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post #4 of (permalink) Old 05-14-2009, 01:22 PM
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Rear end ratio of 4.25 sounds much too high ... The stock GL1200 rearend is 2.83.. Your engine rpms would be much higher.. Here are my results (Actual Spreadsheet here to play with)

[Also, if you want to unlock the whole sheet so that you can change more than just the red and green cells, the password is GL1200 and that is upper case GL]
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