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Notice the one link has a flat pin, like it was grinded down. This is not the master link, there is another one just like it, so there are atleast two pins like this. The chain feels and looks completely fine in every other aspect. thank you



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If the chain has been like that for some time then it doesn't seem to be too dangerous. hmm

If I were you I would at least have a spare link in my pocket - just in case. wink

Really though, if the chain and sprockets have done a few miles then it may be better to start saving for a replacement set.

Martyn



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Thank you

Does this look OK for my 02 ttr250
www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IJ1OKBW/ref=gno_cart_title_0


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I really like the stock gearing so I want to stay the same


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Personally I'd replace it, Especially if you off road alot, It would only take a small stone or other hard debris to get caught inside the link and rear sprocket and it will probably "pop" the link off. The last thing you want is the chain coming off suddenly, could lock up your rear wheel, damage your engine casings etc.
why risk damage to yourself or bike for the cost of a new chain, I'd replace it for peace of mind.

Andy


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Thanx Andy

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Looks like somone made a chain from bits and didnt rivet them right or cut it too short and added pieces back in .

You could replace with a rivet link .

I would alway aer on safety and replace the lot .

Dont bother with cheap chains use a renthal or tsubaki or similar o or x ring , they will last years and not let you down .

The jt sprockets are a good in steel last well  but get two fronts as the wear alot quicker and  replace when they get hooked .

 



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