DID 520 ATV X-Ring Chain

DID 520 ATV X-Ring Chain
DID 520 ATV X-Ring Chain

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  • Description
  • 11 Reviews
  • 4 Questions
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Description Item #DID000O

D.I.D is the number one motorcycle chain in the world. D.I.D chains are used by factory races teams from all manufacturers in race series everywhere.

The D.I.D X-ring is superior to other types of O-ring designs; it has half the power loss and 1.5 to 2 times the wear resistance of a normal O-ring chain. D.I.D's patented X-ring construction reduces friction by twisting between the side plates instead of being squashed. Normal O-rings and other makers' modified O-rings have squashed points that increase friction. The twisting action of the X-ring disperses the pressure and minimizes power loss. The X-ring's four contact points greatly increase its sealing performance. This keeps the dirt out and the lubrication in much better than any other O-ring. X-rings have the greatest wear resistance of any other type of O-ring or non-O-ring chain.

  • Uses a special steel alloy designed specifically to provide the extra strength required for quad racing.
  • Features the same low friction, long wearing X-ring technology as D.I.D's VX, ZVM-X, ZLV, and ERV chains.
  • The ATV X-ring chain is engineered to create additional pockets to lock in grease to prolong the life of the chain.
  • Solid rollers.
  • Shot-peened parts.
  • High cylindrical and roundness accuracy.
  • Exacting tolerances provide low friction.
  • Pre-stretched.
  • Extended riveted bushing "Anti-Kink" design.
  • Average tensile strength of 7,600 pounds.
  • Wear life index: 3250.
  • Rated up to a maximum displacement of 750cc.
  • Weight (per 100 links): 3.65 pounds.
  • Includes a clip-style master link.

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11 Reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Verified Purchaser
Lincoln, NE, USA
Durability   Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
Best ATV chain

This is my third did x ring ATV chain the first one went with one I sold and I put the second one on the minute I bought my quad new in 06 and now in 16 I finally wore out the sprockets and changed to new sprockets and a new chain. The best part is once you break it in and adjust it it almost never needs adjusting. Super strong chain and I have had no issues. I line before every ride and my 06 started as a mx quad and now does more long trails like Moab South Dakota and Colorado rides for hours at a time.
You won't be disappointed.

Verified Purchaser
Harborcreek, PA 16421, USA
Durability   Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
Good quality , great fit

I saved over 20$ buying the combo kit I would buy them againj

Verified Purchaser
El Dorado, KS 67042, USA
Durability   Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
Great Chain

This chain is heavy duty and well made. It was a little more difficult to put the master link in but that is due to the xring and being pre-greased. Didn't stretch as most new chains after hard riding.

Top 1000 Contributor Verified Purchaser
Minnesota, USA
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Awesome chain at an affordable price!

I always have run D.I.D chains with great continence and success. Weather your in the mud, sand, at the track or on the trails this chain is a great choice. I have at least a hundred miles on mine so far and havnt even had to adjust it. This includes hard riding during hill climbs and sandy/muddy conditions. I think this is one of the best chains for the money. It rides nice and smooth.

Durability   Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
High quality chain

Don't have a lot of hours on it yet but so far so good!

Durability   Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
Best chain available

i use this in atv motocross with a built motor on a honda trx 450r and it rarely needs to be tightened. my friend uses sunstar and snapping chains is a daily routine


This is the best chain I've ever had. Ive raced two xc races on it and this chain has barely stretched at all. Definitely worth the money.

Great chain

Bought the chain for my raptor 700. had to remove two links to fit my quad, easy to do, and the master link fit perfect. went out riding last weekend all day sat. No prob. with the chain.

Quinton, VA
Very Pleased

After many hours of riding with the new chain and sprocket there was very little adjustment needed to the chain and no signs of wear on the sprocket. Great Buy!!!!!!!

Bagdad, Ky
Rough start but Great Product

My first impression of this chain was wow! I race XC so a strong chain is important to me. I rode on the chain 3 time and broke the master link. Could've been something that I did but since I've replaced it I haven't had any problems out of it. I have a total of 4 races on this chain and have had little stretching and little signs of wear. Overall I am satisfied and will buy another DID chain when this one wears out.

New Hill, NC

We race ATVs and this is absolutely the best chain we have ever used. This chain has minimal stretch and lubes very well. After the rigors of MX racing an ATV, this chain shows excellent wearability. We have not replace a chain in over 100 races.

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4 Questions
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Q: How long is the 100 link chain? I need one for my 06 raptor 700 and dont want to get a 110 link if I dont need to?
2 years ago
Top 1 Contributor
1 year 10 months ago
A: The DID 520 ATV X-Ring Chain is 100 links. You can choose other lengths and cut the chain to the exact length required for you 2006 Yamaha Raptor 700
Location: Florida
Q: Can I use a DID 520 ATV chain for a street bike if the sprockets and link number is the same?
Over 6 years ago
MotoSport Staff Expert
Over 6 years ago Location: USA
A: I sure you'll need more than 110 link. This ATV chain will more than likely not be enough.
Location: neversink ,N.Y
Q: Will this chain stand up to a modified banshee?
Over 7 years ago
Expert MotoSport Staff
Over 7 years ago Location: Portland, OR
A: X-Ring chains are the strongest chain you can purchase. With that said this would hold up just fine. My only suggestion is to make sure you order the correct link size, if your swingarm is extended.
Q: Does this chain come with a master link?
Over 7 years ago
MotoSport Staff
Over 7 years ago Location: Portland, OR
A: yes this includes the master link.
2 years 2 months ago Location: michigan
A: Yes it does
1 year 10 months ago
A: Yes
Over 5 months ago Location: El Dorado, KS 67042, USA
A: Yes master link, xrings and a little extra grease.
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