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Re: [ST] countershaft sprocket

On Dec 17, 2006, at 11:27 AM, halfast3 wrote:

>> So I'm getting ready to install a new chain and sprockets. I looked
> at
> the FAQ and it doesn't mention whether the 36mm nut for the front
> sprocket is the normal rotation or not.<
> Normal rotation, Matt.  Torque is 132nm [95 ft/lbs].

I now understand the grunting part. (see FAQ) Even with a 3' breaker 
bar, the bike in gear, the brake pedal applied and the wheel tied down 
from rotating I still can't get it to budge.

Other than finding someone with an air wrench, any ideas?

I'm also wondering how you could apply that much torque with an air 
wrench. It seems like it would just spin the wrench around in your 

Real nice day here between storms, I might just have to give up on this 
project and take the KLR out for a spin.

Matt Knowles - Ferndale, CA - 
  '99 Sprint ST - for going fast and far (2CZUSA)
  '01 KLR650 (A15) - for exploring the North Coast backroads
  '97 KLX300 & '01 Lakota - for playing in the dirt
  '79 KZ400 - just because it was the first vehicle I ever owned

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