All Things Moto! Dirtbike Forums

Go Back   All Things Moto! Dirtbike Forums > Dirt Bike - ATV - Suspension Forums > ATV/UTV Forums > ATV/UTV - Honda

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #21  
Old 08-16-2012, 07:11 PM
QuadGod13's Avatar
Welcome To ATM
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Last Online: 08-16-2012 07:14 PM
Location: ohio
Posts: 1
Default More Power for my 2001 400ex

     

im the 2nd owner of a 2001 honda 400ex. a guy bought it brand new for his daughter and she didnt like it cause it has no reverse. so it sat in the garage for years. i bought it and road it for a couple years. it was completely stock. i am in the process of redoing it. ive got my frame,a arms,tie rods,axle,swing arm,steering stem,and handle bars powder coated. also ordered white plastic. performance wise i port and polished head and adjusted valves. also went with a 426 bore kit. and kn air filter and hmf slip on(came with jet kit)...so my question is, what more can i do for more power/speed????
thanks!!!
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 09-05-2012, 09:05 AM
Beginner Class
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Last Online: 10-17-2012 10:15 AM
Location: Western NC
Posts: 45
Default

You can always adjust your gearing if you want some more "get-up-and-go"... Perhaps getting a rear sprocket 2 teeth larger than the current one. Will lose a bit of top speed, but who really runs 60+mph in the woods anyways? (for more than a few seconds)... That being said, you may be a desert rider, and you often run 60+ for extended periods Depends on what you prefer.

You can also get some lighter, sportier tires.. Sounds like you've done just about everything else you can reasonably do, and not be riding around on a ticking time bomb
Reply With Quote
Reply

  All Things Moto! Dirtbike Forums > Dirt Bike - ATV - Suspension Forums > ATV/UTV Forums > ATV/UTV - Honda


Bookmarks

Thread Tools


Similar Threads for: more power for my 400ex!!!
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
power now valve vs. power blade vs. powerwing nater24 4-Stroke Dirt Bikes - Yamaha 15 07-17-2009 05:35 AM
DR.D and 400ex?? zuki General Discussion 0 08-28-2004 05:11 PM
400ex limited660 ATV/UTV Forums 7 04-26-2004 11:00 AM
Will this fit on a 400ex?? MotoMan ATV/UTV Forums 14 03-31-2004 05:57 PM
400ex? MATTXR250R General Discussion 21 11-20-2003 08:20 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright ©2002-2017, JDub Consulting, Inc. All Right Reserved.