5000ml / 8000km on chain and sprokets
Posted December 11, 2004 - 11:56 PM
I just changed the front sprocket at 6000km, but because of the worn chain it it dead now. Front sprocket is with broken teeth now it happened yesterday on the trail, and the chain is without 3 rolls. It happened after I gas it hard. I just wanted to see the limit of all this.
BTW the chain specification Yamaha gives 150.1mm on 10 links is pretty accurate! I passed this specification 500km back...
I oil my chain every evening after ride and wash. I have washed my chain 2 times in the period with gasoline. I put this millage from the end of Feb until yesterday.
Posted December 12, 2004 - 03:10 AM
I've seen many a crankcase smashed and gearbox shafts bent from a broken chain.
Posted December 12, 2004 - 09:48 AM
i recommend making your own alu chain guard (10mm thick), mine held through both breakings as in a fairy tail, guard hit marks can be seen nicely
original chain guard is too thin and the plastic protector is a dirt gathering device
instead of original sprockets, Im very pleased with steel JT sprocket, very tough and durable no signs of wear after 2.000 kms
Posted December 12, 2004 - 12:05 PM
Posted December 13, 2004 - 05:32 PM