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i have a 95 ninja 600 with 25k miles. Compared to other 600's its a little slow. Im not sure if its the age high miles or just a less powerful motor. Up until now i never thought i could pull a wheelie until today. i was ridin down some country roads messin around a little, and in first gear i took it to 9k rpm's and it popped a little, then i took it to 10 and it popped a little more then i took it to 10.5 and it shot up. I was shocked. Then i took it to 11 but it wouldnt pop up. I guess 10.5 is the sweet spot. I just felt like sharin this with everyone. Also im wonderin if this will do any harm to the bike bein its old age.
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take it into 2nd, clutch it up, and ride it out, 1st gear wheelies are dangerous, and hard on the bike i.e fork seals, wheels, front end....
 

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it is less powerfull but it will still wheelie. there is a couple of threads in here if u do a search about the dif types of wheelies, but if u just wanna do first. get it to a steady 9k rpm and then jsut pop the throttle open and it should come up, if not do a search for wheelies and the clutch and bounce are explained. and the effects on ur bike.
 

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By 95 Ninja 600, I assume you mean a 95 ZX-6E (also ZZR-600) and not an R. I also have a 95 6E (25K) and it is down on power compared to the 6R. It's about 80 or so horsepower at the rear wheel. I rode it last season, upgraded to a 7R, and my wife now rides the 600. Check-out www.zx6e.com for more info in addition to mods/methods for getting the front wheel up.
 

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80 HP or so! thats more than my 65 HP stock. I am probably pushing atleast 85 to 90 with all the mods now. I never had a problem lifting the front end up while it was stock. I am sure the ZX6r is heavier than the SV weighing in at 363 lbs dry weight. You should be able to get the front end to come up in 1st gear by blipping the throttle, and clutching up in 2nd.
 

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80 HP or so! thats more than my 65 HP stock. I am probably pushing atleast 85 to 90 with all the mods now. I never had a problem lifting the front end up while it was stock. I am sure the ZX6r is heavier than the SV weighing in at 363 lbs dry weight. You should be able to get the front end to come up in 1st gear by blipping the throttle, and clutching up in 2nd.
Yes, 80 HP or so for the ZX-6E (not R) which is a sport touring bike (inline-4) and weighs 400+ lbs. It is not the easiest to go up on one without a few mods (i.e. sprockets, exhaust, jet kit). However, you're SV is a hell of alot lighter and has more power down low (less mods) which would make it easier to go up on one. There is no comparison inline-4/v-twin as the power is distributed differently.
 

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Yes, 80 HP or so for the ZX-6E (not R) which is a sport touring bike (inline-4) and weighs 400+ lbs. It is not the easiest to go up on one without a few mods (i.e. sprockets, exhaust, jet kit). However, you're SV is a hell of alot lighter and has more power down low (less mods) which would make it easier to go up on one. There is no comparison inline-4/v-twin as the power is distributed differently.
All I can suggest is sit all the way back in the seat as you can and clutch up 2nd. My SV has all the mods possible without getting into major internal engine work. I have Stage 3 jet kit, full race Yoshimura exhaust, K&N air filter, and a Fox racing shock whick helps the suspension out alot so I can adjust accordingly for wheelies, interstate, and city riding.
 

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only way ur getting a 600 up in second is either get a huge rear sprocket or just clutch second, and when i mean clutch it i mean pull in clutch rev engine high. and let clutch out. start off by just doing it at a lower rpm and then gradually using more rpm and u will realize that basically its slip the clutch and give WOT and wam right up she goes.
 

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only way ur getting a 600 up in second is either get a huge rear sprocket or just clutch second, and when i mean clutch it i mean pull in clutch rev engine high. and let clutch out. start off by just doing it at a lower rpm and then gradually using more rpm and u will realize that basically its slip the clutch and give WOT and wam right up she goes.
I have rode some on a 600. Even on my V-twin, I keep it about 25-30 MPH in 2nd, clutch in rev till 7k to 9k rpm let the clutch out, while I sit all the way back as I can and wam I'm up, I use throttle control, and shift thru 4 gear, then I loose it, there's alot of wind, and its hard to keep str8 at that point. or I just simply run out of road.
 

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Hey, if I can wheelie my Kat.. anybody can wheelie any sportbike! :lol:
 

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zx636r said:
only way ur getting a 600 up in second is either get a huge rear sprocket or just clutch second...
Not quite. The stock R6 comes up in second if you hammer it. ;)
 

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take it into 2nd, clutch it up, and ride it out, 1st gear wheelies are dangerous, and hard on the bike i.e fork seals, wheels, front end....

But I was told that clutch wheelies are like the worst for bikes. I don't know. Only have done two and they were like the "power" wheelies.
 

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i have a 95 ninja 600 with 25k miles. Compared to other 600's its a little slow. Im not sure if its the age high miles or just a less powerful motor. Up until now i never thought i could pull a wheelie until today. i was ridin down some country roads messin around a little, and in first gear i took it to 9k rpm's and it popped a little, then i took it to 10 and it popped a little more then i took it to 10.5 and it shot up. I was shocked. Then i took it to 11 but it wouldnt pop up. I guess 10.5 is the sweet spot. I just felt like sharin this with everyone. Also im wonderin if this will do any harm to the bike bein its old age.
also IM NOT A SQUID, if someone is plannin on posting that
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me never having ridden a street bike yet and only having 10 years of motocross racing experince i though u could power wheelie an ex.. gsxr 600 at about 70mph and a gsxr1000 at about 100mph i dont know but u can clutch a wheelie on a 1000 at above 120 right?
 
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