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Long story short, first vehicle that I bought and owned myself, therefore I can now mod something! I've never ever really worked on bikes, or even cars.. So just looking for some tips, or starters to get used to the whole ordeal. Maybe some mods I could start with. Lol I don't even know how to put a slip-on exhaust on! :confused:

Also read somewhere about some sort of swap I could do with the sprockets (I think) to give it a little more umph in first? Can't remember where I saw it..

Anyways, thanks in advanced!

-Mike
 

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Congratz on your new bike!

Youtube will be your friend ;D it is my friend for any instructional video most of the time. even if on a different bike, the concepts are the same.

The sprocket your thinking of is a +1 sprocket. its the front sprocket, the smaller one. It basically extends each gear longer, and makes everything smoother, you lose a little torque, but its worth it for commuters who dont do track racing that dont need the bike to be so torqy. It also will presumably give you better fuel economy.

heres a link on sprockets http://www.kawasakininja300.com/forum/12-ninja-300-appearance-modifications/483-gearing.html

Slip on exhausts are easy, its basically take off some nuts and bolts on the exhaust, slide the old one off the pipe leading off the engine, and slide the new one on. lol hence the slip on name
 

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Congratz on your new bike!
The sprocket your thinking of is a +1 sprocket. its the front sprocket, the smaller one. It basically extends each gear longer, and makes everything smoother, you lose a little torque, but its worth it for commuters who dont do track racing that dont need the bike to be so torqy. It also will presumably give you better fuel economy.
I believe the +1 sprocket gives better fuel economy only at highway speeds in top gear. It probably gives worse fuel economy in 1st gear, but its such a short gear that the benefits in 6th outweigh the losses in first.

Basically, it lets you ride at highway speeds at a lower rpm. Speeds in between have an optimal gear to select regardless of the two gear ratios offered by either the stock or +1
 
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