520 Conversion?

Ahmed Jehanzeb jehanzeb at verizon.net
Thu Jan 31 23:58:24 PST 2008


Tried the high-end DID, EK and RK chains. 
They all stretched too much!
Then some dude called Zoran, suggested I try Regina.
Never looked back :)
Have over 9, 000 miles and still looking fine!

-----Original Message-----
From: David and Sumudini Guyer [mailto:guyer.hq at verizon.net] 
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 8:03 AM
To: 'Suzuki SV650 Mailing List'
Subject: RE: 520 Conversion?

Many thanks.

So, sticking with stock size... what are good chains to consider, and which
to stay away from? 

-----Original Message-----
From: Ernest Montague [mailto:afm199 at earthlink.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:59 PM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: 520 Conversion?

stock is 525


On Jan 30, 2008, at 6:55 PM, David and Sumudini Guyer wrote:

> So the stock (or Vortex) chain is a ... what? 530?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: zoran [mailto:zv30 at sbcglobal.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 6:10 PM
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
> Subject: Re: 520 Conversion?
>
> you can probably get steel sprocket in 520.
> longevity is dependent on quality of chain and sprockets not size.
> there are 520 chains stronger than 525.
>
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-690-5171
> http://www.twfracing.com/index.html
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "vik anderson" <eeeeek at gmail.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:52 PM
> Subject: Re: 520 Conversion?
>
>
>> It depends on your usage. For a street bike, I don't bother with a 520
>> conversion. I'd rather have longevity.
>>
>> On Jan 29, 2008 5:41 PM, David and Sumudini Guyer 
>> <guyer.hq at verizon.net>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Been quiet, so here's a bit of a noob question...
>>>
>>> I recently got a 46-tooth sprocket.  I have 13K+ on my stock 
>>> sprockets
>>> and
>>> chain, so conventional wisdom seems to imply I should replace them 
>>> all at
>>> the same time.  Okay, I got that.
>>>
>>> Does it make sense to do a 520 conversion?  Am I right that the rear
>>> sprocket only comes in a standard width, or could I have a 530/540 
>>> (or
>>> whatever) rear sprocket?
>>>
>>> In short, what's the story here?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Vik
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