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SPROCKET TALK

Modern 961 Norton Commando Motorcycles

Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby TonyA » Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:30 pm

Hello Gents , I just purchased a 17 T sprocket as well.

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Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby pingu-nz » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:44 am

Sprocket arrived today, very impressed with quality.
A quick read of Richards sprocket manual and 20 minutes later i was riding out the driveway.

Just a quick 5 minute squirt up the road,roundabouts and corners.
Definitely feels more alive accelerating out of corners,

Going to check GPS speedo for speed but doesn't feel to much different.
Going for a run in the weekend, should finish the dunlop off,time for a new rear tyre!!!


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Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby GKRyder » Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:58 pm

Hi Paul,

Good to hear.
Have my one lined up.

Did you use original lock washer? Easy to not damage?

Looking forward to my wheelie monster. Yeah I know... :wink:

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Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby pingu-nz » Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:59 pm

Yes used the same washer, it came off in good condition.
You only have to bend the 2 tabs that hold the nut.
The other 2 tabs slot straight into the locating holes on new sprocket,
If you note where the tabs are when you remove the old sprocket, and install the new sprocket in same position ,the nut will line up perfect with the tabs.

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Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby Raphi » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:14 am

Hello all

Anybody has experience with the one tooth up which means 19T front sprocket?
I noticed that the 17T sprocket eats a bit of aluminium from a disk, which is not really a problem compared to the additional fun with a bit more torque... I am just wondering if with the 19T the chain clearance to silencer may be a problem.
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Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby TonyA » Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:14 am

Hello Raphi , No I have not. But I wonder if you can tell us more about where the aluminum disc is that is eating away ? Is it near the swing arm pivot ? Maybe post a photo ? Thanks.

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Re: SPROCKET TALK

Postby Raphi » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:35 am

Hi, I will. But you have to wait a while. I haven't my bike here...
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