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Old 03-10-2010, 01:39 PM   #1
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How long does it usually take to change out a new chain and front and rear sprockets?
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Old 03-10-2010, 02:33 PM   #2
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Mostly depends on the type of link on the new chain. Add some time if its a rivet type link. Assuming its a clip type and the length is right I would say an hour. If the chain has to be cut to fit and its a rivet type your looking at double the time. There are many variables to consider. Also, it will depend on the removal of the current chain. Will it have to be cut off?
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Old 03-10-2010, 02:46 PM   #3
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If you've done it before, it tends to get done quicker too.
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the first time i did my chain alone, took me about 45 min - 1:15 it was just going real slow and figuring things out and my chain was cut to lenght already
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The front sprocket is gunna be the hardest and prolly take the longest. Make sure that bish is torqued to spec
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probably end up taking it to Motorcycles Unlimited just dont want to have to leave it for longer than a day
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I recommend having it done if you can afford it. Its kinda a pain in the . More so if you need to press the rivet.
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Old 03-13-2010, 06:50 AM   #8
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If you do take it to Motorcycles Unlimited pm me the details. Thinking about upgrading mine soon too.
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If you don't have the propper tools or knowledge pay to have it done.

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Old 03-13-2010, 01:49 PM   #10
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I had chain/ sprockets changed at Motorcycles Unlimited and it only took about an hour and they also changed my rear tire too! Good peeps!
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