2010-12 chain slider wear

5 replies to this topic
  • luvnoldcars

Posted April 17, 2012 - 02:48 PM


my 2012 yz450f chain slider seems to be wearing out really fast. i have 13.7 hours on the bike and the chain sits so far down that the pin ends are rubbing the top of the slider. i dont ride in sand, i always keep my chain adjusted and lubed (bel ray super clean lube). i have never had a chain slider wear out ever. has anyone else had this problem.

Edited by luvnoldcars, April 17, 2012 - 03:34 PM.

  • delmas

Posted April 17, 2012 - 05:25 PM


my 2010 has not had this problem buy the kx450's do in less time that yours

  • powers450f

Posted April 17, 2012 - 05:32 PM


Yeah, I have went threw one on my 11. R3 renthal chain, gold wore from the roller down on the 2nd ride, so I put an aftermarket one on. Not sure why it is doing this but there cheap enough.

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  • VetRacer75

Posted April 18, 2012 - 01:18 AM


Are you running a 13 tooth front sprocket, mine is still ok after 35 hours.

  • eazrider

Posted April 18, 2012 - 11:12 AM


I have 120 hrs on my 2010, and no problem...must be more to this story...

  • luvnoldcars

Posted April 18, 2012 - 03:31 PM


I'm running a 13 front and the first 10 hours had a 50 tooth rear but now back to 48. This is the whole story. Wonder if its the lube its kinda pasty

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