How to change CS Sprocket on a 650L?

Hi, Im new to the forum, just bought a 2007 XR650L.

Just finished the IMS Blockoff kit, snorkel removal, foam filter, doing the jetting now.

Im getting a factory manual soon, but want to put a 14T sprocket on to hit the dirt this weekend, and want to do it right.

Any have instructions on how to do this?

remove the two 10 mm bolts & the plate they're holding on, swap sprockets, loctite the bolts & reassemble :applause:

remove the two 10 mm bolts & the plate they're holding on, swap sprockets, loctite the bolts & reassemble :applause:

You may need to readjust the chain slack. Since the 14 is smaller the chain will have a little more slack. I don't remember the spec, but too loose is better than too tight.

Love this forum :applause:

Thanks guys!

What do the bolts get torqued to. The manual says 7 ft-lb for 6mm bolts ? Doesn't seem like much. The thread measures 6mm across the threads. You will have to adjust the chain, it's quite loose after the swap to 14 teeth.

What do the bolts get torqued to. The manual says 7 ft-lb for 6mm bolts ? Doesn't seem like much. The thread measures 6mm across the threads. You will have to adjust the chain, it's quite loose after the swap to 14 teeth.

The 7 to 9 ft-lbs if for a 6mm fastener into aluminum. The sprocket is steel and should be able to stand up to a little higher torque. I don't have my book handy though. This is a good place for loctite as well.

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