XR's Only Case Saver


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  • philipstjohn

Posted June 12, 2007 - 03:24 PM

#1

Does anyone use the XR'S Only 15T case saver with the 14T sprocket?, or do you have to have the 14T case saver when using the 14T sprocket? :thumbsup:

  • Billahjack

Posted June 12, 2007 - 04:45 PM

#2

yes. I have the 15t with a 14t sprocket. No issues. I even clamped the stock metal cage back on top of the case saver. Use plenty of loctite when installing. Make sure your allen wrench for the flat-head screw is a good allen wrench. That is not a screw that you want to strip.

  • philipstjohn

Posted June 12, 2007 - 05:38 PM

#3

yes. I have the 15t with a 14t sprocket. No issues. I even clamped the stock metal cage back on top of the case saver. Use plenty of loctite when installing. Make sure your allen wrench for the flat-head screw is a good allen wrench. That is not a screw that you want to strip.


The manual does not mention to use loctite, but I have read posts that guys are recommending to use it. Are you talking about using loctite on the setting plate bolts on the CS, or the case saver?

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  • philipstjohn

Posted June 13, 2007 - 07:45 AM

#4

Do others recommend loctite on the CS bolts?

  • AngryShawn

Posted June 13, 2007 - 11:28 AM

#5

I cant really see no downside to using a threadlocker on all of the CS mounting hardware. I used red locktite on mine as it was not something I wanted to worry about coming off :thumbsup:

  • Billahjack

Posted June 13, 2007 - 02:52 PM

#6

I use the red loctite on nearly EVERYTHING! I don't use it on the 10mm head gas tank bolts or the seat bolts. Those, I am careful to torque enough so they don't back out.

Oh yeah, I don't put it on any valve cover bolts (it can get in the oil during installation or removal). I also don't use it on the upper engine frame mount bolts.

  • philipstjohn

Posted June 14, 2007 - 05:03 AM

#7

I use the red loctite on nearly EVERYTHING! I don't use it on the 10mm head gas tank bolts or the seat bolts. Those, I am careful to torque enough so they don't back out.

Oh yeah, I don't put it on any valve cover bolts (it can get in the oil during installation or removal). I also don't use it on the upper engine frame mount bolts.


Thanks for the info... I wanted to buy a XR's Only case saver, and just bought a 15T CS, and hoped the 15T case saver would be ok to run with the 14T CS and still get the protection the case saver offers. I like the idea of running the stock cover with the case saver as well. :thumbsup:





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