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use whatever crap ya got bud,,,,,,makes no difference in my book......i actually no longer grease my splines.........

 

OH THE HORROR :jawdrop:

 

 

I actually just spray my chainwith chain lube,,,then spray some at the countershaft and it works right in,,,lube is lube,,,just don`t let it go dry and start to rust is all :thumbsup:

 

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I use a dab of moly grease. A dry high-pressure lube would be better at not attracting dirt; I just haven't picked any up.

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I use 73% moly paste, mostly because I have a jar left over from my Valkyrie days. Honda specified at least 60% moly on the Valkyrie's drive hub splines to reduce wear and prevent fretting corrosion. I bought it ( GD570 )  from Guard Dog in the U.S.

http://www.guarddogmoly.com/prod-moto.shtml

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I put a small bead of RTV around base of shaft ,approx. 1/4" away from seal then carefully greased up shaft & sprocket ID with moly & slide on sprocket, then a small bead of RTV to keep grease in, then bolt up clip. Hoping this will seal in lube & keep gunk out.(theory)  Don't know if will actually work, until I pull it apart in a few years.

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I greased the 04, never greased the 93 and there is no difference between the two. Now I grease neither and life is good, if you want to waste your time and get your hands greasy then so be it.

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use whatever crap ya got bud,,,,,,makes no difference in my book......i actually no longer grease my splines.........

 

OH THE HORROR :jawdrop:

 

 

I actually just spray my chainwith chain lube,,,then spray some at the countershaft and it works right in,,,lube is lube,,,just don`t let it go dry and start to rust is all :thumbsup:

 

B

:lol: ,,You're so irresponsible Brian.. :p,,My bike leaks so much oil around there I don't require lube.. :devil:,,Newest fad the self lubing countershaft sprocket.,get the mod now.. :rolleyes:

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I greased the 04, never greased the 93 and there is no difference between the two. Now I grease neither and life is good, if you want to waste your time and get your hands greasy then so be it.

I guess you can get a little grease on your finger tips doing a simple 3 minute clean and lube now or get grease all over your hands removing the engine and splitting the cases to get at the counter-shaft later.

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I guess you can get a little grease on your finger tips doing a simple 3 minute clean and lube now or get grease all over your hands removing the engine and splitting the cases to get at the counter-shaft later.

Both mine look perfect :)  Like I said there was no difference between the 2.

If you want some actual good advice get the 650r sprocket.

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Both mine look perfect :)  Like I said there was no difference between the 2.

If you want some actual good advice get the 650r sprocket.

I'm also running the 650R sprocket. I guess you pays your money and takes your chances.

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I'm also running the 650R sprocket. I guess you pays your money and takes your chances.

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Rather than greasing the splines, some folks recommend using blue Loctite instead to keep it nice and snug and to keep  spline 'hammering' down.  A little heat may be required for sprocket removal.

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Rather than greasing the splines, some folks recommend using blue Loctite instead to keep it nice and snug and to keep spline 'hammering' down. A little heat may be required for sprocket removal.

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pulled off a 93 with 22k miles it was perfect and dry

I was doing the R sprocket upgrade  and honestly I think it was a bad choice since it changes the chain line a little

 

 

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If you want some actual good advice get the 650r sprocket.

Pardon my ignorance but is the 650r sprocket better somehow? I have an '86 XR600.... Will it fit that too?

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