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Old 01-23-2010, 07:11 PM   #98
They call me......Ronski
Joined: Feb 2007
Location: Wishing I was back in Grand Junction, now in MN
Oddometer: 718
I'm doing a 3rd gear replacement at about 14,000 miles, just to be safe. I've heard that cryo-treating gears will make them less brittle, more durable, and less susceptible to the propagation of surface cracks. Since 3rd drive gear seems to be the weak link in these transmissions, I'm wondering if anyone here has had the new superseded gear treated before installing it.
Here's one of the places that performs cryogenic treatments-

If you can believe the hype, not only will your bike go faster and last longer, but you'll stop losing your hair, and women will find you irresistible!
Enduro Racer & Big Bike Adventurer
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