MotoHouston.com MotoHouston.com
Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MotoHouston.com > Technical > How To's and Q & A's
Forgot info?

Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more

Advertisement

Reply
Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 04-17-2007, 08:47 AM   #1
Slingblade92
Azzhole
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Deer Park, TX
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 224

Experience: 2 years

Bike(s):
94 CBR 600









I need a new chain....

I got a 51 tooth sprocket the other day to replace the 45(46? can't remember right now) that is on the bike (94 CBR 600). The wheel is already as far forward as it can go, and the chain is pretty tight, so no reusing the chain that is on there. I am unsure if the prev owner changed the front sprocket too. So, my question is, how do I figure out how long of a chain I will need to fit the new sprocket?

Tks
Slingblade92 is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tire alignment/chain adjustment (short-ish chain?) SideVinder650 General Discussion (Moto Related) 6 07-14-2014 03:55 PM
chain jcsalazar How To's and Q & A's 2 09-04-2013 10:19 PM
chain JBIRD5363 Motorcycles Unlimited 0 11-12-2008 06:31 PM
Chain 1fastchevy How To's and Q & A's 6 08-29-2008 04:34 PM
Best chain sixshooter1125 General Discussion (Moto Related) 13 11-13-2007 03:14 PM
Advertisement
Old 04-17-2007, 09:15 AM   #2
Patrick
Motorcycles Unlimited
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Houston
Feedback Rating: (2)
Posts: 16,367

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 10+

Bike(s):
'14 Speed Triple R, '82 CB900F, '13 Streetglide






Take the number of links on the chain, add the number of additional teeth on the new sprocket. If you want to allow a little leeway, add 2 more links to that number.
Example: Your chain has say 110 links, you're adding 6 teeth so that's now 116 links, get a 118 or 120 link chain and cut it to fit.
__________________
Call or PM for the BEST PRICES in Houston for PARTS and ACCESSORIES.
MAKE SURE TO MENTION YOU'RE ON MH TO GET THE BEST PRICE!

NEED GEAR? We have a great selection in stock but if we need to order it we GUARANTEE FIT!
Where Houston riders go to have their bikes worked on, done right the first time!


muad

1964 FM 1960 West
Houston, TX 77090
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9:30-6:00 Sat. 9-5:30
www.motorcycles-unlimited.com
http://www.facebook.com/motorcyclesunlimited
e-mail: patrick@motorcycles-unlimited.com
Patrick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2007, 09:27 AM   #3
Slingblade92
Azzhole
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Deer Park, TX
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 224

Experience: 2 years

Bike(s):
94 CBR 600









Tks Patrick, when I get home I'll start the count. You can cut a chain at your shop I presume? PM me price if so pls.
Slingblade92 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2007, 09:45 AM   #4
Patrick
Motorcycles Unlimited
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Houston
Feedback Rating: (2)
Posts: 16,367

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 10+

Bike(s):
'14 Speed Triple R, '82 CB900F, '13 Streetglide






Give me a call with your size; 525 or 520, and number of links.
__________________
Call or PM for the BEST PRICES in Houston for PARTS and ACCESSORIES.
MAKE SURE TO MENTION YOU'RE ON MH TO GET THE BEST PRICE!

NEED GEAR? We have a great selection in stock but if we need to order it we GUARANTEE FIT!
Where Houston riders go to have their bikes worked on, done right the first time!


muad

1964 FM 1960 West
Houston, TX 77090
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9:30-6:00 Sat. 9-5:30
www.motorcycles-unlimited.com
http://www.facebook.com/motorcyclesunlimited
e-mail: patrick@motorcycles-unlimited.com
Patrick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2007, 10:06 AM   #5
mr_joe
Senior Member
 
mr_joe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: PASADENA
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 898

Experience: 6 years
Trackdays: 3

Bike(s):
2005 R6-Sold
2008 CBR1000








Patrick FTW
__________________
Weather man why do you always lie about the weather? Why?

www.myspace.com/mrjoes
mr_joe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Advertisement


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:38 AM.


MotoHouston.com is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy