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motox11 motox11
11/21/2017 5:08 PM

So I was scrolling through Facebook and....

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tesstickle tesstickle
11/21/2017 5:15 PM

Should've waited for the factory ecu

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Rhino Rhino
11/21/2017 5:24 PM

How does this even happen? I've never torqued my bolts and they have never come loose. How hard is it to just tighten the bolts and check them every new tire or every now and then?

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Johnny Depp Johnny Depp
11/21/2017 5:30 PM

Torque has spoken. Be warned.

2015 Beta 500 RS, history: 99 KTM 300, 87 CR250, 84 KLR 600, 82 GPZ 550, 81 KX 250, 80 KX 250, 79 Montesa 414 VE, 78 250 VB, 77 360 VB, 76 360 VA, 75 YZ 125, 74 TM 125, 72 TS 125, 60's West Bend Go Boy Kart

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JRT812 JRT812
11/21/2017 5:34 PM

No clue, but know for damn sure it wasn’t peelout

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tempura tempura
11/21/2017 7:31 PM

Damn Renthal sprockets are like butter anyway...lol

"Nothing happens until something moves"

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ocscottie ocscottie
11/21/2017 9:40 PM

Peely just took his shirt off. laughing

-OC
"Feed The Bull"
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-MAVERICK- -MAVERICK-
11/22/2017 2:49 AM

Lack of basic bike maintenance.

"Sorry Goose, but it's time to buzz the tower."

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Lucifa. Lucifa.
11/22/2017 3:10 AM

Brandan?

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NorCalRedRyder NorCalRedRyder
11/22/2017 3:16 AM

JM485? Didn't he do that to his bike at the Reno Endurcross I wanna say?

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scottydogmx scottydogmx
11/22/2017 6:17 AM
Rhino wrote:

How does this even happen? ...more

If for some unknown reason the bolts aren't done up tight enough when changing the sprocket and then come loose you might as well through the sprocket because the countersunk holes become mis shaped and no amount or torqueing works after that has happened.
I use to always change the bolts at the same time as the sprocket, but had to be careful which ones I got because talon hubs only use to work with nuts without washers .

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racer369 racer369
11/22/2017 6:40 AM

Don't care if you torque wrench them. Its does NO good unless you use RED Loctite! Takes small propane torch to melt that stuff when replacing sprocket

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Camp332 Camp332
11/22/2017 7:02 AM

It's happened to me before Bros! Going up a jump face. It wasn't good Bro. I'm a torque wrench kinda guy, and that shit can still happen.

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RoflCopter726 RoflCopter726
11/22/2017 8:26 AM
Camp332 wrote:

It's happened to me before ...more

Thats rough bro.

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dshaw45 dshaw45
11/22/2017 8:53 AM

You need a new torque wrench...the one you used was evidently broken! tongue

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Donovan759 Donovan759
11/22/2017 9:02 AM
ocscottie wrote:

Peely just took his shirt ...more

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peelout peelout
11/22/2017 9:08 AM

defiantly forgot to check the proper torque before shredding. i could care less for your safety, bro.

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sandspider250 sandspider250
11/22/2017 9:14 AM

that sprocket is clearly worn-out. I suspect poor MAINTENANCE (!)
how's the rest of the bike?

Free Jeffro

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miketherider miketherider
11/22/2017 9:36 AM

Torque wrench costs $35. Will save a lot of headaches.

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seth505 seth505
11/22/2017 9:42 AM

As funny as these topics are, for the first time ever my rear axle came loose on Sunday while riding moto. Felt sketchy and I pulled off and nut was finger tight. I was like FUCK, BRO.

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Camp332 Camp332
11/22/2017 9:49 AM
Camp332 wrote:

It's happened to me before ...more

RoflCopter726 wrote:

Thats rough bro.

I know Bro! Defiantly couldn't have been a lot worse.

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peelout peelout
11/22/2017 9:51 AM
seth505 wrote:

As funny as these topics ...more

HAD MY CHAIN ADJUSTER BOLT SHEAR IN THE MIDDLE OF A MOTO BRAKING UP A JUMP FACE. ENDO'D AND BROKE MY FACE ALL UP. DEFIANTLY COULDN'T HAVE BEEN AVOIDED BRO

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Falcon Falcon
11/22/2017 9:57 AM
seth505 wrote:

As funny as these topics ...more

peelout wrote:

HAD MY CHAIN ADJUSTER BOLT ...more

I am laughing my ass off, while simultaneously cringing about the time my axle broke because of a loose chain adjuster bolt. blush

Braaapin' aint easy.

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Squirtlege Squirtlege
11/22/2017 9:57 AM

Guy defiantly runs top 5 in 30+ Vet B class

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Tracktor Tracktor
11/22/2017 10:02 AM

Weird mechanicals we have had-

Bought a cheap 01 CR250 and during first ride to kind test it out at my house the front sprocket bolt came out. Sprocket cam off in air and locked up rear wheel. Luckily just skidded out. I checked bike over beofre riding but didn't think to check that.

Brand new 2016 KTM 65 - Inner flywheel lining came loose and bike died in air over 70' table. Luckily son just rode it out. A few seconds later he would've been headed up the face of a 90' step-up. Same bike rear brake rotor exploded while practicing starts. Took caliper and bracket with it. Both around 10 hours on a well maintained bike. Thanks KTM!........

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Camp332 Camp332
11/22/2017 10:45 AM
peelout wrote:

HAD MY CHAIN ADJUSTER BOLT ...more

Bro, you should've just Plead Out Bro.

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peelout peelout
11/22/2017 12:53 PM
seth505 wrote:

As funny as these topics ...more

peelout wrote:

HAD MY CHAIN ADJUSTER BOLT ...more

Camp332 wrote:

Bro, you should've just ...more

Im not sure it couldn't have happened to you, bro

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seth505 seth505
11/22/2017 12:54 PM
peelout wrote:

HAD MY CHAIN ADJUSTER BOLT ...more

Camp332 wrote:

Bro, you should've just ...more

peelout wrote:

Im not sure it couldn't ...more

Im defiantly sure it could happen to any bro.

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PFitzG38 PFitzG38
11/22/2017 8:20 PM

Clean threads - blue loktite - no torque wrench just tighten them as much as you can. I mark them but I have never had an issue - on any bike I've ever owned.

I don't know WTF your guys problems are with sprocket bolts but it's been pretty comical reading you guys discuss it. My question is how does seat bouncing effect sprocket bolt torque?? Peeley??

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TeamGreen TeamGreen
11/22/2017 10:31 PM

Bro, do you even torque?

I ripped a start from Egypt and I was happy about that.

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