Changing gearing -- front vs rear

Kabara, Richard M. richard.kabara at pw.utc.com
Mon Jun 23 14:41:29 PDT 2008


Thanks Zoran, it's 520

>From the RK chain website, comparing their "standard O-ring" chains
http://www.rk-excel.co.jp/global/chain/chain_application.pdf

520 is 3.36  lbs / 100 links

525 is 4.30  lbs / 100 links 


So the 525 is 28% heavier.....I'd call that significantly heavier!



-----Original Message-----
From: zoran [mailto:zv30 at sbcglobal.net] 
Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 5:24 PM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: Changing gearing -- front vs rear

520.


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kabara, Richard M." <richard.kabara at pw.utc.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 2:26 PM
Subject: RE: Changing gearing -- front vs rear


> I'd bet the SV400 uses a lightweight chain, like a 418? (not sure of the
> spec) not the heavier 525 chain the SV650 uses, so the SV400 may be more
> tolerant of the 14 tooth c/s sprocket. 
> 
> Rich
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Stewart [mailto:js at strappe.com] 
> 
> Well, Zoran tells us that the SV 400 has a 14 tooth sprocket stock.


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