520 sproket/525 chain

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Aug 4 21:27:54 PDT 2008


reverse that order :)


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy Grein" <randygrein at comcast.net>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 9:26 PM
Subject: Re: 520 sproket/525 chain


> High milage, dirt, water, neglect...
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
> 
> On Aug 4, 2008, at 7:43 AM, KC Gager wrote:
> 
>> We run 520 on the liter bikes all the time. I had my last for 3  
>> years. I'm
>> not sure what the deal is with wear on a street bike.
>>
>> KC Gager
>> BRG Racing Products
>> "We Have Sickness For Quickness"
>> KC at brgracing.com
>> http://www.brgracing.com
>> (925)672-5789
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Randy Grein [mailto:randygrein at comcast.net]
>> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2008 9:12 PM
>> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: 520 sproket/525 chain
>>
>> Check it again KC - the chain he has is 525, he wants to use the
>> thinner 520 sprockets. Seems like a waste of a good aluminum sprocket
>> (they wear too fast for me on the street), but I can't see it cutting
>> on the chain - way too soft. The sideways slop might make it do some
>> funny things, but I've never tried it. Normally I just swap carriers,
>> unless Dave is using aftermarket wheels instead of stock SV parts in
>> which case it doesn't take that much to change sprockets.
>>
>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>
>> On Aug 3, 2008, at 2:59 PM, KC Gager wrote:
>>
>>> I'm sorry if you are going to run a 520 chain you need to run 520
>>> gears
>>> front and back
>>>
>>> KC Gager
>>> BRG Racing Products
>>> "We Have Sickness For Quickness"
>>> KC at brgracing.com
>>> http://www.brgracing.com
>>> (925)672-5789
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Vero Anderson [mailto:vero at thorasaurus.com]
>>> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2008 2:34 PM
>>> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
>>> Subject: RE: 520 sproket/525 chain
>>>
>>>
>>> Really?  I'd think a 525 chain on a 520 sprocket would lead to
>>> excessive
>>> wear, with the chain being able to move left and right over the
>>> sprocket,
>>> and the sprocket cutting grooves into a portion of the chain's load
>>> bearing surfaces.
>>>
>>> On Sun, 3 Aug 2008, KC Gager wrote:
>>>
>>>> No issues a bit lighter cheaper if you have a problem at the track
>>>> and
>>> need
>>>> parts more people have 520 chains....
>>>>
>>>> KC Gager
>>>> BRG Racing Products
>>>> "We Have Sickness For Quickness"
>>>> KC at brgracing.com
>>>> http://www.brgracing.com
>>>> (925)672-5789
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: dsapsis at comcast.net [mailto:dsapsis at comcast.net]
>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2008 5:56 AM
>>>> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
>>>> Subject: Re: 520 sproket/525 chain
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> OK, hypothetically, speaking, what are the issues with using a 520
>>>> rear
>>>> sproket carrying a 525 chain?  I am (hypotherically mind you)
>>>> consideing
>>>> mounting a race wheel on my streetbike.
>>>> --dave
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>


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