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Old 02-17-2013, 09:38 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by rg, sw wa. View Post
Dave,

Thanks for the feed back.
I have a 1150GS, not the Adv. model and was thinking of going with the 3.00 final drive. But, not having the same trans. gearing as you with the Adv. model I think I will keep on the hunt for a 3.36 final drive.
You’ve got the good looking fun machine,
Ron
Howdy Ron,

My bike is NOT the Adventure model its a regular R1150GS. I had the 3.00:1.00 final drive in my bike BEFORE I had the hack installed, in "my" opinion the regular GS even with the 3.00:1.00 final drive is not geared low enough if you want your clutch to last, you want good all around drive-ability, and if you want good quick passing power.

I have NO experience with a bike or rig that has the Adventure gearing so I am not qualified to give a competent answer to which final drive ratio would work best with that gear combination.
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