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Old 14 Nov 2006
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Question sprockets & chain TT600 RE

dear all,

looking for some decent overland sprocket & chain for a TT 600 RE (04)
I think the standard gearing is 15 / 47 which I don't want to change.

is there a make of sprockets I should go for (I know I should get steel ones)??

Chain?? I think I want a DID X-ring

does anyone have better advice?

and where can I buy these? I am based in London but there must be a website that I can order from - but I haven't located yet.

any ideas advice more than welcome..

(for those that going to suggest david lambeth I have already tried but got no answer, the guy is either in africa or just too busy)
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Hi George
I order my chain and sprockets from these people, I use the DID Xring which seems fine. http://www.stealthproducts.co.uk/products/sprocket.php
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What speeds do you expect with new gearing?

Hi George
What speeds do you expect to get from your TTR66E with the different gearing? standard gearing gives 87mph-I think, maybe wrong but its going to be close. What speeds can you reach with the largest front sprocket you can fit with out changing chains? Cheers.
Also does the TTR600E Have a steel frame?
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its the TT600 RE not just E
which makes it heavier and less high spec.

according to some, the standard gearing would be a bit low which makes the engine rev. higher so better off road..

however for easy tarmac riding, may increase the gearing (reduce the rear sproket size) to say 44 which may make it to cruise at say 70mph with less revs. less stress to the engine.

not sure on the frame..
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I shop these parts from KEDO - Performance Products, a German candy store for Yamaha enduro enthusiasts. The parts has always been in stock and delivery has always been fast. Highly recommended supplier.
You can choose between three different chain qualities incl. DID X-ring and you can get the number of links you want (e.g. 15/47 = 114 links). For the TT600RE they have front sprockets from 14 to 16 teeth, and rear from 39 to 47, so you do have a bundle of options.
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I've used Motoward (tel 01403 823222) based in West Sussex for genuine Yamaha parts - good service over the phone. They have a website, but I have not tried that.

Also, used Wemoto (do a search) for pattern parts by internet ordering - waiting to see how good they are! You could also try ebay - lots of shops on there nowadays.

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I've used Motoward (tel 01403 823222) based in West Sussex for genuine Yamaha parts - good service over the phone. They have a website, but I have not tried that.

Also, used Wemoto (do a search) for pattern parts by internet ordering - waiting to see how good they are! You could also try ebay - lots of shops on there nowadays.

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I used WEMOTO last month for parts. No problems at all. In fact the parts i bought came next day after ordering. Ive only good things to say about them
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Wink Agree on Wemoto

In the last hour, part delivered and fitted (now for that coffee break!).
That's 24 hours from ordering online to delivery to the door by R Mail.

They are in East Sussex it turns out (first time I have used them) and are at:
Wemoto Home

The only reservation I have is that they don't appear to sell genuine parts, judging by their website, which I would want for some bits and pieces - hence the telephone call to someone like Moto-Ward can be very useful indeed.

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(no connection with either of these businesses other than as a satisfied customer)
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Just recently put a DID X-chain in my bike. Only a bit more expensive than their O-chain and probably worth it (at least in 520 the O-chain seems be going out of DID's selection). Changed in new JT sprockets, too. Yamaha's own sprockets, the front one anyway, is hideously expensive in comparison. Something like 3-4x or so.

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stealth(trade direct)

i had a bad experience with them,20 phone calls and one visit to resolve the matter.finally got my chainset a week after the promised delivery date. the chainset seems ok.although they sent 16/46 and 520/114 instead of 15/44 and 520/112.they did give me a x-ring instead of a o-ring though.got there in the end.i wouldnt use them again.

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i can however recommend leisure trail in longeaton who bent over backwards to help.give them a call.
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