Originally Posted by techieguy
I have the new style lock washer. I reused it since after I torqued the nut, the flat on the nut was on a unused portion of the lock washer so there would be no residual stress from being used before. If the flat had lined up with the "used" portion, I would have removed the nut, rotated the lock washer and torqued again.
So, basically, flatten the washer out, remove the nut and washer then replace them after putting the new sprocket on, yeah? Folding down a different side of the washer?
I always get a bit nervous working with engine related stuff on my bike...so I want to make sure I do this as it should be done.