Transmission sprocket ?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 16 09:48:30 PDT 2011


if you turn shoulder facing out the center line of the sprocket is closer to the motor because the sprocket is thinner


On Aug 16, 2011, at 9:40 AM, Zoran wrote:

> Wrong old timing man, washer behind sprocket is aligned with sprocket surface on rear wheel carrier.
> What you do with outside does not matter. If you turn shoulder facing engine front and rear sprockets are not aligned.
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> Thanks,
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> TWF Racing
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
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> On Aug 16, 2011, at 9:29 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
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>> 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
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>> On Aug 16, 2011, at 9:19 AM, Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:
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>>> 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
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>>> On Aug 15, 2011, at 1:17 AM, Zoran wrote:
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>>>> Actually raised side goes out. Stock sprocket is flat on back side so should any you replace it with.
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>>>> Thanks,
>>>> 
>>>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>>>> TWF Racing
>>>> 775-786-4881
>>>> www.twfracing.com
>>>> 
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>>>> 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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