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Is the stock chain on the drz s an o-ring type?

Will any o ring style master link be compatable with the chain?

its an 03.

THanks!!!

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Nope, as the man says, you need RK, the whole RK and nothing but the RK! Don't EVER use another manufacturers link to join a chain or even a link from a different sized chain.

I was talking with a mate at the weekend about a guy whose CBR900R was fitted with a chain by the dealer and he used a link from a lower strength chain from a different manufacturer. The dealer was eventually forced to pay for the crankcases, swingarm and other bits that got mashed by the breaking chain.

Ian

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Nope, as the man says, you need RK, the whole RK and nothing but the RK! Don't EVER use another manufacturers link to join a chain or even a link from a different sized chain.

I was talking with a mate at the weekend about a guy whose CBR900R was fitted with a chain by the dealer and he used a link from a lower strength chain from a different manufacturer. The dealer was eventually forced to pay for the crankcases, swingarm and other bits that got mashed by the breaking chain.

Ian

I learned that lesson the hard way, years ago the dealer put a master-link on my new chain on a CBX1000-6 it broke at about 80mph and railroaded into the gearbox :cry:

Rivetted chains on any bike over 250cc after that, the Drz being the one exception, although i would be happier with it being rivetted too.

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OK, thanks a lot for the info guys. My bro will be putting on a 40 tooth rear and we will be doing a 10 hour road ride to tail of the dragon in TN. These answers are definitly making for a more enjoyable trip. :cry:

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No, you need an RK 520 o-ring master.

Mike -

I was wrong about this. I finally got hold of the correct master link for my stock RK chain. It is an RK520XSO1, that is X ring not O ring. It's available at TTshop for $4.13 Master Link Linky My bad.

Mike -

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