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I replaced my chain on my 08 wee last year and I can't remember how many links I ordered. The problem is my chain is a little too tight even when the wheel is all the way forward..How do I count my links and what does factory recomend?
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I replaced my chain on my 08 wee last year and I can't remember how many links I ordered. The problem is my chain is a little too tight even when the wheel is all the way forward..How do I count my links and what does factory recomend?
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Jack up back tire. Mark a link with twist tie or black marker. Count the links (a link has two pins connected by a side plate [link]) Should be as Mud Puddle says unless you have a modified counter sprocket or rear sprocket. You can count the teeth on the sprockets then, if your link count is correct for your year.
 

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Why the change?
'07 and later 650s have a 15mm longer swingarm to make room for an ABS hydraulic unit behind the rear shock. The space and mounting holes are there whether the bike has ABS or not.
 
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