Monticello LO206 gear

Going to the Monticello, FL sprint track for the first time. Looking for a starting gear ratio for Senior LO206 with #35 chain.
 

JakeH

Member
I do a 1.6 mile track with 15 or so corners. I run a 21/59 and I do pretty well.
 

Brianf60

Member
Try going up and down a few teeth on the rear and see what it does. I have found that we need go at least 2 teeth to really see a change. If your lap times get faster try 2 more teeth and check again.
 

MAG17

Member
We typically go with a ballpark setting based on passed experience at other tracks. Work on the kart to get the most out of it before the racing starts.. and usually end up dropping a tooth. Don't chase you gearing to turn a set RPM. Get as much RPM from the chassis and driver before changing a tooth...
 
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