Transmission sprocket ?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 16 09:29:38 PDT 2011


stock is 525, if you put the new 520  one shoulder in it sticks a bit further out. If you put it shoulder out, it sticks a bit further in.
In other words you don't get it exact either way, the difference is about the same.

use channel lock pliers



On Aug 16, 2011, at 9:19 AM, Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:

> Hmmm, that puts the numbers in towards the case.
> 
> Well, good thing I didn't bend down the lock washer yet ...  :-)
> 
> What is a good way to get a nice bend on that washer: wood chisel and then a flat tip punch? Gently. 
> 
> Henrik
> 
> On Aug 15, 2011, at 1:17 AM, Zoran wrote:
> 
>> Actually raised side goes out. Stock sprocket is flat on back side so should any you replace it with.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>> TWF Racing
>> 775-786-4881
>> www.twfracing.com
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Aug 14, 2011, at 1:20 PM, Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:
>> 
>>> Thanks Ernest
>>> 
>>> On Aug 13, 2011, at 5:58 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>>> 
>>>> raised in
>>> 
>>> That makes sense - it puts the engraved sprocket part number and tooth count facing out and readable.
>>> 
>>>> I use a two by four and block the wheel.
>>> 
>>> Yep. that's what I've done on other bikes
>>> 
>>>> put the chain on and SEE how many links you need, much safer 
>>> 
>>> Good idea. I'll route the chain - which is exactly 110 links - and see how it fits.
>>> 
>>> Henrik
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Aug 13, 2011, at 2:43 PM, Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Sorry - rookie question alert:
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'm exchanging my stock chain/sprocket setup for a Superlite 520 conversion kit, keeping the stock 15/45 gearing.
>>>>> 
>>>>> - the 520 transmission sprocket has one side flat and the other side has a raised area. When comparing to the tooth alignment on the stock sprocket it looks like the raised side should face out and away from the engine. Is that correct?
>>>>> 
>>>>> - from the manual it looks like I will need to put the chain on and block the rear wheel (2x4) in order to tighten the nut to the 105 ft.lbs. specified in the manual. Correct?
>>>>> 
>>>>> - since I'm keeping stock 15/45 gearing I should count out 110 links - as specified in the manual - on the new chain - right?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Anything else I should keep an eye out for?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Henrik
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 



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