Chain Size

Discussion in 'Modifications' started by Old Guy Too Many Bikes, Dec 31, 2020.

  1. Old Guy Too Many Bikes

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    Hi all, I have an '82 CT70 (purchased new) with a Lifan 110,(4 speed manual) , in it. I runs great, cruises nicely at 40-45, tops out at 55, but can't quite keep up with my son on his new Monkey. So, my plan is to move up to a 140 or 150. My question is, with the bigger engine, can I still use the 420 chain, or should I get a 428, like on my CL90. If so, are CT70 428 rear sprockets hard to come by?
     
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  3. lukelaw1

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    i think you should be ok with a 420 and will really have a hard time finding 428 sprockets to fit the rear wheel.
     
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    Thanks. I figure the worst case is that I would notice stretching before failure. Any brand recommendations?
     

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