Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration

Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration
Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration

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The Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration includes ONE Steel Countershaft (Front) Sprocket, ONE Steel Rear Sprocket, and your choice of ONE Premium 520 Drive Chain, each with the following features:

Superlite Series Sprocket And Chain Kits are complete with high-quality, lightweight chromoly steel sprockets and your choice of premium D.I.D brand chains. They make a great looking and great performing replacement chain set!

Sprockets / Chainwheels Included:

Superlite Steel Front Sprocket:

  • Superlite brand front sprockets are manufactured to be the lightest and strongest countershaft sprockets available today.
  • Case-hardened SCM435 heat treated chromoly-steel for maximum strength and durability.
  • All front sprockets are drilled and lightened for less rotating weight and great looks.
  • Extremely strong front sprockets and race tested on bikes with well over 200 HP.
  • Steel sprocket with one less tooth versus stock.

Superlite RS7 Series Steel Rear Sprocket:

  • Designed from MotoGP technology.
  • New and improved tooth design for better contact and longevity.
  • CNC-machined recessed face for a 20% weight savings over the standard design and the Supersprox Tri-Metal rear.
  • The unique spoke design offers superior strength with maximum weight reduction.
  • The lightest and strongest 520 steel sprocket on the market today.
  • Meets and / or exceeds O.E.M. specs and offer a perfect fit.
  • Steel sprocket with one more tooth versus stock.

Your Choice of Drive Chain:

D.I.D 520 ERV3 X-Ring Chain:

The D.I.D ERV3 X-ring chain is the ultimate high-performance, lightweight, low-friction race chain available and is used extensively by many off-road race teams. The ERV3 X-ring chain utilizes D.I.D's patented X-ring technology which reduces friction by 50% over standard O-ring chains for minimized power loss. The pins on the ERV3 X-ring chain have been put through a patented heat-treatment process to produce a pin that is 1.5 times harder than conventional pins. The result is a chain that is significantly stronger and offers better wear resistance than many other chains on the market. D.I.D ERV3 X-ring chains feature a gold-plated finish that resists rust and adds a little style to your motorcycle or ATV.

  • Exclusively designed for motorcycle racing.
  • High performance, lightweight and low friction chain provides the winning edge in World Class competition.
  • Features gold color plates.
  • Average tensile strength of 8,650 pounds.
  • Wear life index: 3100.
  • For 250 - 750cc Rally, 750cc Superbike and 250 - 750cc Endurance applications.
  • Weight (per 100 links): 3.30 pounds.
  • Includes a rivet-style master link.

D.I.D 520 VX2 X-Ring Chain:

D.I.D's Pro-Street X-Ring VX Series Chains are high quality X-Ring chains with superior strength to withstand the horsepower of today's dual sports and trials bikes. The VX Series uses D.I.D's patented low friction X-Ring for maximum performance.

  • Greater rigidity (7% higher than previous VM chain) creates smother handling, reduced power loss and quicker response.
  • Highest value in all D.I.D series.
  • D.I.D X-Ring has half the friction and 50 - 100% longer wear life compared to typical O-ring chains.
  • Superior longer life than previous VM series.
  • Solid rollers.
  • Shot-peened parts.
  • Pre-stretched.
  • Extended riveted bushing "Anti-Kink" design.
  • Replaces the Professional O-ring V Series and the Premium X-ring VM series chains.
  • Average tensile strength of 8,210 pounds.
  • Wear life index: 3500.
  • Ideal for bikes and ATV's up to 750cc.
  • Weight (per 100 links): 3.35 pounds.
  • Includes clip-style master link.

D.I.D 520 ZVMX Series X-Ring Gold Chain:

D.I.D's engineers are continuously improving chain designs in order to handle the tremendous horsepower loads of today's high performance motorcycles. In developing the new DID ZVM-X series, D.I.D focused on "Rigidity." Traditionally, "Tensile Strength" has been the bench-mark to indicate overall strength, but tensile strength is only a laboratory static measurement of a chain's fracture point. Rigidity, on the other hand, is the ability of a chain to withstand the forces that occur in the real world that riders experience. Increased rigidity means better power transfer from the engine to the ground, greater resistance to stretching under load, and overall improved performance that meets the demands of the current high-power bikes and the people who ride them.

  • Increased rigidity for better power transfer and greater resistance to stretching under load.
  • Overall improved performance that meet the demands of the current high-power bikes.
  • Designed to meet requirements of machines bigger than 1000cc.
  • Same excellent characteristics of the ZVM chains, but its new X2-ring design provides 40 percent greater wear resistance and better overall chain life.
  • Average tensile strength of 8,745 pounds.
  • Wear life index: 3500.
  • For use on Superbikes; maximum rated displacement 1200cc.
  • Weight (per 100 links): 3.59 pounds.
  • Includes a rivet-style master link.

Note for installing X-ring chains: As X-ring chains are wider than standard roller chains, when fitting an X-ring chain to a motorcycle that was fitted with a non O-ring chain as original equipment, it is essential to check that there is proper clearance of the engine cases near the countershaft sprocket and any other places of close contact. Failure to do so could result in damage to the chain and motorcycle and could ultimately cause the chain to fail.

Note: Image is for reference ONLY, actual product will vary based on fitment and selection.

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Southern California
Durability   Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  
The lightest steel sprocket and the strongest

Superlite is way better then supersprox. I use superlite on my R6 and my Ninja. This sprocket can take any type of abuse, and still looks good.

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San Jose, CA, USA
Ease of Installation   Performance   Style  

The chain is sparkling and the sprockets are steel so I'm hoping for durability. The kit does everything it promotes. Definitely an upgrade in acceleration. It does play with the speedo. I needed a leverage pipe to get the front sprocket off.

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Location: United States
Q: Does this kit come with the washer or nut that goes over the front sprocket?
1 year 5 months ago
MotoSport Staff Expert
1 year 5 months ago
A: No it would not come with the lock washer and nut. Those items can be found in the OEM section for your 2001 Yamaha R6 here:
Q: Is this a standard -1 +2 kit?
1 year 6 months ago
Expert MotoSport Staff
1 year 6 months ago
A: This Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration would be minus one in the front and plus one in the back.
Q: What size sprockets does this kit come with for a 92 cbr600 f2?
2 years ago
MotoSport Staff Top 1 Contributor Expert
2 years ago
A: Stock gearing on your 1992 Honda CBR600F2 is 15 tooth front and a 43 tooth rear sprockets. This acceleration kit drops the front sprocket on your bike to a 14 tooth and the rear up to a 44 tooth giving you more acceleration.
Q: Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration?
2 years 4 months ago
Hello I would like to place this order however it only offers 17 Front Sprocket and 45 Rear Sprocket I need to change in the package the front sprocket to be 16, can you help me with this so I can order? Superlite 520 Sprocket And Chain Kit - Quick Acceleration Steel front 16 Steel Rear 45 The D.I.D ERV3 Chain Regards,
Expert MotoSport Staff
2 years 4 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: Actually the 17/45 gearing you are seeing are the OEM (Stock) sizes for your sprockets. As the product description states this kit would include a steel front sprocket with one less tooth than stock (16 tooth front) and a steel rear sprocket with one more tooth more than stock (46 tooth). The 'Quick Acceleration' kits are pre-packaged with these sizes for your bike. The kit for your 2005 Yamaha R1 would only be available with a 16/46 gear combo.

We do also offer other Chain/Sprocket kits that would let you select the specific sizes of the sprockets you would like. I would recommend taking a look at the Vortex Sprocket & Chain Kit 520 for your R1:
Location: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Q: I have a CBR954, what is sprocket tooth count for the quick acceleration kit?
2 years 4 months ago
MotoSport Staff Expert
2 years 4 months ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: The kit for your Honda CBR954RR would have a 15 tooth front sprocket (1 down from stock) and a 44 tooth rear sprocket (1 up from stock).
Q: I have purchased this item and i need a new master link which masterlink should be used with this chain?
Over 3 years ago
MotoSport Staff
Over 3 years ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: You need the DID ERV3 master link.
Location: houston tx
Q: 520 conversion kit?
Over 3 years ago
Stock is 16 f 42 r What would be a sweet setup for quick acceleration, street driving and some track time. I have heard Renthal sprockets but do you all have something that compairs.
MotoSport Staff
Over 3 years ago Location: Portland, OR, USA
A: For your 2006 CBR1000RR the most common gearing change is to drop one tooth off the front for a little more acceleration. Some guys who prefer a little more acceleration than that will also add 2 teeth to rear. The gearing is more of a personal preference and there isn't a right gearing or a wrong gearing. By changing to a 520 kit you are shedding a lot of rotational weight from the drive train which will also help with the acceleration. Keep in mind though that a 520 kit on your bike will require more frequent chain adjustments and will not have the lifespan of a 530 kit. The Vortex sprocket kit is a good choice as you can choose either size, either 530 or 520 and allows you to choose the sprocket sizes.
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