Any Honda Dominator NX650 owners out there ?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by KeithDommirider, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    I took a pic of what the mounting bracket looks like. I can measure if anyone needs.

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  2. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Nice work, Scoot. Looks time-consuming.

  3. Honda Scoot

    Honda Scoot Time To Ride

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    Yes to time consuming. Not to mention stinky and plastic chips from the dremel going everywhere. Wife of 32 years puts up with it. :deal 17 places needed attention and the rear fender has not been touched. That PlastiFix REALLY WORKS. Long term will tell how well.

    It has been slow and tedious, but I came home for lunch today to find a package from MMOTOPARTS. Needless to say my enthusiasm for this project got a giant boost! :clap

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  4. Bounder

    Bounder ExternallyDisplaced

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    Thats a very tidy looking rack, great work on the fairings. Time consuming but rewarding I guess?
  5. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    I just received an email back from Sunstar about the sprocket size. This is it:



    HI Dave,
    This has turned into an interesting question actually.

    I&#8217;ve been researching it and it looks like this may be mis-listed in our catalog. We show our 320xx front sprocket for the NX but I&#8217;ve checked a couple of our competitors and compared the specifications and it looks like the total height, with the embossed side of the sprocket should be 10mm and our 320 is only 7.8mm.

    Do you have the OE part that you pulled off where we can check the measurement with a set of calipers? I&#8217;m guessing its supposed to be 10mm and ours is listed in error but would need to check against the OE part to be certain.

    Thanks,

    Mike Ivers
    937-743-9049 x1334
    Sunstar E.A.
    www.sunstar-mc.com
    700 Watkins Glen Dr, Franklin , OH 45005
  6. slowhatch

    slowhatch Adventurer

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    Very nice. I was looking at this rack before I found an OE one. Still may purchase one at some point because of how much coverage it offers. His original design used an aftermarket rear fender. I'm glad to see he has incorporated the stock fender now instead. Did you get to choose the color or do you have to paint it?
  7. Skapegoat

    Skapegoat Adventurer

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    Throw up a pic for references.
    Yeah the bars hit my exhaust on a 93 so I had to take out the grinder!:huh
  8. Honda Scoot

    Honda Scoot Time To Ride

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    It is powder coated white from MMotoparts. When I was going through the check out process, it asked which color was wanted.
    I chose white to match the color that the frame and engine guard will be painted for the Rothmans paint scheme.
  9. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    And the email from sprocket specialists:

    Unfortunately, I do not have access to what the OEM looks like, but I suspect it has two tapped and drilled holes. Our sprockets are aftermarket of course and
    Are too spec with the OEM, however we do not drill and tap holes in it. Our part number 5033 comes with a retainer clip.

    Thank you,

    DeeDee Sarao
    Office Manager
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    (530) 533-0802
    (530) 533-0663 Fax
    deedee@sprocketspecialists.com


  10. Bounder

    Bounder ExternallyDisplaced

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    Thats strange, I have a sprocket from my 88 model with 5033 stamped on it, it has drilled and tapped holes in it.
    Unless some other company makes a front sprocket for the 6 spline NX also with the part# 5033.
  11. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    Is it the sprocket size/thickness that causes premature wear or the lack of support holes drilled in it?
  12. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    slowhatch Adventurer

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    Shipping cost almost as much as the sprocket as well. I noticed though if I added several to the cart shipping did not change that much. May be worth it to find a few guys to go in on buying some since they're N/A here. Just a thought.
  14. snowman318

    snowman318 Future Corpse

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    This came from SS http://www.sprocketspecialists.com/sprockets/products/page-4
    I measured both the stock rear and this one, both around 7.5 mm.
    Yes shipping was almost as much as the sprocket.
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  15. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    I would go in on sprockets if other people were interested. But otherwise I was going to buy a fairing and a few misc pieces that aren't available here, or a dozen sprockets so I'm covered for the next 25 years :D
  16. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    snowman318 Future Corpse

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    Yep, keeps the rpms down alittle on the hyway, but you seem to do alot more downshifting.
    Went back to 15 for day to day riding.
  18. dstriffler

    dstriffler Been here awhile

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    Have you changed the rear sprocket at all? Stock is 45 but I dropped to 43 in the rear, like you said highway riding is much improved but around town I miss the unintentional wheelies!
  19. snowman318

    snowman318 Future Corpse

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    Still a 45. Some figure 1 tooth front is equal to 3 in the back
  20. mas335

    mas335 xendurist

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    I haven't followed this entire discussion about the Countershaft sprocket so I am not sure what the main issue is. I do know that the OEM sprocket has been discontiuned for a while so I ordered a JT 15T sprocket.

    It seems you all are concerned about the over all width or thickness so that you have a wider "foot print" on the output shaft which is wise. Since my JT sprocket is installed it is hard to get a perfect measurement but the cog itself is 6mm thick. There is a machined offset at the spines to make that area thicker, my estimation is it appears to be about 2mm so the over all thickness (width) 8mm at the center is this cog. I do not recall the back side having any such increased width or offset.

    The only thing I did not like about this cog is that the raised portion at the spline bore was machined round, makes producing it much easier and cheaper but the lock plate is not round. When you tighten the locking plate screws the outer edges want to bend towards the cog because there is no metal to "shoulder" the plate against, I didn't like this. My solution was easy, I got washers that were small in overall diameter and the right thickness and put them behind the plate so the screws could tighten without bending the plate.

    While typing this I seem to remember that I ground a spot on the washer edges so that they would fit closer to the machined offset portion of the cog. Seems the washers would not line up with the screws without doing this. I may also have filed the washer down to match the thickness of the offset or gap so that there was no flexing, it made for a perfect fit.

    The cog number is JTF 281-15 made by JT sprockets