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Old 06-17-2009, 12:25 PM
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I need to replace my sprocket and chain, since I need to replace it anyways im going to change them up to get a little more torque off the line and reduce my top.

Is this what I am looking for?:

http://www.sumofallparts.net/product...d-7b488b6cffb9

basically this is -1 in the front and +2 in the rear plus a XSO chain.
Also has anyone bought from this company before?
Also I don't know much about chains, is the XSO chain a decent chain?

EDIT: I found some reviews on them, some good, some bad but nothing recent most of it was in 07 and 08
 

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Old 06-17-2009, 12:58 PM
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The only company I've dealt with in terms of sprockets and chains is www.sprocketcenter.com and they're great. I called them up and the guy was more than willing to answer some of my questions and he was very nice.

As for what you're looking for... -1/+2 is quite a big jump from stock. Maybe you should try just -1front OR +2rear first.

The problem is that when you change the gearing that much your highway cruising is going to put your RPM's pretty high.

That kit you showed was also a 520 conversion. I would probably just stick with stock 525 because 520 doesn't really yeild any noticable performance increase and it wears out faster.

+ there is plenty of information about this stuff laying around here on the forums. search it up.
 
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Old 06-17-2009, 01:38 PM
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when you say big jump are you talking how much more "get up and go" so to say it will have from a stop? Also I have been searching this quite a bit and it looks like a pretty common mod.

say I get the 520 chain now can I upgrade later on to the 525 chain or would I need to get new sprockets for the 525?

This seems to be the place that gets the best reviews and has the most choices

http://www.indysuperbike.com/custome...ductid=1000000

Also how much faster does the 520 wear out?
 

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Old 06-17-2009, 01:46 PM
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Must run 520 sprockets and 520 chain or 525 sprockets and 525 chain - cannot interchange.

I recommend the SuperSprox rear sprocket. Quality of the front sprocket doesn't really differ, just find something at the price you want to pay.
 
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Old 06-17-2009, 02:14 PM
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If I go with the SuperSprox I can stick with the 525 chain and still go up +2 and still gain torque?

at this site I can choose the size:

http://www.motoworldonline.com/Super...41_p_3622.html

So if I got that this chain would work because it is a 525 chain correct?

http://www.motoworldonline.com/EK-MV...ns_p_2281.html

Also I can mix sprockets correct? for example a 525 rear supersprox +2 with the 525 chain in the link above above and the stock front sprocket?
 

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I did the -1/+2 conversion and it was worth it. Love the change definitely quicker def recommend if you dont mind the high rpms on the highway
 
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I did the -1/+2 conversion and it was worth it. Love the change definitely quicker def recommend if you dont mind the high rpms on the highway
Did you do it with the 520?
 
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I did the 520. Not really sure why..figured i try it out i guess. i'd recommend either.
 
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Originally Posted by Jmclmorrow View Post

http://www.motoworldonline.com/EK-MV...ns_p_2281.html

Also I can mix sprockets correct? for example a 525 rear supersprox +2 with the 525 chain in the link above above and a 525 Chromoly Steel Front Sprocket -1?
Basically I just want to know does it matter with the sprockets as long as they are either both 525 or both 520?
Can anyone answer this for me? I plan on ordering the parts at some point today.
 

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Old 06-18-2009, 10:23 AM
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You can mix brands and stuff...Just make sure you get all 525 or all 520....chain, front and back
 

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