600 Modifications This section is specifically for questions and advice pertaining to mods of the current 600 models.

How do I know if I have an aftermarket sprocket on my bike?

  #1  
Old 09-02-2013, 10:10 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 47
Default How do I know if I have an aftermarket sprocket on my bike?

I purchased a 2007 Honda CBR600RR and it has a few mods on it that I have spotted. One of which that is an RK chain. Usually these come along with a sprocket. How do I know what type of sprocket that I have on the bike? The dealership doesn't know what mods the previous owner put on the bike. I'm just trying to figure out what mods it has.
 
  #2  
Old 09-03-2013, 01:05 AM
CJardine's Avatar
Track junkie & modaholic
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 1,848
Default

Take some photos of it. Normally it has a logo or name but without photos it is hard for people to deduce what modifications may be on your bike.
 
  #3  
Old 09-08-2013, 04:20 PM
Conrice's Avatar
Retired Super Moderator and Fighterer
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 6,148
Default

Count the teeth.
 
  #4  
Old 09-11-2013, 07:24 PM
Bryce Swartzwelder's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 118
Default

Measure the thickness of the chain link between the plates across a roller to determine if you have a 520 conversion or not. A 520 chain will measure 1/4 inch or .250 and a 525 will measure 5/16 or .3125 Count the teeth as previously mentioned. Use a magnet against the rear sprocket if you want to see if it is steel or aluminum. Good chance its aluminum or alloy. Origonal Stock honda front sprockets are typically wider than most and have a rubber coating on them that actually contacts the side plates of the chain that deadens driveline noise. Look in your airbox for an air filter and if its changed, check for a power commander under the seat.
 
Attached Thumbnails How do I know if I have an aftermarket sprocket on my bike?-chain-measurement.jpg   How do I know if I have an aftermarket sprocket on my bike?-oem-front-sprocket-coating.jpg  
  #5  
Old 09-18-2013, 06:41 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Mesa AZ
Posts: 2,012
Default

I don't know if I'd call the RK chain a mod just yet. Chains are wear items and need to be replaced, using a different brand then stock doesn't mean anything has been upgraded.
 
  #6  
Old 09-18-2013, 07:25 PM
cBrentb's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dirty South, SC
Posts: 585
Default

Oem chains and sprockets are made by aftrr market companies. Example: on the outside of my sprocket it says AFAM, that's the oem sprocket. I can't remeber the other brand names that are commonly found on bikes. from the factory. You know like RK and D.I.D. ...point is that oem chains are made by aftermarket companies. Like stated before what makes it not stock is the number of teeth.

Ps- to tell the size of the chain look on the side of the links, it should be stamped there. If its not stamped then it could be a cheapy chain. Sometimes the cheaper chains don't come with the size stamped on the links. Hope that helps
 
  #7  
Old 04-27-2014, 03:30 PM
AccountSaver's Avatar
ROTM May 2014
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Greece
Posts: 18
Default

OEM Chain and sprocket are concluded into : DID.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
F4iMane
F4i - Main Forum
10
03-17-2011 11:52 AM
Benjammin
CBR 900RR
8
06-24-2010 04:20 PM
dman81
CBR 600F3
3
05-18-2010 03:29 PM
jc929rrerion
CBR 929RR
8
08-08-2007 10:23 AM
yody
F4i - Main Forum
2
12-14-2005 01:12 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: How do I know if I have an aftermarket sprocket on my bike?


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.