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Hey all, first post and let me say what a great forum!! You guys know alot about the drz ! I have an 03 e been jetted 3x3 + some more holes and a very quiet MRD :lol: my question is, if I run a 13/51 will I need a chain longer than 112links ?? Yeah I pretty much want to climb trees ! They didn't have a 52 in stock and I couldn't pass up paying only $30 for the 51t :)

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Wow! I could pull tree stumps with my old 14/49 combo, 13/51 or 52 is out there!!!!

I think the 13 is going to bind/wear the chain, so watch out.....and you might just make it at the 51, but I'm not too confident at 52.

What type of riding do you do?

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I do mostly road riding but have a 15/44 set up for that with excel rims, I had 14/47 before and I hardly got it into 3rd gear in the bush, I'll be riding bush, mountains and beach :lol: I don't really care about chewing out the chain as I'm only going to be using it for a max of 500km's a year, and chains are cheap these days, I have a 13 14 and 15 for front so if it's too much poke I'll put the 14 on the front ?

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I'm living in Brisbane but will be riding near coffs harbour in NSW :lol: my parents live down there and have a heap of land :) I'll let you know how the sprocket combo goes :banghead:

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i have 13/50 and there is no way my 112 link would fit. Buy a 120 link and cut it to fit. I have no binding issues with the 13. You will like it. it great for the woods

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Not sure about the length but watch out how small you get that counter sprocket your getting into that trouble area of quick chain wear and counter shaft wear.

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My '02 E has been running 13-51 since new. I sold it, but know where it's at and gearing hasn't changed, even when replaced.

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i have 13/50 and there is no way my 112 link would fit. Buy a 120 link and cut it to fit. I have no binding issues with the 13. You will like it. it great for the woods

Thanks for the heads up on that.....15/48 works with a 112 link chain, so I figured 13/51 would be just on the money...:lol:

114 link chain should be sufficient :-)

Edited by CraigoDRZ400sm

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I'm living in Brisbane but will be riding near coffs harbour in NSW :lol: my parents live down there and have a heap of land :) I'll let you know how the sprocket combo goes :banghead:

Ok ..I am on the Northside of Brisbane at Narangba.....What burb are u?

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I'm on southside, sunny bank, originally my bike was from caboolture, then it went out to dulacca (near Roma) I got a 7 hour bus ride out there picked it up and road home with 14/47 gearing and nobbys, not the best ride in my life :lol:

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I'm on southside, sunny bank, originally my bike was from caboolture, then it went out to dulacca (near Roma) I got a 7 hour bus ride out there picked it up and road home with 14/47 gearing and nobbys, not the best ride in my life :banghead:

Yeah ..It would not have been the most pleasurable ride ....

several hours of near 7,000rpm at 100km/h on knobby's....your butt must have been feel'in it...:lol::)

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sure was..... not to mention getting blown off the road due to the road trains..... and didnt take cold gear so the T bar range was a little cold at 10pm :bonk:

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sure was..... not to mention getting blown off the road due to the road trains..... and didnt take cold gear so the T bar range was a little cold at 10pm :banana:

Yeah..It does get cold on the Toowoomba Range...

I am glad I have a Toyota Hiace van for bike transport....Roughly once a month I would have 2 day Road Race meeting at Morgan Park( Warwick)and the occasional track day .... the van is very handy for transporting and storing the bike overnite..:bonk:

Here is a bit of footage from a track day..It was cold in the morning and most the guys were taking it easy...:smirk:

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HA! i liked the vid but what was that red thing that took you about 7 mins in ? Cool vid, id post some pics up of my bike and stuff i just dont have a photo bucket account yet :bonk: ill get one soon enough !

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