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Old 04-18-2013, 06:56 PM   #76057
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Originally Posted by Adv Grifter View Post
The bolts in question have loc tite on them from the factory. Suzuki recommend using NEW bolts ... but, IMO, you do not need to. I would use a dab of BLUE loc tite on them however. I've re-used the same nut/ bolts on 3 rear sprocket changes now.

How old are your rubber dampers? If more than 3 years/20K miles I would change them out. You WILL feel the difference.
I would change the bushings and the bolts and if you have a castle-nut with a cotter pin I'd order the self torquing one from pro cycle makes chain adjustment a snap....be sure not to over tighten the chain....check it under load, And if you haven't removed the upper chain roller now is a good time to do so just find a bolt that fits back in the hole.

spotlight screwed with this post 04-18-2013 at 06:57 PM Reason: added some info
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