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Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by stigger, Feb 19, 2009.
I need a new chain for the POS what's the difference between a 525 and 525H???
The H has thicker (ie Heavy duty) sideplates.
That was always the difference between the standard and the heavy duty chain when I was a penniless oik anyway.
sorry to hijack the thread....
but i tried to adjust the chain on my VTR250 tonight and i noticed that as o rotated the back wheel while it was on the stand i noticed that the chain becomes tighter when the main link is on the back cog.
Im sure that it is not supost to do this...
last week I cleaned the chain with kero and it came up shmick! but i think that i may of opened a can of worms, or just noticed an underlying problem..
Im considering changing the chain, I am assuming it is the stock chain(28+kms), do you think that i should get it changed...?
If your chain is tighter is some sections that means its stretched and therefor cactus. You need a new chain and should check your sprockets as well.
I checked the sprockets last week.. they look fine..
but ill change em anyway if i can get em as well
just called PS and they have the chain for $110
i dont think that the sprockets will be that dear so ill change em anyway...
"Generally" the front sprocket is quite cheap and wears quicker so I change it with the chain. The rear can cost more. Can be tricky identifying a worn sprocket. The teeth are narrower than on a new sprocket and the shape of the teeth can be "wrong". If not sure, compare to a new sprocket or ask someone. A worn sprocket can wreck a new chain alot quicker than a new sprocket.
Cheers got a new chain with o-rings and changed both the sprockets..
booked it in a 3:50pm this arvo at Geoff Taylors this arvo and they were done within 30min....
I am now $300.00 poorer,, but safer at the same time
It's amazing the difference it makes using good chains & sprokets.
Just replaced mine yesterday.
That made me laugh, dude you need a new BIKE