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what color chain should I choose

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ELWOOD
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okay...I have decided to order up a chain and sprocket kit from motomummy.
anyways i have chosen to go with a 520 conversion and -1/+2 gearing. The rear sprocket I will most likely go with is the Sprocket Specialists Ultralight in black...

now I just cant seem to decide what color chain I want...either blue or gold...any thoughts appreciated...

the first pic is old(many mods ago) but the later two are a bit more up to date...


 

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ELWOOD
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actually thought of switching my forks out with gold ones and maybe someday a pair of black or gold marhesini's

wave rotors will be ordered the same time I get my sprocket:fact
 

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R1 Addiction
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gold chain IMO. Especially if later on you plan to get some marchs'. It would look something similar to what bogie has done. I know you have seen the pics.......EVERYBODY has. :lol
 

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ELWOOD
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hmm...jray04r1...ehh, maybe Ill drop a pm in spidey's inbox...
 

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please dont go -1/+2

such a waste. have fun cruising 60mph in 6th gear at 8k

all you do is wheelie. your top speed sucks and well acceleration isnt really any better. +2 is the way to go trust me man.

my bike was completely stock and i was only two up in the rear. my buddy had a gutted cat, slip ons, custom tuned pc3 and stock gearing on his 06 r1. well i smoked him by like 4 bikes till about 160 when i let off. do it right the first time man...
 

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Nice bike!!
If the gold will match the lettering..gold.
What does gauloises mean, anyway?
it's a cigarette company :epimp:bandit. ...........and did erv3 chains only come in gold.:sneaky
 

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ELWOOD
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please dont go -1/+2

such a waste. have fun cruising 60mph in 6th gear at 8k

all you do is wheelie. your top speed sucks and well acceleration isnt really any better. +2 is the way to go trust me man.

my bike was completely stock and i was only two up in the rear. my buddy had a gutted cat, slip ons, custom tuned pc3 and stock gearing on his 06 r1. well i smoked him by like 4 bikes till about 160 when i let off. do it right the first time man...
I already have a -2 front sprocket in my bike(15 tooth) and love it. they say that -1 in the front is roughly equal to +2.5 in the rear so if you go by that logic then im already at +5 in the rear, and with this new setup ill only be +4.5 in the rear. so im really making it a bit less agressive than it already is. I had a -1 front sprocket in my bike once and did not feel it was the right gearing for the bike. My bike still tops out around the same ballpark as my buddies new 600's(06 cbr600rr, 07 zx-6r) but the acceleration of my bike destroys them:fact... so -1/+2 is perfect in everyway for me:fact
 

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ELWOOD
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hmm...good point blur1...
 

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i like the regular silver look.

but, gold would be my sec choice.

blue will make ur bike look like it belong to a squid
 

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i like the regular silver look.

but, gold would be my sec choice.

blue will make ur bike look like it belong to a squid
Who's to say it doesn't belong to a squid? :sing:

I'd say gold to match the levers. Would look good. Then maybe some FIAT stickers :lol jfwy man, nice bike! :boobies
 

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ELWOOD
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gold and Jray02r1 from the pics of your bike, it seems your brake fluid in that rear resi is a little black, may wanna flush that soon! just a thought, but gold would look good
actually i noticed that a while back and it was actually just low on fluid for some reason...
Who's to say it doesn't belong to a squid? :sing:

I'd say gold to match the levers. Would look good. Then maybe some FIAT stickers :lol jfwy man, nice bike! :boobies
fiat huh:hammer: :lol
 
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