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Old 03-27-2012, 10:43 AM   #136
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Originally Posted by pjm204 View Post
Well hopefully mine isn't on there as tight. It is only supposed to be 92ft/lbs. we shall see. I mean at some point the front sprocket needs to come off, they certainly don't last forever.
the nut is on there with at least 300# from the factory. use an inch impact socket rather than metric for a better fit, you can easily split a regular socket with that kind of torque. the easiest way to break the nut loose is with a HD impact, or if that doesn't work, lock the sprocket with a piece of small diameter schedule 40 pipe nipple placed against a sprocket tooth and the swingarm, then use a breaker bar.

the trans should NOT be in gear.
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