 1K rpm to be where you were before. (Ps. My valves are in desperate need of adjustment too so that may have added to me not like the higher cruising rpm right now)
 

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I just went +2 in the rear (SUPERSPROX) and I gotta say I love how awake the bike feels now but I do commute 120 miles a day and the 9K rpm to do 85 is starting to bother me...just from the engine strain standpoint...I also bought the -1 in the front but haven't installed it yet...glad I didn't do it too...But overall I do like the feel of the +2 in the rear...I would say it throws speedo off about 15mph and puts you up about 1K rpm to be where you were before. (Ps. My valves are in desperate need of adjustment too so that may have added to me not like the higher cruising rpm right now)
Then I guess I wouldn't of been happy doing plus 2 in the rear either because that is the exact same result I had with the -1 in front. haha.
 
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