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Sep 09

Posts: 1755

beaconsman says:

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new sprockets fitted but chain doesnt seem to mesh correctly with rear it fubard?

will get a pic in a mo...

looks like chain is fked..only 106 links as well so someone has fitted the wrong chain for the bike..

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Nov 07

Posts: 2389

smidget says:


You will probably find that the chain is of the wrong spec for the bike. What make are the sprockets and what make is your chain?

Usually it is best practice to purchase a chain and sprocket kit, you are then sure all components match and it is usually cheaper.


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Sep 09

Posts: 1755

beaconsman says:


yeah its a 530 pitch chain as done a bit of digging, the guy that had it before me turned out to be right bodger..

chain is a 50vm (530 -pitch d.i.d.) sprockets look standard...

done some diggin, it has a 16 front (17 is standard) and 44 rear (45 standard) with 106 link chain 530 pitch..its 110 link standard so thats y I am having issues.  got new front sprocket and new cheapie chain
 just for mot to get her on the road..will get a new set nxt year ..
Fitted new rear 45 tooth sprocket yesterday and the chain isnt meshing with rear sprocket, only catching maybe 4 teeth so not even running her in on private road now...bugger..still, everything works, clutch is spot on, all gears work, electrics this is just last bit of mechanicals...:smile

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May 09

Posts: 2538

ally600 says:


must have been a complete numpty putting them sprockets on............going down one on the front.......good for extra acceleration:biggrin:.........going one down on the rear as well.......counter acts what you just done at the front:huh:..............perhaps he could not afford the extra link or two on the chain:lol:

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Jan 08

Posts: 7089

kcmc says:

Sounds like

you still have a miss match?could be you have a 525 rear sprocket?

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