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chains and sprockets

it is that time again for me to fit a new chain.i have been looking on line for a DID X ring chain for my 03 xt600e .all the kits seem to have patern sprockets .is the any that people can recomend as i have found patern sprockets to not last as long as genuine yamaha but these seem to be hard to find or getting expencive
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o yes please dont just say ebay.i have no paypal
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it is that time again for me to fit a new chain.i have been looking on line for a DID X ring chain for my 03 xt600e .all the kits seem to have patern sprockets .is the any that people can recomend as i have found patern sprockets to not last as long as genuine yamaha but these seem to be hard to find or getting expencive
JT make decent sprockets...

Also "wemoto.com" sell steel sprockets which i've found to last well and are very well priced.
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Also "wemoto.com" sell steel sprockets which i've found to last well and are very well priced.

I agree. The sprockets I got from wemoto have proven quality items at a good price...
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I agree. The sprockets I got from wemoto have proven quality items at a good price...
The best thing about wemoto is that they have nearly EVERYTHING in stock..They even have a stock indicator on the item.

I had a sprocket on order with my local shop for 2 weeks before i gave up on them. It was 2t less which made it strangly impossible for them to get..

Wemoto got it to me THE NEXT DAY with standard postage ! I use wemoto for everything now.
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Sign up for paypal, and get ones at ebay, theres very often did vx chains with JT sprockets where you can pick your're own gear ratios, for 100euro shipped.
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hi there if you are after steel sprockets JT ones are great, used them for years never had a problem. zigzag
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Sprockets

Hi.
Try a search for chaingang sprockets and also Sidewinder sprockets.
Both offer high carbon/titanium sprockets that are supposed to last 3 times longer than standard.
I have heard good and bad about both these but they may be worth a look.
Also, I have heard good stuff about Ironman sprockets, I suppose you'll just have to do a bit of research on these.
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what about renthal ? any one tryed these ? i have tryed JT sprockets in the past and there front is way to soft to be paying for use with a DID X ring chain .rub a JT against a yamaha and you will see the difference .the yamaha can cut into the JT.
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have you priced up a gen Yamaha set? you may be suprised...

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