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post #11 of 16 Old 08-06-2019, 04:23 PM
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Thanks nvr2old. Did the peg lowering kit reduce the max cornering angle much?
I'm semi-agressive at times in the turns and have never even touched a feeler.

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"I'm semi-agressive at times in the turns and have never even touched a feeler."
Show me your chicken strips...
I'm not aggressive as such and have touched the stock pegs occasionally. I got shorter DR pegs and haven't hit those anymore.
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All the stuff that seemed off to you is actually normal for the engine / chassis / bike.

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Factor in to change (upgrade) the clutch basket (Werks). The V2 basket is just as primitive as the original VEE basket and causes vibration in the 3-4k range. With the modified basket the engine is much more pleasant and not much different than the 650. What I called the "agricultural nature" is pretty much gone. Also consider adding a booster plug and you can accelerate from 2k on out! Its a sweet ride now!

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Factor in to change (upgrade) the clutch basket (Werks). The V2 basket is just as primitive as the original VEE basket and causes vibration in the 3-4k range. With the modified basket the engine is much more pleasant and not much different than the 650. What I called the "agricultural nature" is pretty much gone. Also consider adding a booster plug and you can accelerate from 2k on out! Its a sweet ride now!


Or instead of spending $500 just ride around above 4K rpm!

The motor is happier there anyway.
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#3 can be improved by installing a shift arm linkage from a TL... The arm is shorter which leads to a shorter throw at the lever. less false shifts and a crisper feel...

Part #23 on the diagram.
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