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post #11 of 13 Old 08-23-2015, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by TheoR View Post
When replacing sprockets, is it customary to replace both the engine side and the tire side at the same time? Or, the tire side tend to wear out faster, so just the tire side?
Yes, replace both the drive & driven sprockets, as well as the chain.
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What about if you replaced the factory O-ring chain at 12k miles and then bought a $25 non o ring chain to use in order to fully wear out the stock sprockets.

This would be a hybrid style approach. What are your opinions on this?

I think if I can get an extra 8000 miles with the non o ring chain (with the remaining stock sprockets) it may be the best way to economize

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New chains don't usually work well with worn sprockets.
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