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Old 11-06-2013, 06:51 PM
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Chain installation question

I recently purchased a sunstar chain and sprocket kit for my superhawk. I went with a 16 tooth sprocket in the front and a 43 tooth sprocket in the rear. i know the stock chain length is 102 links for a 16/41 setup. but what would i need for a 43 rear sprocket? do i just bump it up to 104 links and break the chain where i need to put the master link? any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-06-2013, 09:37 PM
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The 102 link chain will handle 16/43, I have it myself. It does take the wheel t the very front of the adjuster but it also shortens the wheelbase and slightly quickens the steering, but not as much as a 6mm shim under the rear shock. Think of it as splitting the difference!
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Originally Posted by HRCA#1 View Post
The 102 link chain will handle 16/43, I have it myself. It does take the wheel t the very front of the adjuster but it also shortens the wheelbase and slightly quickens the steering, but not as much as a 6mm shim under the rear shock. Think of it as splitting the difference!
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