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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-26-2019, 03:48 AM Thread Starter
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What chain to choose after sprocket alteration??

Hi all. I am currently running the standard gearing on mt 2007 GSXR 600. (16 / 43 / 525 Chain)
I want to change the front sprocket to a 15 tooth and I am just wondering should I go down to a 520 chain due to there being one less tooth?
any help appreciated.
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Re: What chain to choose after sprocket alteration??

Wrong section Brian ... this is for folks that have info or ‘how to’ to share

I’ll move this to right section
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525 and 520 refer to chain pitch. They are not compatible with each other. 520 chain requires 520 sprockets and vice versa. A complete 520 swap would save a few pounds and make your bike accelerate a tiny bit faster. Mostly a racer mod IMO. 525 is fine for street only bikes.
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