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Offline Jens Jessen

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Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« on: March 22, 2017, 04:06:00 AM »
1. Would like new sprockets, but can't find any. Where can I buy? Something else might fit - but what?

2. Need better accleration. Have a 15 teth in front and a 36 rear. Would like a 14 front and a 38 rear - good combination?

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 08:17:59 AM »
Have you tried the owner of this site?

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 10:26:27 AM »
No. I was planing on buying something within Europe (EU). That will save me a small fortune in tax and costoms. I allways tripels the price!

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017, 12:55:20 PM »
Where ar you based l may be able to help

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017, 01:11:36 PM »
The front sprocket for a Kawasaki F9 (350 single dual sport from the early 70's) will fit. The only issue is that the F9 used a nut to hold the sprocket on, therefore the sprockets don't have the 3 holes for the retainer bolts. You can either drill and tap the holes in metal with a VERY hard surface, or find a heavy-duty snapring to hold it on the shaft. The good thing is that sprockets are available in nearly any size (at least in the U.S.).
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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 02:10:55 PM »
I am based in Denmark.

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2017, 04:54:47 PM »
I was hoping that model got imported into Europe, but probably not.

I checked, the JTF 437 you asked about on Facebook has the correct spline. The retention clip might need a little modification.

« Last Edit: March 22, 2017, 05:57:09 PM by OldSwartout »
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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017, 06:12:46 PM »
Jens, here's some previous discussion on 350 sprockets.....

http://bridgestonemotorcycleparts.com/index.php?topic=3301.msg17057#msg17057
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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2017, 06:15:54 PM »
Some times you just have to pay the price Jens, :'( doubt if you would ever need to replace them again? :)

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2017, 05:33:35 AM »
 :) Well. You might be wrong. I drive a lot, last year I coverd 5.500 kilometers (+ 3.000 miles) on my Honda CL450K6 from 1974. Even went to Cuba on it, and drove arround the island! Nice place. Wrote an article about in Classic bike - January issue 2017.

Planing to do many miles on my Bridgestone GTO from 1970. I has only unbeliveable 1.586 miles on it since new!

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Re: Sprockets front and rear GTO 350
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2017, 05:38:19 AM »
Thank you som much - that was very usefull.
Jens, here's some previous discussion on 350 sprockets.....

http://bridgestonemotorcycleparts.com/index.php?topic=3301.msg17057#msg17057

 


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