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  1. FZ-09 - Chain Slack and Adjustment (Video with ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    FZ-09 General Discussion
    Is the information for the chain slack in the owners manual correct? I have my doubts. For the FZ-09 (RN29) there is a chain slack of 5-15 mm recommended, when the motorcycle is on the sidestand. This is hotly debated in the forums. In my video I show you the difference between loaded and...
  2. How do my rivet flares look? new chain

    FZ-09 General Discussion
    Hey guys, First time putting on a rivet style chain, I've always used the clip type master links on my dirt bikes. Went with the RK 525 XW and some vortex sprockets. Well I ended up breaking the first two master links lol (cracked rivet on the first and over pressed on the second). Third I...
  3. Broken Chain Caused Damage

    Yamaha FZ-09 Common Problems/Issues
    I say caused damage because I can clearly see whats wrong but I don't know exactly what I'm looking at. Doing 80mph on the highway this morning for work and the chain literally disappears on me. No injury and 3 hours later for a tow and I'm back home. Please let me know if there's a cheaper fix...