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post #1 of 14 Old 04-30-2012, 09:39 PM Thread Starter
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You strip guys... What chain?

I'm about to pull the trigger on a new setup.. Thinking about Vortex.. but uncertain on what is the best and will handle the abuse. I'm not looking to turn my bike in to a full drag bike..yet, but tons of street duty and occasional strip.

I'm looking at a 520.. Is it really worth going to a 520? Would I really see any difference? What are some good 520 chains that can handle the abuse? Should I just stick with 525?

I'm going to go +2 in the rear now since I'm still SWB. I just think -1 +2 would just be too much because I have a hard time keeping the front down with stock gearing.

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post #2 of 14 Old 05-01-2012, 11:34 AM
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i would stick with the stock 525 chain size since your going to be launching the bike pretty hard. -1 +2 is a good setup but -2 +2 is killer at the track if you plan on stretchin her

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believe it or not, Im pretty sure a good portion of us drag and ride on the street.

Use a 525, EK is a good brand, so is DID.

This is the rear sprocket Im using currently. That would be +3 for you on a Gen 3
http://www.ebay.com/itm/AFAM-REAR-SP...da7e38&vxp=mtr

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Chains suck. You don't need em anyway! Just Flinstone it!!
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ek zzz 520 here at 20 over leaving at 10k

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ek zzz 520 here at 20 over leaving at 10k
top choice in chain. good decision. I think tensile strength is about what my MVXZ is, and its 525. Im also ridin extensions at about 61" WB

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I run a EK ZZZ 525 chain, I love it
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ek zzz 520 here at 20 over leaving at 10k
post a pic please, i wanna see that baby


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I use a ek 525 zzz -2 +2 at 65" and I'm 235lb with no problems
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