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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 02-19-2012, 10:46 PM Thread Starter
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15/41 sprockets

anyone have the 520 15/41 sprockets? any significant improvements? im debating the upgrade so any insight is helpful.

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Check post #46 here as a reference on the sprocket's teeth. Yet, I have never used a 520 on my RC......maybe I try the 525 at some point but I am not sure yet!


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Jesus Howard Christ dude... Thousands upon thousands of RC owners have switched to the 15/41 520 Conversion just do it I mean it's not like this is a life threatening decision that is going to prevent your kids from growing up and quitting college on you or anything significant...
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I can see an issue if you are using some second rate 520 chain. If you get a good quality (DID for me) chain, the 520 is no problems. I abuse the hell out of mine and it holds up fine.

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Jesus Howard Christ dude... Thousands upon thousands of RC owners have switched to the 15/41 520 Conversion just do it I mean it's not like this is a life threatening decision that is going to prevent your kids from growing up and quitting college on you or anything significant...
Ok first off watch your mouth. I said any insight is helpful. Secondly... I FOUND WALDO! thirdly I'm not made of money so if the upgrade isn't significant then what's the point? Lastly I have no children and I hope you don't as well because I can only imagine the amount of patients you would show them.

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I have 15/42 with 520 and love it.
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The difference between stock gearing with a 530 chain and a 15/41 520 Conversion is probably the one mod that will make the most noticeable difference of ANY mod you ever do to your RC51.

The only thing that might surpass that gearing mod in terms of the difference you feel might be the Ohlins shock out back, but even then the 15/41 is a huge improvement.

Sprocket & Chains are routine maintenance for a motorcycle not just an upgrade.
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15/41 with 520 DID and love it. 190/55 tire ,, used to have 15/40 was ok ,,, but 15/41 love it

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I have 15/42 with 520 and love it.
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You know the search on this forum is quite useful and would have given you plenty of fed back without being out in the open with the firing squad.
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Jesus Howard Christ dude... Thousands upon thousands of RC owners have switched to the 15/41 520 Conversion just do it I mean it's not like this is a life threatening decision that is going to prevent your kids from growing up and quitting college on you or anything significant...
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Ok first off watch your mouth. I said any insight is helpful. Secondly... I FOUND WALDO! thirdly I'm not made of money so if the upgrade isn't significant then what's the point? Lastly I have no children and I hope you don't as well because I can only imagine the amount of patients you would show them.
You know, for some reason around here...when these kind of posts pop up from LDH, it's no problem because he is this bike "super guru gets paid for his opinions"..blah blah blah. Finding experts who have differing opinions on certain subjects isn't that hard. I welcome anyones opinions, and his MAY be more informed than others.... but do you think LDH you could work on your delivery? You and I have gone at it because of this same thing, and it's old....+1 WarpSpeed.
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