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Old 12-05-2010, 12:20 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by ba_ View Post
Since this is the stupid question thread, I'll now ask the stupid question. What's the difference between the two chains?
The ZVM-X is heavier duty. Thicker outer plates, longer pins, thicker rollers. About 15% higher wear rating IIRC.

Originally Posted by ba_ View Post
Ok back to this question.

It is an endless chain, correct? Don't you have to either a) remove the swingarm or b) break the chain in order to remove it?
Buy a chain breaker/riveter. On big heavy bikes with a decent amount of power a clip type link is not a good idea.
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