DID 50va8 chain 954RR - Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org
Honda FireBlade Discussion of the Honda CBR 900RR, Honda CBR 929RR, Honda CBR 954RR, and Honda CBR 1000RR Motorcycles.

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 06-18-2016, 1:40 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: 06-24-2014
Location: Guatemala Central America
Posts: 9
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 0
 
DID 50va8 chain 954RR

Dear friends, have a question, my 954rr has a DID 50va8 chain, I need to replace it, but I would like to know if this chain is 530 or 532. Can anybody help me with this question?

Thanks in advance.
CBR954Riderr is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 06-18-2016, 2:12 AM
 
Join Date: 04-16-2011
Location: Monongah,West Virginia
Posts: 234
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 9
 
Re: DID 50va8 chain 954RR

You should replace chain and both sprockets at the same time. Worn sprockets will cause premature wear on a brand new chain and vice versa, shortening the life of either in a major way. With that being said, may as well get the 520 conversion kit. And just for reference chain number are 5= 5/8 of an inch long link, 2= 2/8 of an inch wide inside where the sprocket rides. Cant remember what the "0" means. But anyhow, plenty of newer liter bike track day and racers convert to 520 with no problems at all. It will wear a little faster than a bigger chain. But its not something you'd need to replace every year or even every other year. Just get a quality set, preferably steel sprockets. I'd suggest DID chain and AFAM sprockets.
coalminer frank is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 06-18-2016, 2:43 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: 06-24-2014
Location: Guatemala Central America
Posts: 9
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 0
 
Re: DID 50va8 chain 954RR

Mr. Coalminer Frank, I really appreciate your quick response. Today I have made some adjustment in order to fix "a little bit", the problem that I have now. However, I will change the chain, and I will take your advice. I saw on Amazon, a DID kit (chain and sprokets), I will order a kit like that.

Thank you, will let you know when the change is made.
CBR954Riderr is offline  
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org > Honda Motorcycle Models > Honda FireBlade

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
A valid e-mail address is REQUIRED. You will not have access to any site features until you activate your account using the activation e-mail that is sent to this address.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
CBR 954RR 520 chain conversion spikes Honda FireBlade 3 10-10-2010 10:21 PM
03 954RR Rear Sprocket And Chain scott hauff Wanted 8 05-04-2010 8:42 AM
DID 50VA8??? jrivas Honda RC51 0 03-30-2009 8:29 PM
can you add links to stock chain on the 02 954RR kagmyster00 Honda FireBlade 21 01-30-2009 9:41 PM
954rr cam chain tensioner SquireSCA Honda FireBlade 1 11-25-2006 7:01 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome