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  1. Mechanical and Technical
    Can anyone point me in the direction of a good thread for this? I have searched and searched (I think I am doing that part right) and I haven't found anything about cleaning and lubing other than what everyone on WT likes to use. I'm a motorcycle novice so any advice would be greatly appreciated...
  2. Mechanical and Technical
    So I finally saved up my pennies and bought a chain and sprockets. Yay! I'm all excited about putting them on, but I can't get the bolt on the front sprocket loose. Fudge! Do any of you lovely gentlemen have some quick and dirty advice for popping this sucker loose? I suppose I ought to mention...
  3. Mechanical and Technical
    Hey planning on changing in the next week or so does any one have a link or tutorial on how to change it? is it worth doing my self or taking it to a shop?
  4. Mechanical and Technical
    Alright, i have done about an hour of pruzing through threads ect to see what people have said about chain n sprockets for the 919. My requirements.... LONG LASTING ... thats it, i dont care about looks or weight saving. That said, its obvious to me that DID 530 chain is the way to go... but...
  5. Mechanical and Technical
    I need to tighten my chain and I don't have a center-stand or bike-stand. Would I be able to tighten the kickstand with the bike on the side-stand? I figure I should probably get a bike-stand for changing oil and things like this. Can I get by without one for today...?
  6. Mechanical and Technical
    Hey guys, The chain on my 919 is geting a little loose. The adjusters are all the way out though. The local shop took a look and said the chain and sprockets are fine, amd that I just need to take a link out of the chain. I am mechanically inclined, and have a boatload of tools, and the...
  7. Mechanical and Technical
    Hello guys. A month ago i changed the chain with sprockets. Chain 114 links Sprockets 16 front and 43 rear. After installation new chain kit, i saw what i haven't more place for adjustment. Is it right? Now i have about 3500 km on new chain and i soon will have to make adjustment. What should i...
  8. Naked Bikes
    ...OEM chain, >40,000kms. still lots of life left with good maintenance.
  9. Classifieds
    Brand new/never installed. $29 to your door (Cont US). PM me with questions. THANKS Paul
  10. Naked Bikes
    Hey, just got a new chain put on my niner, and it seems to have come from the factory a bit "over-lubed." After a couple rides, the "chicken strip" on my left side has been nicely coated with a thin layer of sticky chain lube. Obviously this is the last place I want anything greasy. ...And I...
  11. Motorcycle Discussion
    Does anyone have any experience converting to a 520 chain? I was wondering if there are any safety issues. The 520 is significantly cheaper than the 530. I mistakenly bought 520 sprockets from the internet. They are the right size for the 919, but they are thin and the 530 chain is too wide...
  12. Mechanical and Technical
    so I got some goodies from LDH at a great price... Took it to the Honda shop( it was the cheapest quote $90 labor) not tools or rear stand to do it myself... the guy does the work then gives me shit of WHY I would so a 520 conversion with a 17-44 gearing, then proceeds to tell me thats so "Joe...
  13. Naked Bikes
    I intend to have a shop install the DID c/s kit and wanted to know what that should cost and if I have a tire installed on the rear what overlap should be deducted. Getting ready for a road trip :lurker-eating-popco Thanks
  14. Naked Bikes
    Probably going with stock size 530. Dont need sprockets. What brand would you use and why? Thanks,:hello:
  15. Naked Bikes
    I did some reading about the different sprocket setups for the 919 and I have come to a couple conclusions. Currently I have the 15/45 3.0 setup (Vortex) and it's very fun, but out of control at times. You really have to work the clutch to keep the front wheel down, which kind of defeats the...
  16. Mechanical and Technical
    i just picked up my 919 a few weeks ago and love it so far. i performed the 16000 mile maintenance but have a few questions. 1) 8k between oil changes? thats what the book says and i use the honda gn4 oil (10w40) but that seems a little extreme. 2) whats the average chain/sprocket life on the...
  17. Mechanical and Technical
    Looks like a motion pro knock off. STOCKTON TOOL COMPANY- Cycle Gear
  18. Mechanical and Technical
    Hi guys, Took out the bike out of the underground parking where she spent the winter. Last year I've decided to swap the chain kit with a new one, but winter came early. This year, spring came early and my chain kit arrives in a month or so. :( Can I still use it for a month? Thing is, the...
  19. Mechanical and Technical
    I don't even know how this happened but now my brand new did is completely fucked Somehow the links got bent outwards on each side of the master link. I was using a chain tool and didn't even use that much pressure. I want to throw up right now.
  20. Classifieds Archive
    I know it's something most people don't have more than one of, but I thought I'd ask anyway if someone may have a chain tool laying around they don't use and want to get rid of.
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