i busted some teeth

man did that hurt!!!! wraped the chain around the front sproket.....had to jump on it to get it unstuck. took 2 of the front.....the chain was way over due for a change and so were the sprokets. i ordered some jt steel sprokets and a cheap chain....cheapest o ring they had. i put her at 14/45 insted of 14/48 like i had befor....cant wait to see the change. the chain does a full 180....its that bad.

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Pretty nasty. :D Did you dump it when you wadded the chain around the cs sprocket? :D

The hooking of the teeth should have been a clue....... :D

And after that your installing a cheap chain... :D

yeah, that worn-out sprocket didnt happen overnight ... lil maintenance now and then .. :D

14/45 is gonna make the acceleration alot slower but you'll gain topend. I hope that's what you're going for.

no, i didnt dump it..... i knew it was going to happen some day.....just kept puttin it off. im gettin a cheap shain cuz in my oppinion a chain that costs half ans much but lasts 80% as long is the better deal......and its all about how u take care of it......45 insted of 48 wont change it tooo much.

i had to rebuild my xr600r just a few weeks ago. i was running jt sprockets and the front sprocket ate the counter shaft up pretty bad .it coast me about $350 for parts to fix it . just keep a good watch on your front sprocket.

45 insted of 48 wont change it tooo much.

You'd be surprised. That's like going up one in the front. You'll lose alot of acceleration, IMO.

Cheap parts are exactly that, Cheap parts :D You get what you pay for.... :D

i had to rebuild my xr600r just a few weeks ago. i was running jt sprockets and the front sprocket ate the counter shaft up pretty bad .it coast me about $350 for parts to fix it . just keep a good watch on your front sprocket.

ill make sure shes a good fit....... the stock chain lasted 8000 miles with what i would call poor matinance........ hey, anyone heard of a chain without a masterlink? my chian didnt have one......ive seen it on bycicles but never on a dirt bike.

You'd be surprised. That's like going up one in the front. You'll lose alot of acceleration, IMO.

1 up in the front wont change it all to much......when im accelerating the wheel is usually spinnin.......it would make a differance on the street but it would be a good differance because it will be able to stay at lower rpm's.

8000 miles and you never knew that there wasn't a master link? Did you ever clean your chain at all? You are the reason that I don't buy used bikes.

he's 16 years old ... give him time, he'll learn about maintenance ... save himself a lot of money in the long run :D

nah, ive only had the bike for 700 miles..... i knew the chain and sprkets were toasted when i bought it.....just ran it till this happen (not like anything was damaged) the chain i got now i will take good care of.......by the way....whats the best way to clean a chain?

do a search

and back to that front sproket, shes a great fit.....much more snug than the other one.

I use diesel fuel and an old paintbrush to clean a chain ... others use WD40 and a rag ... dont use stiff-bristle brush, it can damage the O-rings ... watch for wear on your countershaft with aftermarket sprockets, sometimes the hardness doesnt match well, and the shaft gets worn .. $$$$

yeha, i know

yeah just like the missing masterlink!!!!

1 up in the front wont change it all to much......when im accelerating the wheel is usually spinnin.......it would make a differance on the street but it would be a good differance because it will be able to stay at lower rpm's.

This is the dumbest thing I have heard you say, and that is saying something. I would try to explain it, but it would go over your head. Just take my advice and don't say this to anyone ever again.

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