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Old 01-08-2013, 10:39 PM   #13925
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Joined: May 2011
Location: Proserpine, QLD
Oddometer: 239
Originally Posted by Ladder106 View Post
Also...if you plan to loosen the balancer chain sprockets, this is the time. Use the strap flywheel holder to hold everything while loosening the balancer shaft bolts. If you remove the flywheel, tensioner and balancer shaft chain, you'll have to resort to the "special tool" to hold the balancer shaft sprockets.....or put everything back together again back to step #1 (yeah, I learned this the hard way also)
I'm looking for info about balancer chain timing for my DR650 and came across this post. I used an old Makita 5" angle grinder pin spanner that I found at work. Looks like this:

Just had to grind a small amount off of the inside so that it would clear the boss on the sprocket. Does the job and cost stuff all
Rowie's DR650RS Rebuild
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