Sprocket spacer for O-ring chain? 99 YZ400f

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  • Jeff22

Posted April 22, 2013 - 09:49 AM


My bike has a basic chain at the moment, and I have an O-ring chain to put on but will I need a sprocket spacer? Thanks.

  • grayracer513

Posted April 22, 2013 - 09:59 AM


Not unless the chain is ridiculously wide. Most of them are fine.

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  • DGXR

Posted April 22, 2013 - 12:49 PM


The difference in width is usually not enough to cause problems and you should be fine. If the sprockets are worn at all, they will cause the new chain to wear faster and most people recommend replacing the final drive as a set (both sprockets and chain). Just check the chain slack/adjustment regularly, which should be done whether the chain is new or not.

  • Jeff22

Posted April 23, 2013 - 08:16 AM



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