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well its time for some new sprokets on the z,but cant figure which way to go.anyone wanna help out here?
what make sproket are you running?,what is the price for front and rear and where purchased.i'm sticking with 17/46,and vortex is right here in fl,but the aluminum ones i was told fry in a short time.so who has good luck with what???.thanks.
 
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I'm curious about life span of ally sprockets too. I've heard that top quality ones will last OK. :?:
 

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I bought both mine from Doug at Spencers..

17T Front - Steel - Not dampened - $21.00 - I can't remeber who made it

47T Rear - Aluminum Vortex - $50.00

I have not noticed any unusual wear so far, 1500 miles on the rear

I like the looks of the Sprocket Specialist sprockets with the holes,
but I am happy with mine too.

Anything is better than the stock set up :D
 

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I have the sprocket specialists with the lightening holes and titan tough coating and am very happy with it very light and looks good....A little more $$$$ but worth it!

Roy


Ive seen marks from Spencer and it looks good also!


Roy 8)
 

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I had a Vortex Polished Alloy rear 48, and I probably wouldn't go with that again. I saw alot of wear in the 2500 miles it was on there. Too damn soft if ya ask me....
 

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I am running Sprocket Specialties Front (17) and rear (47). They are 520 sprockets the front is steel and the rar an aluminium / titan tough (their hardening process). They have worked great without any issues.
 

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17t / 48t and loving it. Both are Sprocket Specialties the rear is Alum.(titan tough) and if you want more acceleration than i think this is the way to go. you loose top end and cruise at a slightly higher rpm but i think its worth it. just my 2cents
 

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Stock on the back, 17 toofer on the front. Winter will see a set of wheelie bars and a 16 on the front. :D
 

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I tried 17/46, 16/46, 16/44, and then went back to 16/46 which seems to work best for my riding style, the powerband of the bike, and my 250 mile Sunday group rides. Yes, the engine is spinning a bit faster than I would like on the Interstate, but I rarely cruise at a steady speed. We travel the back roads here in Florida.........the roads less traveled.

I considered aluminum, but bought steel. I suspect that there is a correlation between rear sprocket wear and tire longevity. Since I go through rear tires faster than anyone I know, I stayed with steel. Your results may vary, etc......

Dave
 

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Hey Voz, I am going to go a bit different route with my bars. They are going to be installable in about 5 minutes or so, struts and all. It will be interesting!! :D
 
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