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I'm having a hard time finding a 46t or 47tooth rear sprocket for the rear of my 05 650l. Does anyone know of a manufacturer that makes 46 or 47t?

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Sunstar, JT, Sprocket Specialists and most all make them in nearly any tooth count you might need. They're finished from precut blanks so you might have to wait a couple weeks while they machine one out for you.

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Thanks for the advice. Has anyone on hear ever bought a 46 tooth rear sprocket for a Xr650l?
I'm due for new chain and sprockets and find I like 14/45 but a 46t rear would be worth a try. I don't think I'd want a 13t front.

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I run a 14/45.  I believe stock was 15/45 please correct me if I'm wrong.

 

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Dave I've been running the 14/45. Do you think that's to low for highway riding. I ride maybe 10 to 25 miles on highway each way to get to logging roads but need the lower gearing to climb the steeper roads in second gear on the logging roads.

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14/45 is pretty mellow, not sure I'd cruise 75mph with that gearing but it's a good compromise.

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I can comfortably cruise a hair under 70 with 14/45. Stock motor. I try not to hold it there for too long though without giving more or less throttle every now and then. 75 may be pushing it for extended periods.

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I cruise about 60 to 65 mph. I feel like I have a lot left but don't use it much. Lol. I just don't like the gearing between 1st and second with the 15/45. The bike liked to chatter to much on the woods roads that's why I like the 14/45. Should I change back to the 15/45 if I want to ride at 70 to 75 mph?

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7 hours ago, plumber556 said:


They only have up to 45t then 48 for the 650l. No 46

Vortex DOES have 46 tooth. In 4 different colors too.

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A 14/45 and a 15/48 are very close to the same ratio.

Changing just one tooth in the rear is hardly worth the bother.  I've changed two teeth a couple of times on two different Ducatis that I owned, but every other time I've changed the gearing on a bike it has been by more.

I don't see the point in going for a 46 or 47 rear on an XR650L.  The 46 is too close to the 45 and the 47 is too close to the 48.  I find 15/45 optimal on the street, 15/48 optimal if I'm riding quite a ways to the dirt and won't be doing steep stuff.  I like 14/48 on tight, loose, steep trails.  I have a 13-tooth I can swap on there, but haven't felt a strong need to use it yet.

I would like to switch from a 15 to a 14 front when I get to the dirt I want to ride, since it only takes about 10 minutes to make the switch.  But I've never actually gone to the bother yet.

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Vortex DOES have 46 tooth. In 4 different colors too.

Post the part # for a vortex 46 tooth steel rear sprocket for a 650l

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12 hours ago, plumber556 said:


Post the part # for a vortex 46 tooth steel rear sprocket for a 650l

They have none in steel. Silver aluminum is 212-46.

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AL rear sprocket on a XR650L... not my first choice!

If the desired tooth count is available for an XR650R, there is a way to use the 650R sprocket.

 

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AL rear sprocket on a XR650L... not my first choice!
If the desired tooth count is available for an XR650R, there is a way to use the 650R sprocket.
 

What's the trick to use 650r rear sprocket on the l ?

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