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Thread: Zipper's Cushion Drive Chain Conversion

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    The ONLY reason I can figure to convert to chain is for ease of changing the chain vs the hassle of belt swap.

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    Yikes! $1395!man I feel poor!

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    Yeah, for $1395 more than the cost of a new belt. Get a new belt and go for another 100K miles.
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    Even get a new belt and pay the dealership to install it. Still less.
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    I bought a 750 Kawasaki for that back in the 70's it was only 2 years old.

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    I dont see the point. One of the reasons i bought a harley was for the maintenance free belt drive. While the chain itself might be easier to replace, the inner sprocket would still be a pain. I seem to remember most chain sprocket/combos needed replacement around the 15k mark, at least they did on the older bikes i used to ride. That doesnt take into account all the extra cleaning and oiling you have to do. The only bikes i would even consider a chain drive on these days would be a dual sport or adventure bike.

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    I completely agree.

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    chain or stay home FTW!
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    That comes from somebody who hasn't owned a belt... once you go belt... well you know the rest.
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    lol. this is true. I sell belts though. does that count?
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