Mine was set to what the book recommends in that if u measure deflection it's like just over an inch. 25-35mm or whatever. I looked at delivery and I don't think it was adjusted by the dealer because none of the nuts looked touched. I'll take it for its first ride and recheck after it settles in a bit. But as of now I'd say mine was set ok.
There are many reports of bikes coming out of the crates with way too tight chains. Still, it is the dealerships responsibility to perform proper pre-delivery inspection (and thereby set correct chain slack) and it is also the owners responsibility to check that the chain slack is correct before riding the bike.
I loosened mine up just a bit. it was super tight. now it's in spec after a few rides. I left my r6 the way they had it and a few years later i decided to pull the swingarm and lube the bearings and I found dents from the bearing rollers in the swingarm pivot shaft. I'm pretty confident it was because of the chain being too tight.
I highly suggest loosing it up. it's better too loose than too tight anyway. the suspension will bind with a over tight chain.
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