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Old 01-02-2011, 03:17 AM   #1
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636 sprocket chain help

need a new sprocket and chain for my 636 just want some input on what way i should go with it.
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I went -1 in the front and up 2 in the rear and was happy
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-1 is a good starting point. Being as it's a street bike stay with a steel rear sprocket. It'll last longer and it's cheaper too.
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ok with -1 in the front and +2 in the back what length chain is needed?
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ok with -1 in the front and +2 in the back what length chain is needed?
I went -1 +2 on my '09 and the OEM chain just barely worked (shortened the wheelbase by over 1/2").

On a side note... that was WAY too low for the street... -1 is the most I would do (of course, your internal ratios may well be different than mine).
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-1+2 will have you rolling the freeway at some serious RPM's and your speedo will be way off. Keep that in mind. You will be running around 8k in top gear at 70 ish
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