15 tooth coutershaft sprocket - XR600

5 replies to this topic
  • StevePSD

Posted March 18, 2005 - 01:00 PM


My newly dual-sported '87 XR600 is currently running the stock 14/48 gearing, which is great off-road. On a couple of occasions I will be traveling on-road for 100 or so miles and would like to alter the gearing when necessary. I was thinking about just swapping in a 15 tooth countershaft sprocket for these trips. Does the case-saver have to be removed, since it is pretty tight with a 14 in there right now?


  • don87xr600

Posted March 18, 2005 - 01:07 PM


No you don't.

  • StevePSD

Posted March 18, 2005 - 04:52 PM



Again, thanks!!


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  • minioutlaw

Posted March 18, 2005 - 06:05 PM


I had to grind my cs to fit the 15 tooth sprocket on my '97 XR600.

  • rmhrc630

Posted March 18, 2005 - 11:41 PM


I think it doesnt fit. 14 tooth was the tightest. 15 will mean removal

  • truck6driver

Posted March 19, 2005 - 06:28 AM


The XR650L uses a 15 tooth sprocket and should fit the XR600 since they share the same case. I run an XR600 14 tooth sprocket on my 650 for dirt use and teh15 tooth for street. The chain may need to be put on the sprocket before sliding it on the counter shaft though.

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