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Old 01-22-2013, 02:47 PM   #2460
Spud Rider
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Location: Idaho
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Originally Posted by Krono View Post
This chain guide slipper have to be reversed when using a 42t.
I guess i would simply remove it with a lager sprocket, unless i can find a suitable aftermarket part.

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I completely removed the chain guide slipper on my XR650L. The chain guide slipper is installed to prevent the drive chain from leaving the rear sprocket. My XR650L has greater suspension travel than the CRF250L; however, I have been riding the last 16,000 miles without any drive chain problems. Nevertheless, a more "spirited" rider might derail the drive chain if he removed the chain guide slipper.

I also removed the chain guard, since I don't carry passengers on my bike. Drive chain maintenance and rear wheel maintenance are much easier after the chain guard and the chain guide slipper have been removed.

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